Errors from the Swifts

The purpose of this post is to describe an error we’re experiencing with two of our Anabat Swifts. The third Swift in our stable works perfectly well, we think. In this post, I’ll summarize our problem. Then I will give a detailed report on our last encounter with the problem. If we solve the problem,…

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The Anabat Swift

My summer research group is trying to discover which species of bat are inhabiting Santa Rosa Island (in the Channel Islands National Park). We are searching for bats using acoustic methods. Our tool of choice is the Anabat ultrasonic bat detector, and we are hoping to get permission from the Channel Islands National Park to…

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Cleaning Call Files with Anabat Insight

I’m experiencing some ‘bad behavior’ from Analook Insight, a program I’m using to clean call files recorded with an Anabat Swift. My goal is to remove extraneous data from a call file. Here’s a call with extraneous (low frequency) noise. Read about my troubles after the jump. I can select some noise for deletion. And…

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