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[aprssig] APRS Radiation sensor

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Thu Mar 24 04:16:11 UTC 2011


> 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

That's an alpha source, not much good for most detectors.  Not sure if 
anyone sells thoriated lantern mantles anymore.  My main test source is 
a chunk of pitchblende (naturally occurring and not subject to 
licensing) that registers about 30,000 cpm.

Scott
N1VG



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