These are the components of a PIT tag monitoring station:

  • long range reader
  • 12 volts DC power source
  • loop antenna
  • antenna tuning capacitors
  • voltmeter


Some tools are necessary

  • inductance meter
  • tuning indicator (HDX)
  • long tape measure (50 m)
  • plastic meter stick for measuring read range 
  • screwdrivers
  • wire cutters
  • wire strippers
  • pliers
  • hammer