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Meteor Hourly Rates

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Meteor Hourly Rates

I ask this as a serious question from a radio meteor observer.  I appreciate the different regimes for visual, video and radio observations i.e. the physical mechanisms for ionisation and emissions, the sensitivities of observation methods and availability of measurements.  Although there have been a number of papers in the IMO journal (WGN) on possible velocity measurement from head echoes, there is very little that can be extracted of a physical nature from radio measurements.  

One area where radio meteor observations can provide information on a full basis is the hourly rate of meteor events.  My question therefore is; how can these data, of obvious scientific value as a record of activity, be sensibly used by the meteor community?