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[aprssig] Geiger counter mobile from Indiana to Tennessee

Mads Nygaard la1tpa.qrp at gmail.com
Wed Oct 10 20:06:12 UTC 2012


Check out the following blog posts by Julian G4ILO:

http://blog.g4ilo.com/2011/03/aprs-radiation-monitoring.html
http://blog.g4ilo.com/2011/03/aprs-supports-radiation-monitors.html

73! Mads, la1tpa

2012/10/10 Steve Noskowicz <noskosteve at yahoo.com>:
>
> Interesting article on Chernobyl.
>
> Is there a conversion from counts per minutre to microR/hr ?
>
> After telling wife about this.  I got to thinking.  Bill is injecting his readings and location into the net via his cell.
> I don't know what amount of software it would take, but the radiation levels could easily be transmitted via APRS.  A 'radiotion level' flag and few bytes in the comment field.  That radiation server could grab then off the APRS-IS and place them on the map...no?
>
> ... OR is ther already a radiation protocol in APRS?
>
>
> 73, Steve, K9DCI  USN (Vet)  MOT (Ret)  Ham (Yet)
>
> --- On Wed, 10/10/12, WD8ARZ <wd8arz at ix.netcom.com> wrote:
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>> From: WD8ARZ <wd8arz at ix.netcom.com>
>> Subject: [aprssig] Geiger counter mobile from Indiana to Tennessee
>> To: aprssig at tapr.org
>> Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 12:36 PM
>> It isnt APRS, though I could turn
>> that on while Mobile to TN.
>>
>> To track my mobile Geiger Counter Radiation readings on this
>> trip, go to:
>> www.radiationnetwork.com and I will be the round yellow
>> circle with the arrow pointing in my direction of travel. It
>> will also show the gieger counter counts per minute in that
>> circle.
>>
>> If you click on the tab in the upper right corner for the
>> map of the day, you will see the trail from the start of the
>> trip to its current realtime location. GPS is being used
>> with this system on a Windows 7 laptop and a Sprint Epic
>> smart phone for the internet.
>>
>> I will pop a APRS ping out from time to time with the Geiger
>> comment.
>>
>> Regards, and 73 from Bill - WD8ARZ
>>
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