Lightning not in a bottle but heard by a chip

Mike O'Dell mo at
Fri May 4 09:33:30 CDT 2012

hearing discharges on AM or LW is not hard.
distinguishing between different types of discharges,
the approximate energy, and direction, that *is* hard.


On 5/3/12 8:26 PM, Joseph Bento wrote:
> On 5/3/2012 12:33 PM, Mike O'Dell wrote:
>> Take this:
>> swizzle in a bit of APRS
>> and presto! distributed lightning detector network!
> An AM radio is so much easier, and everyone has one.  Not networked, 
> mind you.  Just tune as low as it can go - usually about 530KHz.
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