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  Wrong Position on Lightningmaps
Posted by: Peter.Altschul - 2014-08-10, 16:05 - Forum: Website, Maps and Applications - Replies (1)

Why is the Station-Position on Lightningmaps about 3km wrong? on "blitzortung.org" they are correct, also on my controller. On the lightningmaps, my homestation is shown about 3km in direction 120°.
see also the station 1090 and 914 in the "lac leman" near Lausanne, certainly not installed in the "lac leman"

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  Costs of contributing as a school project?
Posted by: Martin G7MRV - 2014-08-10, 09:50 - Forum: General Discussion - Replies (2)


My local school is looking for projects to become involved in for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), as my son is at the school, and I am known to be in the broadcasting industry, I have been asked for interesting and suitable ideas,

I think contributing to this project would be a very exciting and valuable choice for the school, especially as I note that our area (Yorkshire, Northern England) is very poorly covered!

I have enquired about the availability of kits, and am, like many others, awaiting news. But, something I dont know is what are the costs involved? Particularly, how much does the standard, full, kit cost?

Also, does the project have any special support in place for school involvement in the project?


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  Posting videos on Facebook
Posted by: MargateSteve - 2014-08-08, 18:04 - Forum: Website, Maps and Applications - Replies (1)

Hi all.

I discovered lightningmaps.org recently and have occasionally posted screen recordings of it on Facebook. Tonight, for the first time, Facebook has rejected the video for copyright infringement.

So my question is, is it ok to post videos taken from lightningmaps or blitzortung. It is just the occasional 15 or so second video when it looks like a storm is heading our way and, to be honest, it has found you a stack of new fans as a dozen or so people at work today were keeping track of it as a result of the video I posted!

I would be grateful if someone could let me know if it is ok to do this?


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  woher Hardware bekommen
Posted by: bhubert1978 - 2014-08-07, 15:29 - Forum: Non-English - Replies (4)

hallo liebes Team und Leser,

ich bin hier seit ein paar Tagen ganz fasziniert von dieser tollen Seite und verfolge sie tagtäglich. Nun habe ich mir überlegt, ich würde gerne bei dem Projekt mitmachen, jedoch anscheinend gibt es keine Hardware mehr. Soweit so gut - ich habe auch schon das PDF bzgl. Manual gelesen - aber trotzdem fehlt mir immer noch irgendwie eine Liste was ich brauche und wie ich es zusammenbauen bzw. löten müsste.

Bin ich nur etwas blind oder habe ich was übersehen? Wer kann mir hierbei helfen. Am besten wäre natürlich ein Komplettpaket, aber wenn es sowas nicht gibt, dann baue ich es auch gerne selbst zusammen - das ist kein Problem (bzw. einer meiner Kumpels die das können).

Wer kann mir helfen solange es noch Sommer ist und die Gewittersaison läuft?

Danke, lg bhubert

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  Want to contribute
Posted by: MHjerpe - 2014-08-07, 07:03 - Forum: General Discussion - Replies (5)

How to contribute, but don't have the right soldering skills Huh ?
Is there any friendly contributers (Sweden) who can build one or two more and sell as complete built kits ?

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  Using the amplifier only
Posted by: piotreeek - 2014-08-06, 16:54 - Forum: Hardware, Software, Lightning Physics - Replies (16)


I'm an electronic hobbyist, owning a small weather logger. I just came across the whole documentation of the project and I guess it too expensive for me to establish my own station.
However, I'd like to, at least be able to log the strikes, so I was wondering whether it is possible to use only the antenna and the amplifier and connect its outputs to my 1wire impulse meter via an analog comparator.
The main problem is - will it work without the main board?

I know that the op-amps are digitally or manually controlled through atmega8. What will happen if I don't connect the main board, just assemble the aplifier one. Will it able me to control the amplification manually?

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  A quick question about contributing
Posted by: Looms - 2014-08-06, 13:31 - Forum: General Discussion - Replies (1)

It looks like there are already three or more detectors in a quite close proximity to my location (less than 20 miles apart). Is it worth contributing to the project?

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  Detector at high altitude
Posted by: glacier - 2014-08-04, 13:48 - Forum: Hardware, Software, Lightning Physics - Replies (6)

We plan to install a detector at our glacier (Austria, Alps, 3150m) on a cable car station, we should have free sight into every direction there. I got some questions, it would be great if you can help me with your experience.

What is the range we can expect?
Will the cable car station produce false positives?

Thanks in advance.

Greetings, Glacier

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  How to zoom
Posted by: pjrambo - 2014-08-04, 13:47 - Forum: Website, Maps and Applications - Replies (1)

Hi..is it possible to zoom in on maps ? And how do I do that ?

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  Statische IP-Adresse des RED-Controllers ändern
Posted by: DonAlarife - 2014-08-02, 17:25 - Forum: Non-English - Replies (12)

Hallo Experten,

vor einigen Wochen habe ich einen RED-Controller neuerer Version in Betrieb genommen und einige Zeit im Testlauf gelassen. Er lief störungsfrei, nur die Ergebnisse waren nicht befriedigend. So wurde die Antennen-Seite noch etwas aufgebessert und solange war er wieder offline.

Zwischenzeitlich bekam ich einen neuen Router weil ich den Internet-Anbieter gewechselt habe.
Mein alter Router war, wie meistens üblich, mit der IP ansprechbar. Der neue Router (von Vodafone) hat aber die IP Diese IP ist leider nicht veränderbar. So habe ich alle angeschlossenen Rechner und SmartPhones und Tablets entsprechend geändert. Sie sind alle wieder Online.
Nur den RED-Controller konnte ich noch nicht anpassen. Für mich ist das Problem die mir nicht bekannte MAC-Adresse, die zur neuen IP des Controllers ( in der Konfiguration angegeben werden muß.
Kann mir da bitte jemand helfen wie ich diese MAC-Adresse erfahren kann. Oder gibt es vielleicht einen Trick, daß sie automatisch in der Controller-Konfiguration generiert wird?

Für einen helfenden Vorschlag bedanke ich mich im Voraus.

Es grüßt Euch

DonAlarife (Bernd) Nähe Málaga Südspanien

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