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Blitzortung.org is a private network of lightning tracker stations. They catch the electromagnetic signals of strikes. Together with the timestamp the position of a strike can be calculated out of the signals (TOA - time of arrival method). You will find more information on the main site of the project: www.blitzortung.org.
Accuracy is quite good and is sometimes lower than 1 kilometer. This is equal to commercial strike detection companies.
You have to build your own receiver (costs about 150 Euro). With that, you can participate in the network and you will get access to all strike data. More information here: Blitzortung.org > Cover your Area. See also: Wetter-Board
Visualisation on this page is done by a software called MyLightningDetection (MyBlitzortung). Nobody can guarantee, that this software shows always the correct information! The responsibility is on your side! MyLightningDetection is free software. You can find more information here: www.myblitzortung.org.
The data provided on this page and by Blitzortung.org is only used for private and entertainment purposes. We are not a commercial information service for lightning data! See more information on Blitzortung.org