GOES-16 Satellite

William, KW1LL, passed along this information about the GOES-16 satellite. It is the first lighting mapper in geosynchronous orbit. He thought this could be interesting to club members, especially to those who are involved with severe weather nets. Links below.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/weather/2017/03/06/lightning-detection-satellite/98778554/

http://www.goes-r.gov/mission/firstGLM_images.html

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