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GPS Locations downloadable over VHF radio,
from just 2.9g

-- Proximity sensing now available --

Accurate, automated GPS locations are taken at times/dates programmed by you, to meet the requirement of your study. The locations can then be remotely downloaded with our VHF PinPoint Command Unit, when you want to with no need to recapture your animal.

Great for:

  • Species that are difficult to recapture
  • Periodic data collection during your study
  • Species prone to disturbance
  • Proximity sensing
  • Mortality sensing
  • Customised to suit animal
  • Highly flexible, programmable tags
  • Lightweight, easy to use PinPoint Commander
  • Limited recharges, depending on deployment




Provisional Model Specifications

Model PinPoint VHF-50 PinPoint VHF-75 PinPoint VHF-120 PinPoint VHF-240
Weight * From 2.9g From 3.5g From 5.0g From 10.0g
Estimated number of locations 90 - 5,500 depending on tag model, GPS, beacon and RF communication schedules; contact us to discuss your application
Data Download PinPoint Commander and Yagi Antenna
Standard model dimensions (L x W x H) 23 x 12 x 6 mm 25 x 14 x 7 mm 25 x 14 x 10 mm 55 x 17 x 11 mm
Scheduling Simple and flexible scheduling for GPS locations and VHF download.
Rechargeable Limited recharges, depending on deployment
Sensing options Mortality and
Proximity of other tagged animals
Operating temperature -5C to +50C
Antenna * 5cm GPS antenna
18cm VHF antenna
Waterproofing Standard & Heavy duty models: Splash tolerant
Warranty 3 month or 80% of the scheduled life, whichever is shorter
* Weight includes tubes for fitting harnesses. Customised, heavy duty (more robust with stronger antennas) and marinised versions of these tags are available for additional weight.

Please contact one of our Avian Telemetry Specialists to discuss your project.