> Yuan, > > Actually, I'm not looking for a real-time feed. I want to check lightning > from storms from this spring. David Knight advised me that I need to get > that from Vaisalla so I contacted them and provided them with an abstract of > what I want to do. They approved it and referred me to Ron Holle. All he > needs is to know what format he should use to give me the data so that the > IDV can read it. > > > Jerry > Hi Jerry, Since the NLDN is a binary format and created in SUNNY, you can get better information to send the email to David Knight <address@hidden>. I will be surprised if Vaisalla doesn't know the NLDN format. The IDV is using the CDM library to read in this kind of lightning data. There is another format of lightning data can be read into the IDV, it is ASCII file in CSV format as the following example. I don't remember the variable in each column, I can provide more detail information next week if you are interested. Yuan LIGHTNING-GLN1,2011-06-17T23:00:00,2011-06-17T22:58:55 2011-06-17T22:58:36.146,28.2456821,-82.065129,-11.7,0.25,0.25,-34 2011-06-17T22:58:36.227,28.2451602,-82.0643221,-12.9,0.25,0.25,-34 2011-06-17T22:58:36.242,39.3317504,-71.1041222,-27.7,0.5,0.25,-31 2011-06-17T22:58:36.328,49.9121569,-101.0987399,0.0,0.25,0.25,17 2011-06-17T22:58:36.437,39.3110577,-71.1260221,-23.5,1.25,0.25,-7 2011-06-17T22:58:36.448,49.9443409,-101.1232216,-13.1,0.25,0.25,0 Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: XQY-387958 Department: Support IDV Priority: Normal Status: Open
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