Observations of VHF Source Powers Radiated by Lightning

Three-dimensional lightning mapping observations have been used to estimate the peak source powers radiated by individual VHF events of lightning discharges. The peak powers vary from minimum locatable values of about 1 W typically up to 10-30 kW or more in the 60-66 MHz passband of the receivers. An energetic positive bipolar event radiated in excess of… CONTINUE READING