[aprssig] APRS Radiation sensor
wa7ixk at embarqmail.com
Wed Mar 23 21:55:51 CDT 2011
Coleman mantles used to be radio active. Don't know about now.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Bruninga" <bruninga at usna.edu>
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 5:28:32 PM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] APRS Radiation sensor
>> Maybe just for grins one could try ... biased,
>> and hooked to a high gain audio amp?
> Or perhaps the FL illuminator from a laptop
> panel or flat monitor? (The now-old style with
> flourescent lamps rather than white LEDs.)
Wow, wouldn't that be a hoot! I guess the easiest "source" for testing is a
smoke detector? Any others? Come to think about it, there is some other
compound in every kitchen that is slightly radioactive, but I cannot
remember what it is...?
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