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getting system on line
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  Invitation response
Posted by: pr06 - Yesterday, 15:15 - Forum: General Discussion - Replies (1)


I recently received an invitation to participate.

I have tried to respond indicating my purchase requirements by replying to the email b...tung@ gmx . o__ but that immediately failed 

554:554-gmx.net (mxgmx001) Nemesis ESMTP Service not available
554-No SMTP service
554-Reject due to policy restrictions.

Is this the correct email address to use?  I've seen another thread here ( https://forum.blitzortung.org/showthread.php?tid=3311indicating that that person replied directly an individual.

Apologies if I've missed something.

An alternative reason for failure is that I have responded from a different email address ( I registered a couple of years back using an email address from which I can no longer send ).


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  Participation accepted, then no more responses
Posted by: Kna - 2020-09-26, 20:45 - Forum: General Discussion - Replies (4)


On August 14th, I received an email from Egon Wanke offering me to participate in the network, after I believe 2 years of waiting.
I replied the following week accepting with joy and specifying the material I wanted to buy and the payment method I chose. I also bought some supplies to install my future system blue.

I didn't get an answer to my first email. Since then, being a bit worried, I sent two other messages to Egon, to this day after a month and a half, still no answer!

What the hell is going on? I find this quite disappointing!

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  getting system on line
Posted by: drsparky - 2020-09-26, 18:39 - Forum: General Discussion - No Replies

I think I have everything ready and have completed registration but I seem to  be missing something to put it on line.  I get this message" This email already exists in our database. Please assign the station to your existing account!" What is my next step?


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  fault led at first boot
Posted by: uvash - 2020-09-26, 04:54 - Forum: Hardware, Software, Lightning Physics - Replies (2)

Hello, I just built my system blue PCB 20.7
Without connecting to a GPS antenna or to ethernet, i tried to boot it, and after some led blinking and beeping, I got a constant glow on power and mode LEDs, as well as a red constant light for the fault led. It does not seem promising, and I couldn't find anything to understand better on the matter.
If I press the reset button,the red fault led goes away. Do you know what is happening, or link meany guide or something please?

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  Location of H-field antenna
Posted by: DL9GTB - 2020-09-06, 11:12 - Forum: General Discussion - Replies (2)

I use 2 ferrites as the H-field antenna. My system blue is housed in a wooden garden shed. Does it matter where I mount the antenna? Or is the reception better outside?

Greetings, Torsten

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Smile System Blue 19.5 Board Assembled For Sale
Posted by: carolinastormwatch57 - 2020-09-04, 17:47 - Forum: Hardware, Software, Lightning Physics - No Replies


I have a Blitzortung System Blue 19.5 Board already assembled for sale. System has only been used 6 months and is working fine. Included in metal housing and includes the unit, power supply, GPS, both E-Field and H-field Antennas (2 ferrite Roads and both antenna mounting blocks).

Ready to hook up immediately and use. (Does not include coax for mounting due to cable being 100'; will include with costs for shipping).

Perfect for someone not willing to order the parts which is a problem due to being shipped from Germany and then assembling and having to purchase power supply, GPS and Antenna Cables.

Have put at least $800 in everything included plus time assembling,ect.   Asking $675 USD.

Please PM me if interested


Tom M .
Current Station #2432

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  Station 1406 offline 2,9-24,9,2020
Posted by: puuhailia71 - 2020-09-01, 18:00 - Forum: General Discussion - No Replies

Hi all!
I go offline 2,9,2020 but i comeback 24,9,2020

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  forum validation question
Posted by: speculatrix - 2020-08-27, 17:04 - Forum: General Discussion - Replies (3)

I just signed up to the forum and it asks a question referencing the "cover your area page" https://www.blitzortung.org/en/cover_your_area.php

problem is, at least one of the questions quotes a sentence from that page, and there's no such sentence. it's the one about xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

fortunately I was able to get the forum to ask me a different question and complete the registration.


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  map rendering problem
Posted by: KX4TD - 2020-08-27, 15:08 - Forum: Website, Maps and Applications - Replies (2)

Greetings from KX4TD!

I just setup Raspberry Pi 3+ using NOOBS SD. My browser is Chromium (as supplied by NOOBS and updated).

https://map.blitzortung.org/?y#10/34.8101/-83.8771 map is inverted (see attachment).    

https://www.blitzortung.org/en/live_ligh...php?map=32 map is OK.

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  Strikes shown on fixed size map not shown on dynamic size map
Posted by: tony.erwood - 2020-08-21, 08:13 - Forum: General Discussion - Replies (6)


We have a significant storm overhead in the Shetland islands at the moment.  there are many strikes shown on the fixed size  map which correlates with our local experience.  However there is hardly anything showing on the dynamic size map ! I think there is a problem !

Tony Erwood
Lunna, Shetland.
08:11 GMT

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