Lightning the Way with Software-Defined Radios

Scott Collis and Jim Olds have been exploring how software-defined radios could be used to improved lightning detection. ¬†They have been tinkering at home with several technologies and their hackery was picked up by a few websites: Analyzing Lightning Discharges with an RTL-SDR and the Sage Network Lightning Analysis With Your SDR    

World Watchers

An article from Northwestern University about the relationship between the Sage project and the university though the Northwestern-Argonne Institute of Science and Engineering. The project seeks to deploy nodes to collect real time data to used for research across the country.