Lightning not in a bottle but heard by a chip
richardoneill at earthlink.net
Fri May 4 10:23:08 CDT 2012
Yep, it's quite easy to hear atmospheric sparking from several hundred
miles with an LF (~300 khz) crystal set.
This page https://thunderstorm.vaisala.com/tux/jsp/explorer/explorer.jsp
shows location and direction.
On 5/4/2012 10:33 AM, Mike O'Dell wrote:
> 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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