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VEMCO Donates VPS for Auction

Friday, August 1st, 2014


The 144th American Fisheries Society Annual General Meeting is being held in Quebec City, Quebec from August 18th to the 21st and for the 3rd year, VEMCO is very pleased to be donating a VEMCO Positioning System (VPS) for their silent auction.

Place the winning bid at the AFS AGM silent auction and you will receive a VEMCO Positioning System (VPS) consisting of 6 (six) VR2W acoustic monitoring receivers, 6 (six) acoustic coded transmitters and $5000 worth of data processing service. The entire system is valued at over $16,000 CDN.

The winning bidder will receive a gift certificate for the VPS which can be redeemed at any time by contacting VEMCO at your convenience and we will ship the equipment direct to your location.

vps_tracksIf you plan to attend the AGM and would like to bid on the VPS, please ensure you have your bidding budget pre-approved. In past years the bidding has exceeded $9000. All proceeds from the auction go to student travel and awards.

The VEMCO Positioning System (VPS) is an underwater acoustic fine-scale positioning system, capable of providing metres level position resolution of many animals simultaneously. There is no limit to the amount of area a VPS can cover and it can typically run unattended for up to a year at a time. The VPS system is based on VEMCO’s standard off-the-shelf receivers and transmitters used in numerous presence / absence studies worldwide. Learn more about the VPS at https://www.vemco.com/products/vps/.

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