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  System Red for sale. Solgt / Sold
Posted by: Einar - 2021-07-05, 20:18 - Forum: Hardware, Software, Lightning Physics - Replies (1)

I prefer to sell to a user in Norway, so therefore I present it in Norwegian. If no norwegian buyer emerge, I will relist in english.

System Red med skjermede ferrit antenner selges. Det ble tatt offline for flere år siden da min fargelaser støyet så det ikke kunne registrere lyn.
Jeg tenkte det ble ny skriver, men den virker fortsatt. Og jeg prioriterer printer fremfor Blitzortung.

Den var på nett og virket bra (bortsett fra når printeren var på). Bare med ferritantenner. E-felt kortet følger med, men jeg har aldri brukt det. 
Mikrokontroller til E-felt kortet har jeg, men vet ikke hvor. Den er dog ganske kurant. Det følger med et CPU kort som reserve til  hovedkortet. ( STM32f4-discovery).

Bilder av de aktuelle kortene vedlagt, men jeg vet ikke om det virker. Mail meg for bilder om de ikke er der.

Jeg tenker meg NOK 3000,- for dette.

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( Klikk på 1209 nedenfor for å se data fra da den var oppe. )

Var prisen for høy? Gi bud!

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  Blue e-field antenna question
Posted by: llowrey - 2021-07-05, 18:40 - Forum: Hardware, Software, Lightning Physics - Replies (2)


The documentation for the Blue kit indicates that one can use the 'built-in' antenna and includes a photo of the PCB with the rectangular section opposite the antenna screw terminal, and labeled 'Probe / Antenna' below, still attached. That rectangular section is not electrically connected to the e-field board.


It's been 25+ years since my coursework in electromagnetics so I'm a bit ignorant at this point. Is that separate rectangular section coupled in some way even though it is not electrically connected?

What, exactly, is the 'built-in' antenna?

Is it preferred to use a wire instead of the 'built-in' antenna?

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  System Blue for sale from Canada SOLD
Posted by: jatwood2000 - 2021-06-29, 04:31 - Forum: Hardware, Software, Lightning Physics - Replies (1)

System Blue (station 2488) for sale.  Assembled from kit in May 2019.  View online to confirm it is in working order.
Selling it because I will be moving and will not be able to set up the antennae in the new location.

The sale includes:

    System Blue
    Aluminium Blitzortung Housing.
    Two ferrite rods supplied by Blitzortung and housed in a right-angle PVC pipe.
    E-Field PCB in a makeshift pill-bottle container (you will probably want to improve this part).
    GPS Receiver and antenna with magnetic base, outside rated with cable.
    5V USB Power Supply

Photos available upon request.  Asking $500 USD plus shipping from Alberta, Canada.  Reasonable offers considered.
Payment by Paypal or email transfer. 
Preference given to buyer in this region as it would be good to continue coverage in this area.
Contact directly at westurner1975@gmail.com and expect a response within 2-3 days.  If you give me your shipping address I will provide a shipping quote.

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  Collaboration with PRedictWind.com
Posted by: jbungener - 2021-06-23, 14:34 - Forum: Hardware, Software, Lightning Physics - Replies (3)


My name is Jim Bungener, I work for a weather forecasting website called Predictwind.com.
one of the services we do is to install wind sensors in various areas where people want to have better wind sensing.
We work with communities, towns, private individuals etc... to install as many wind sensors as we can.
These are not simple off the shelf "weather stations" these are purpose built, rugged stations that we install in some of the most treacherous conditions (sea spray, rain, sand etc...) and expect to work for years to come.
We would like to add your Lightning sensors to our package so that we measure more then just wind.

Who should I get in touch with to discuss how we should make this happen.

Thank you


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  Bolts not seen on live map
Posted by: Zonker - 2021-06-21, 21:07 - Forum: General Discussion - Replies (6)

I live in the south of France near to loose, sorry, Toulouse and tonite, while bombarded by mainly horizontal bolts, not vertical that strike I mean, there was no sign of all of those bolts on the live map, vector map,,,as if it wasn't recorded by the system. I saw that there aren;t many spots around here so I consider installing a blue system in the future...
If someone has an explanation to that...

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  Latest Hardware
Posted by: NHSA_Rainer - 2021-06-20, 17:58 - Forum: General Discussion - Replies (2)


I am on the waiting list but it would  good to know, in case I got ot a place where I am allowed to get a suystem, if there is something like a price list as well as a list of what is included and how much does every non essential part cost.

I am retired and well as many other retirees the finances are not the same as if on would be chasing the daily burger or Taco  Big Grin

Thanks and regards Rainer

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  Signal recording possibility?
Posted by: kaklik - 2021-06-14, 17:08 - Forum: Hardware, Software, Lightning Physics - Replies (2)


is there some option to record raw signal samples from system Blue?  We want to use the blitzortung station as trigger unit for other devices onboard the storm chasing cars.

For now, we have the system Blue station installed on board of the car as a mobile device. It seems the station could be relatively effectively used for waveform visualization in "monitor" mode. But it could not be used for scientific analysis until we have the raw signal waveforms of each lightning.

We are especially interested in the "nearby lightning" e.g. up to 20km from the car. I suspect the range could be partially selected by altering the gain.

As a partial solution to the signal recording, we tried to sniff the UDP packets sent to the servers. But unfortunately, the signals seem to be filtered and only a portion of detected signals are really sent to the servers.

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  Who would like to sell his system red?
Posted by: Its Me - 2021-06-09, 21:06 - Forum: Hardware, Software, Lightning Physics - Replies (5)

if you want to sell your system red, please send me a PM.
Its Me

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  OT - Security alert: Change your passwords
Posted by: mwaters - 2021-06-09, 19:27 - Forum: General Discussion - Replies (1)


"Basically, there’s been another huge data leak, this time exposing several billion passwords in what just might be the biggest dump of passwords online ever.

"If you’re reading these words, suffice it to say you probably need to change your passwords. Today, even. That’s because this new password leak is comparable in scale to the so-called “Compilation of Many Breaches,” or COMB, ...

"This new leaked password dataset, of course, is more than double that previous collection. And when you stop and consider that there are more than 7 billion people in the world, this means that there’s a strong likelihood that one of your myriad passwords is very likely caught up in this leak. CyberNews is recommending that anyone who wants to check and see if their passwords are included in this dataset should visit the CyberNews personal data leak checker or the leaked password checker, where password entries from the RockYou2021 compilation are being uploaded. ... "

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  lightningmaps.org stroke alerts email
Posted by: Miratown - 2021-06-07, 09:35 - Forum: Website, Maps and Applications - Replies (4)

Hi everyone, I have an issue with  stroke alerts email from lightnining.org:
the alert emails sent to a specific domain (@aruba.it) aren't delivered anymore (they worked fine till last March).
I already contacted the recipient provider but it was unable to help me without a delivery failure msg received back by lightiningh.org to investigate...
Is there anyone who experienced similar behaviour with others domains?
Anyone from lightining.org can help me?

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