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LifeCycle Collar - low-cost alternative to VHF collars

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This low budget satellite collar takes 1-2 fixes per day for up to 4 years.

If you're tired of having to periodically check up on your VHF collars, LifeCycle collars can send their daily GPS positions right to your computer screen.

  • No more costly and risky overflights.
  • More accurate data.
  • Get a report on the animal’s mortality as soon as it's determined.


Ideal for mortality/survival studies.

Relative to traditional methods, the LifeCycle collar offers:

  • instant mortality notification
  • lower flight costs
  • attractive economics
Satellite System GlobalStar
Housing Dimensions Ungulates (mm) L x W x H
Housing Dimensions Carnivores (mm) L x W x H
Battery Housing Dimensions (mm) W x H x D
83.5 x 51 x 27
96.5 x 54 x 35
68 x 48 x 58
Approx. Weight 450g - 600g
Features Mortality locations
Mortality notification by email
Drop off compatible
User replaceable battery pack
Google Earth interface / Web Service
Estimated GPS battery life 3 years with a GPS fix every 13 hours
4 years with a GPS fix every 23 hours
Operating temperature range -40°C to +50°C
VHF Frequency 141- 173 MHz
Factory programmed to operate from Sunrise to Sunset
Pulse rate increases in mortality mode
Default mortality delay time: 24 hours
Data Access Webservice (optional) or