Antenna System

A project log for Lightning Flex Module

Detects lightning strikes 20+ miles away around the sensor and estimates storm distance

chris-hamiltonChris Hamilton 08/17/2015 at 20:530 Comments

The tank coil is pretty simple, but surprising. The datasheet just states 'antenna' and does not go into design detail. Since Coilcraft made them this custom antenna we decided to use it. I believe just about any tank circuit would probably work to some degre..