Hello from Canada
(2016-07-08, 23:24)Rumble Wrote: Discovered this site a couple of months ago when I was looking for information on lightning. I'm amazed how lightning can be detected at such long distances, and how fast it can be displayed. As well how many strikes some areas receive during a storm. Now whenever we have a weather system come through I check the weather radar then this site to see the lightning activity we might expect.

Myself and a few of my friends are amateur radio operators (Hams) and also members of Canwarn, (volunteer severe weather spotting and reporting program) from what I've read this a similar to Skywarn Europe. I sent them link for this site and we have been discussing the possibility of setting up a detection system. Its something we might like to do in as a group project in the future.

Great site and thank you to the founder and the volunteers who developed, support and maintain this web site.


I've been a weather enthusiast since early 1950s, and my first fascination was with radar. 

But having gotten started with a Boltek and now this system, it has added a whole new dimension to observation, watching storms move through, and so on.

I'd think a similar excitement would be instilled in your group if you got a station up and running, which is still not plug and play but very much related to amateur interests in antennas, kit construction, etc.  The two go well and run in most ham's veins.

Hope to see your group get a station on the network.
Stations: 976, 1505

Messages In This Thread
Hello from Canada - by Rumble - 2016-07-08, 23:24
RE: Hello from Canada - by kevinmcc - 2016-07-09, 01:49
RE: Hello from Canada - by khartley - 2016-08-23, 22:54
RE: Hello from Canada - by Dale.Reid - 2016-08-25, 01:04
RE: Hello from Canada - by Rumble - 2016-08-27, 15:19

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