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Offline NQC

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Lightning Strikes
« on: June 23, 2021, 0041 UTC »
Hey All.

4 strikes today within 300 to 400 ft.
Very wild.Heavy rain / lightning tapers down to gentle long duration soaking rains .

We really needed the water.
I am thankful for this rain event and so is my garden.

Station main receiver : Bed springs to  blue razor blade detector to 2000 ohm cans to steam  radiator. Grid FN 42

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Re: Lightning Strikes
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2021, 1423 UTC »
We got an inch total of welcome rain here yesterday and the evening before. Some lightning, enough to unplug the antennas, but nothing nearby fortunately. Now several days of wonderful for late June weather with low humidity and temperatures in the low and mid 70s.
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Re: Lightning Strikes
« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2021, 1948 UTC »

Have been out in Oakland for a month now and the weather has been the same everyday - overcast 50's until 10am, 70's bright sun and breezy until sunset.  Not a drop a rain for a month and maybe none for the next month.  I do not think this is going to end well.  However, it is spectacular to behold.
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