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Title

Fire control makes use of lightning detection
Document Type: Journal Article
Author(s): M. Gillean
Publication Year: 1976

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
  • fire suppression
  • lightning detection
  • lightning strikes
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Record Last Modified: May 30, 2019
FRAMES Record Number: 4072

Description

An account of a portable system comprising two 6-ft long antennae, a receiver and a plotter which can detect and locate cloud-to-ground lightning strokes within a 200-mile radius. The system worked well in tests in Alaska.

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Citation:
Gillean, M. 1976. Fire control makes use of lightning detection. Fire Management Notes 37(4):12.