VLF sensors for lightning research

  1. Institute of Cosmophysical Research and Radio Wave Propagation FEB RAS, 684034 Kamchatka region, Elizovskiy district, Paratunka, Mirnaya str., 7, Russia
  2. Institute of Space Physics Research and Aeronomy, 677960 Yakutsk, pr. Lenina,,31, Russia
  3. Eötvös Lorand University, Budapest, Egyetem tér 1-3, 1053 , Hungary

The lightning localization task is very interested for the meteorologist organizations, airlines, networks operators, military and etc. The electromagnetic properties of lightning can be measured using VLF sensor. The paper deals with some hardware and software of VLF sensors used in IKIR FEB RAS.