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The KATTRON Data stream is
The Display programme
Kattron Lightning Data Service
Kattron is proud to present the our Lightning Positioning And Tracking Data Service. The Service provides ACCURATE LIGHTNING DATA as detected by Lightning sensors strategically placed throughout South East Australia. This information is vital to utilities, military, aviation, TV stations, universities, as well as many safety conscious industries.
The KATTRON Data Stream is readily available from Kattron via the internet, or a dedicated data link, for On Line Real Time data. The Data Contains the following information on each cloud to ground lightning stroke.
1. Minimum - Pentium PC , Windows 2000/XP, Network Connection or 1 spare com port.
2. Data is available from our servers via a standard internet connection.
3. Kattron Lightning Datastream Display Software.
Data Stream Agreement:
The Data Stream Agreement provides a licence to use KATTRON data within a business unit. Data remains the property of Kattron and may not be sold or disclosed to others. The term may be for one or alternatively five years.
1. The ultimate accuracy of the Lightning System is 200 metres for a network when all systematic errors have been removed or minimised. In most areas of a Lightning System, strokes are displayed within 500 metres of their actual location. System performance is readily checked by using "ground truth" data and comparing with data for the same stroke. Excellent correlation has been achieved in practice.
2. As with most Lightning Systems though the world, the KATTRON system has strategically located sensors. Only three are required for a solution. Built in redundancy ensures that the system provides consistent and continuous results, even with the loss of some sensors.
3. The KATTRON lightning detection system archives stroke solutions and system status messages as recorded at the Central. Remote access is provided to enable Kattron to monitor and control the system operation.
4. The KATTRON lightning detection system has been in operation since 1992 and archive data is available for research and further analysis.