Lightning detectors

No, not sparks jumping between the shield and centre of your coax…

Just been sent a link to this: Lightning & Thunderstorms - World Map

Could come in useful I guess? They also do kits, just in case you should fancy joining in, although at close to 200 euro, listening for static crashes may be a cheaper alternative!



In reply to M0HCU:
Wow! - what a ‘crackling’ site. And it’s a wonder that we can communicate at all through the levels of QRN indicated!!!

Well done all the volunteers that maintain it - as with our own SOTA sites and all the volunteers. Always appreciated!



In reply to M0HCU:
They have a nice Android app for your phone so you can keep an eye on things when you are out and about.

I use mine all the time, it’s fascinating…

73 Marc G0AZS

In reply to M0HCU:

This might be useful too

73, Jaakko OH7BF/F5VGL

In reply to M0HCU:

This is the site i keep an eye on when the summer storms start here…

…and i keep one of these with me when we go out walking, when internet access is impossible, excellent little toy with a good battery life.


In reply to M0HCU:

I keep an eye on th met office:

This brings up the rain radar, but if you then click on “Show Layers” you find a lightning map near the bottom of the list, and you can move the display to see most of Europe.


Brian G8ADD

In reply to GM4COX:
I’m also an participant of the “
Europe :: Statistics :: Station ::
thanks for using this nice site
73, Peter again at home after 4 week in spain/EA…