A Manual for Wildlife Radio Tagging, Second Edition by Robert E. Kenward

By Robert E. Kenward

Holding the introductory style of the now vintage First variation, this revision contains all of the most up-to-date innovations within the box. New info on equipment of radio tag harnessing, new sections on satellite tv for pc monitoring suggestions and new forms of facts research are all incorporated. nonetheless the one finished, updated, creation to this primary procedure for flora and fauna and behavioral biologists. * a different advisor to the topic* complete insurance of the very most modern innovations in either terrestrial and satellite tv for pc monitoring* precise, sensible tips in the way to healthy tags, tune animals, resource and overview equipments and strategies and examine ensuing information

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Most transmitters are now surface-mount designs, with stages for frequency generation and antenna matching separated from a pulse-forming circuit. 5 V cells. A new type of transmitter includes surface-mount microcontroller circuitry to provide an array of functions that is still expanding. Perhaps the most common applications are to enhance tag life, by reducing or stopping transmissions at times when animals are not being tracked, and to produce complex identity coding within a pulse (Fig. 5B) that can identify many tags on one frequency.

The standardised construction techniques give more consistent transmitter performance than the free-standing construction described for single-stage transmitters in the first edition, or even the circuit board approach used for twostage designs (Kenward, 1987). There have also been improvements in the consistency and performance of lithium cells. 15. Spectrum analyser output from two radio tags. One tag (A) is poorly tuned: it radiates strongly on all six harmonics that are visible on the display, and more strongly on the fourth harmonic than on the intended third harmonic.

5. A schematic view of how transmitters with similar power requirements, either using slightly shorter pulses with shorter intervals (A) or simple coding of pulse trains with similar total length (B), can be used to distinguish signals from tags on similar radio frequencies. 1 FREQUENCY Many countries allocate a frequency band of 150kHz-2MHz for wildlife radio tags, mostly in the Land Mobile Band at 138-174MHz. Most European countries have bands at 150-151 MHz, with 142MHz also used in Austria and 148-149MHz allocated in France, Holland, Spain and Switzerland.

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