Q noise

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Q noise

Quasi-continuous sequences of VHF (very high frequency) radiation emanating from lightning that is associated with high-speed K-change activity along pre-ionized lightning channels.

The process was named by David Proctor (1974).

Proctor, D. 1974. VHF radio pictures of lightning. CSIR Special Report, No. TEL 120. Pretoria, South Africa..

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