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Re: Mott Island Webcam

Post by Midwest Ed » Fri Apr 17, 2015 6:48 pm

Wonderful and exciting. I am still pushing for a Washington Creek Moose Cam.

The Ranger III in Houghton (can presently be seen during daylight hours) on this Michigan Tech Web Cam. It's on the extreme left, 40% of the way up from the bottom.

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Post by fonixmunkee » Sat Apr 18, 2015 4:32 pm

That Mott Island cam is very cool. Makes Isle Royale seem just a little closer.
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Post by NancyT » Sat Apr 18, 2015 5:19 pm

So close, yet so far...
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Re: Mott Island Webcam

Post by Midwest Ed » Sat Apr 18, 2015 11:21 pm

After watching for awhile after dark, I notice what seems to be a bright blinking light, reflecting on the ice.
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Re: Mott Island Webcam

Post by Ingo » Sun Apr 19, 2015 8:11 pm

I believe there's a flashing light on the Mott Island dock.

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Post by fonixmunkee » Sat Apr 25, 2015 9:15 pm

This image is three days old, but I thought it was encouraging...
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Post by srparr » Tue May 05, 2015 12:24 pm

The park service has launched a second webcam ... now they have Mott Island and Tobin Harbor available

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Post by fonixmunkee » Wed May 06, 2015 12:36 pm

Thanks srparr, I've added this to a static forums page I'm building...located here. I also merged this with our previous webcam thread and renamed the thread.
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Re: Isle Royale Webcams

Post by Midwest Ed » Sun Nov 08, 2015 3:35 pm

So the Mott Island webcam is still appears to be operational or at least I hope so. Maybe it's just the date in the title that's changing, but a few days ago it went a bit out of focus. Tobin Harbor picture is frozen at 10/19. Appears it takes just one shot per day at about 3 pm ET. I wonder how long it will stay online. Will be interesting to keep an eye on it.

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Re: Isle Royale Webcams

Post by johnhens » Sun Nov 08, 2015 3:50 pm

I will volunteer to spend winter out there to keep the lens clean.


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Re: Isle Royale Webcams

Post by Midwest Ed » Sun Nov 08, 2015 3:53 pm

johnhens wrote:I will volunteer to spend winter out there to keep the lens clean.
And the solar panel free of snow and ice.

I captured today's image. Let's see if it actually changes tomorrow. Too bad they don't keep or make past images public .

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Re: Isle Royale Webcams

Post by johnhens » Sun Nov 08, 2015 3:58 pm

Midwest Ed wrote:
johnhens wrote:I will volunteer to spend winter out there to keep the lens clean.
And the solar panel free of snow and ice.
Of course. I will do a selfie every few days so you know I am ok.


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Re: Isle Royale Webcams

Post by Midwest Ed » Mon Nov 09, 2015 9:56 pm

Midwest Ed wrote:I captured today's image. Let's see if it actually changes tomorrow.
I just compared the two images and there's no doubt the Mott Island webcam is still live. Maybe we should start a betting pool on what day it goes dark.
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Re: Isle Royale Webcams

Post by Midwest Ed » Wed Nov 18, 2015 7:31 pm

System was down for a couple of days. Now seems to be back up with an updated snapshot albeit 3 days old.

Anyone willing to wager the date it sends it's last picture? I have to believe the Island Winter will eventually win. Intuition and nothing else says a mild winter but lots of snow. I'm going with December 7th, after which the solar charger gives out.

Edit:
Nov 28th and still alive. Picture is still blurry. I thought it was out of focus but looks more like the camera is not stable. We've had more snow in Northern Illinois.

Edit:
Looks like my prediction didn't even come close. December 9th and not a flake of snow on the ground. So far a very strange December indeed.
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