Lightning not in a bottle but heard by a chip
philmt59 at aol.com
Fri May 4 12:05:32 CDT 2012
Brian's an AMRADer so I'm sure he'll contact you when he reads this…
On 4 May 2012, at 12:49, Dan Romanchik KB6NU wrote:
> Is there any information about his design floating about? I tried Googling "G2KQ coherer," but came up short. The reason that I'm interested in this is that I am the station manager for WA2HOM, which is in the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum. This sounds like it would be a great display for the museum.
> Dan KB6NU
> CW Geek, Ham Radio Instructor
> Station Manager, WA2HOM at the Hands-On Museum (www.wa2hom.org)
> Read my ham radio blog at http://www.kb6nu.com
> On May 4, 2012, at May 4,7:11 AM, Phil wrote:
>> Brian, G2KQ, came to visit recently with his excellent reproduction coherer detector set. With a short antenna it will detect a piezo gas igniter firing across a room. I really think he ought to bring it to Dayton this year for all to admire (including US Immigration).
>> Later on, it started to trigger spuriously for no obvious reason. Shortly after Brian left, the thunderstorm arrived.
>> Phil M1GWZ
>> On 4 May 2012, at 01:26, 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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