Earth connection
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(2018-12-30, 08:37)cjabar Wrote: I'll implement the earth, and also increase the antenna size.

Trust me that when it comes to the E-Field, larger is not better! It's not actually an antenna, it's a probe that measures the change in current charge rather than receiving a "radio" signal - It's also why you need the probe a few metres above ground. As a guide, my 100mm probe is picking up strikes consistently from NZ, Papua NG, Indonesia and the whole Australian continent. I live in a rural area with a few electric fences around me and connecting the earth reduced the noise from these. I have my E channel gains set to 16x10 with threshold of 90 mV with 18mVPP noise.

How long is your E field? P.S. I have a set of Christmas Solar LED lights permanently connected around the edge of my deck and they never cause any noise.
PPS - I can't find your station listed in this list which is odd? My Station is usually near the top indicating relatively good performance.
http://en.blitzortung.org/station_list.p...ry=Oceania

- Cheers Ian
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Earth connection - by cjabar - 2018-12-30, 05:41
RE: Earth connection - by vk2him - 2018-12-30, 07:35
RE: Earth connection - by cjabar - 2018-12-30, 08:37
RE: Earth connection - by vk2him - 2018-12-30, 09:22
RE: Earth connection - by GJ7DNI - 2020-05-30, 19:32
RE: Earth connection - by gerbold - 2020-05-31, 06:28
RE: Earth connection - by GJ7DNI - 2020-05-31, 07:11
RE: Earth connection - by old_dutch - 2020-06-01, 03:47
RE: Earth connection - by GJ7DNI - 2020-05-31, 07:30
RE: Earth connection - by gerbold - 2020-05-31, 09:03
RE: Earth connection - by GJ7DNI - 2020-06-01, 08:27
RE: Earth connection - by mwaters - 2020-06-01, 12:42

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