Lotek Group has introduced an innovative family of GPS products (LiteTrack) intended to reduce significantly the weight of the collar while increasing the data collected and send the data via the Iridium satellite system.
While still NEW this product line is field proven.
The collars come in a variety of sizes and can weigh from just below 250 grams up to 420 grams depending on battery configuration, belt type and size.
Operating life also can vary depending on battery configuration, application and study needs and objectives. It can be more than doubled or tripled using ‘SWIFT’ fixes strategy at an expense of slight accuracy degradation.
Please contact one of our Telemetry Specialists to discuss your study needs. We look forward to finding out what species you want to use these innovative collars on, and what you will discover.
Home range analysis, Distribution and Habitat use, Survival, Inter/Intra Species interactions, Migration, Predator/ prey interaction, Strategic placement of wildlife crossing (overpasses, underpasses) , Translocations and re-introductions, Human wildlife conflicts, Adaptive management, Population dynamics, Judas operations, Identifying timing and peak of rut activity, Adaptive landscape management, Kill rates, Cause specific mortalities, Kill sites prediction, Invasive species management
Litetrack Iridium 250 on wolverine
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Field season is almost here! Our wolverine research team spends their winters tagging and releasing these elusive creatures! Radio collars help us learn where wolverines go and what they do. We use this information to help make decisions about areas that need to be protected. . . . . . #wolverine #wildlife #savewildlife #wildlifephotography #wildlifeconservation #conservation #conservationbiology #fieldwork #research #fieldresearch #wildliferesearch #fieldseason #radiocollar #catchandrelease #ontario #animalsdoingthings #animalvideos #cute
Testing VHF/GPS Collar Design and Safety in the Study of Free-Roaming Horses
Gail H. Collins, Steven L. Petersen, Craig A. Carr, Leon Pielstick
Published: September 8, 2014
Wyoming State Annual Report 2017
Suitability of a GPS collar for grazing studies
C. T. Agouridis, T. S. Stombaugh, S. R. Workman, B. K. Koostra, D. R. Edwards, E. S. Vanzant
shs.tamu.edu/docs/lshs/end-notes/suitability of a gps collar for grazing studies-0301967361/suitability of a gps collar for grazing studies.pdf
Dama Gazelle with Collar
Mule Deer Research – Texas Parks & Wildlife
How and why radio collars are used in University of Wyoming chronic wasting disease study
Mule Deer CWD Study
Bighorn Sheep Return to Big Bend Ranch State Park
Take an Epic Journey With the Elk of Yellowstone
A Triumph for Pronghorn Antelope
Keeping it Wild: Pronghorn Tracking Collars
Polar bear body cams capture never before seen behavior from Arctic predator
Elk Camera Collar
IridiumTrackM – Previous Generation
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7 Pronghorn captured and collared. Quick refueling for the helicopter and they are back at it. 159 more to go! . . . #oregon #oregonoutdoors #easternoregon #landscapes #wildlifework #wildlifemanagement #wildlifebiologist #getoutside #upintheair #wildlifecollars #mugging #pronghorn
|Weight (g)||220 – 260||309 – 342||344 – 376||405 – 437|
|Fix type ||Regular||SWIFT||Regular||SWIFT||Regular||SWIFT||Regular||SWIFT|
|1 year life||18||24||18||24||57||59||144||144|
|2 years life||15||12||5.5||12||16||26||57||72|
|3 years life||3||8||3||8||8||16||36||41|
|4 years life||2||4||2||4||6||12||24||32|
|5 years life||1||3||1||3||4||8||16||24|
1. VHF beacon is set to operate for 28 hours a week on average. The collar transmits through Iridium after collecting 18 positions for regular and 9 positions for swift fixes.
Frequency range: 148MHz to 174MHz
Operating temperature: -30˚C to +50˚C
Standard adjustment: 30mm
Heavy duty package: 740g (420 model only)
Collar circumference (mm):
LiteTrack Iridium 250: 240-940.
LiteTrack Iridium 330, 360 and 420: 240-1290.
Collar width (mm):
LiteTrack Iridium 250: 38.
LiteTrack Iridium 330, 360 and 420: 38-51
Timed Release Drop-Off:
TRD (35-55g) available for all models.
TRRD (140g) available for 330, 360 and 420 models.
Note: Timed Release Drop-Offs must be ordered with the collar
(they are not retrofittable).