Lightning detector system question

started by leslie80g, June 25, 2020
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      Hi!  I found a site that monitors lightning (https://map.blitzortung.org/)  and am fascinated by it.  I understand how the Time Of Arrival method works for triangulating (quad-,  quint-angulating) works.  But how would this work if two lightning strikes occur simultaneously, or close enough to simultaneously that it would confuse things?  Do these detectors and network compare the waveforms of the individual lightning strikes?  Or is it that the odds of two lightning strike occurring so close in time that there would be any ambiguity too small to worry about?

      Thanks!

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