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2-Way Communication with GSM

Upload GPS fix schedules and download data and diagnostics with Lotek’s WildCell collars.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lotek WildCell collars let you send schedules and receive data and diagnostics from any location, using only your cell phone. No command unit or computer is necessary, and there's no need to download your data from any third-party web sites. Just call directly, using a cell phone modem, and achieve near to real-time GPS monitoring of all your animals. As a result, you can obtain a very accurate map of the travel paths and behaviour patterns of your animal from almost anywhere in the world!

GPS Series collars are capable of tracking the fine-scale movements of a variety of animals through many different habitats. Furthermore, by taking advantage of the collar’s flexible scheduling option, your study can be customized to your particular research needs.

Based on the proven design of our other GPS systems, the GPS Series of remote tracking collars, with user-replaceable batteries, can collect up to 12,000 data records when taking 24 fixes per day. Data records can be downloaded and schedules can be changed at your convenience.Lotek offers unlimited customer support and a full one year warranty on all of our equipment.

  WildCellMG WildCellSG WildCellM5 WildCellS5
Dimensions (mm) (L x W x H) 120  x 86  x 126 69 x 49 x 74 120  x 86  x 126 69 x 49 x 74
The collar contains GPS receiver
GSM cellular modem
VHF tracking beacon
Features Video Camera****
Mortality sensor
Temperature sensor
2 axis activity sensor
Advanced scheduler
Hibernation sensor
Virtual Fence
Options Drop off compatible
WAAS, Egnos compatible (call Lotek for availability)
GSM ground station Function:
- To receive SMS messages containing GPS locations from the collars
- To send a new schedule to the collar by using GPS Total Host
Total collar weight/size Approx. 950g (dependent on belt type and size) Approx. 350 - 500g (dependent on belt type and size) Approx. 950g (dependent on belt type and size) Approx. 350 - 500g (dependent on belt type and size)
Operational life/battery pack **6months
1 year
2 years


GPS every 20 min.GPS every 50 min.

GPS every 40 min.
GPS every 1h 30 min.


GPS every 25 min.
GPS every 1h.

GPS every 50 min.
GPS every 2 hours
User replaceable battery pack 3B57 3B50 3B57 3B50
User programmable via cable with download link GPS & beacon schedules
Mortality delay
Time
Remote upload via GSM       Network GPS & beacon schedules & Virtual Fence parameters
Remote download via GSM Network Data & diagnostics
VHF beacon frequency Customer specified
148-174 MHz / 216 - 220 MHz
Operating temperature range -30˚C to +50˚C
Software interface(includes host software) Windows XP® or higher recommended

 

* The differential data cannot be sent remotely through SMS.
** Battery life estimates are approximate and may vary due to variance in individual battery capacity as per manufacturer, as well as operating conditions including ambient temperature, landscape, species, etc.
*** An SMS message is sent after 7 acquired GPS fixes.
**** Please contact Lotek for more information - some restrictions apply (IMG, MG models only).
The WildCell is ideally suited to provide locational data for:
  • detailed home range analysis
  • precise movement corridors
  • micro-habitat analysis
It can be used on such animals as moose, wolf, deer and bear, to name but a few.