FORUM: Post Your Radiation Monitoring Data Here

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  • califnative califnative

    Rad reading during heavy rain yesterday, Oct 8th on Radex1212 (microsieverts) uSv/hr, Tucson AZ with background. Thanks to Majia's Blog, she explains the difference between CPM and Sieverts. A few conversion links below help understand the complexity of measuring radiation which I still don't understand. These are the highest readings I've seen to date:

    5 min 08.10.2014 08:59 0.11
    5 min 08.10.2014 13:32 0.16
    5 min 08.10.2014 13:37 0.17
    5 min 08.10.2014 13:42 0.14
    5 min 08.10.2014 13:47 0.14
    5 min 08.10.2014 13:52 0.15

    Converting CPM to MicroSieverts
    There is no direct equation because beta CPM (counts per minute) is an electron count and (micro and milli) sieverts is an account of bodily damage. EPA guideline dictating an intervention level at 300 CPM or 10 microsieverts an hour. So, let us for a moment presume that the two are roughly equivalent in a hypothetical scenario that allows us to speculate on the health implications of our current levels of exposure. If that were the case, exposure to 700 CPM would be roughly 23 microsieverts an hour. That would mean that we in Phoenix yesterday would have hypothetically received 552 microsieverts in a 24 hour period. In 18 days at 700 CPM we would be at approximately 10 millisieverts of exposure (there are 1000 microsieverts in 1 millisievert) just from exposure to air alone.

    http://orise.orau.gov/reacts/guide/measure.htm#Conversion
    http://www.unitjuggler.com/convert-equivalentdose-from-µSv-to-rem.html


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  • It would be nice if those "problems" didn't appear when I had something of moment to put out, which is when these problems seem to show up. I remain sceptical.


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  • Testing –to see if I can post normally again.


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  • Virgin wetsuit vs 4 year old wetsuit radation readings

    My 4 year old wetsuit has a CPM radiation reading of 76.

    A brand new wetsuit – never in the water – 32 CPM.

    Still, both numbers are much higher than pre Fukushima, which was 7 CPM.

    Readings taken with Inspector Plus, pancake geiger counter. Pacific Ocean, Ventura County beaches.


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  • califnative califnative

    What is happening in San Diego, CA? 625 CPM!
    http://www.netc.com/
    Station ID 4:915 San Diego, CA, US
    CPM: current 625 Low 4 High 625
    Average 66, Deviation 81.8
    (CPM of Beta particles)
    Last updated: 2014-10-10 11:52:00

    And Fresno, CA 470 CPM
    NETC.COM © 2014
    Station ID 4:920 Fresno, CA, US
    CPM: current 470 Low 17 High 498
    Average 121, Deviation 94.9
    (CPM of Beta particles)
    Last updated: 2014-10-09 16:30:00 GMT+0000

    http://www.enviroreporter.com/radnet-air-monitoring/california/


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  • Sickputer

    I saw in the old 2013 thread that vital1 (Aussie! Aussie! Aussie!) has been compiling radiation air averages for years. The latest charts from On the Beach are here:

    http://sccc.org.au/archives/2630

    SP: So the levels havd stabilized a bit in Australia compared with 2011-2012 readings. Good for you guys and gals! I am guessing it is because the aerial emissions have slowed at Daiichi so you are getting less equator bleedover from the lower latitude wind currents. Daiichi has slowed because so much already burned in 2011-2012 and then they either finally got the buildings water cooled or perhaps the ex-building big coria chunks are farther down in the ground (maybe slid under the ocean lagoon in the mudstone fissures. In going deeper the coria are now emitting a smaller amount of air emissions into the wind currents.

    Unfortunately the reduction in air releases has been accompanied by an enormous jump in radioactive water releases from the entire island. Cooling efforts and rainfall are the reason this Pacific Ocean pollution event is now the worst element in the continuing disaster. Possibly keeping workers from achieving objectives totally in some parts of island (No Man Zones).

    If those zones expand the entire island could become impossible to continue "decommission" efforts. It has obviously not been a decommission project at Fukushima Daiichi. It has been a war against a radiation enemy that so far has proven a very tough adversary.


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  • freebywill

    High counts in Phoenix today . . . . .

    481 CPM
    NETC.COM © 2014
    Station ID 4:956 Phoenix, AZ, US
    Click here for data charts
    CPM: current 481 Low 11 High 481
    Average 76, Deviation 61.4
    (CPM of Beta particles)

    Last updated: 2014-10-14 09:46:00


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  • Southern Hemisphere September 2014 UV and Background Radiation Report.

    Station location
    http://sccc.org.au/monitoring/Australian-Map.jpg

    This short animation of Northern, and Southern Hemisphere air circulation, shows why we can get detections so far south.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qh011eAYjAA

    Summary

    September's 2014 monthly average background radiation level was the lowest September monthly average since pre-Fukushima, at 6% above the pre-Fukushima September average. It was 7% below 2012 and 9% below 2013 monthly averages. This September saw a longer period of Southern Ocean air flows than previous years. Over the last few months, a number of low pressure systems have been siting between Australia and new Zealand, pumping cleaner Southern Ocean air up along our east coast.

    Besides background levels of Ionizing radiation, it is now also important to closely watch UV levels, in both the Northern and Southern Hemisphere in spring and summer. Here, this week in early spring, we are already into extreme UV levels. During these events it is important to put in place protective UV Radiation measures.

    http://sccc.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Extreme-UV-October-2014.jpg

    Technical details:

    (Note: The 4yr average referred to in the charts, is the 4yr pre-Fukushima average.)


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  • If you are new here, this radio interview is a good overall summary on the present situation at Fukushima.

    http://www.greenplanetfm.com/members/greenradio/blog/VIEW/00000001/00000261/Peter-Daley-Australian-Whistleblower-on-the-Fukushima-Radiation-Crises–Survival.html

    These free resources will help you get up to speed, on subjects covered in this forum.

    International list of Radiation monitoring stations.

    http://sccc.org.au/international-radiation-monitoring-stations

    "The Food Lab", has a list of the latest international reports of radioactive food contamination,

    http://sccc.org.au/archives/2861

    Free Geiger counter Guide

    http://technologypals.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Using-a-Geiger-Counter-to-test-food-for-Radioactive-Contamination.pdf

    It may now a good idea to also monitor local UV levels, in spring and summer.

    Why? Read this.

    http://www.sccc.org.au/extreme-uv-levels-in-summer


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  • * I've raised the below issue with several who would reasonably be "go to" people –here as well as in and out of the radiation industry. Only one group didn't respond, but after initial back-and-forths, no more from most of them. (Perhaps some were concerned about my posting what I learn to a wider discussion.)

    Should anyone reading this have good information or direct experience with the matter –and isn't afraid of being quoted (there's always your nom-de-Net for anonymity), please respond here.

    * The issue: just what is it that we're monitoring/counting(?) –especially when our Geiger counters are idling along at sea level background levels (which is nearly all of the time at my station).

    * Read the specs on your Geiger counter and/or its G-M tube –to find what I'm calling a "noise figure", and what the manufacturers variously call "self", "inherent", "own", or maximum shielded "background" CPM (50mm of lead plus 3.18mm of aluminum in LND's case). Those numbers are very high (30cpm for the LND-7317) –so high as to make the monitoring of background levels (at about 35cpm here) seem a meaningless undertaking.

    I hasten to add: the actual noise figures are usually (IMHO) much lower. However: they should be specifically established for each Geiger counter, subtracted, or at least cited (I see no need to get complicated about it) –and not just reported along with whatever else –as so many indicated uR/hr/uSv/hr or averaged CPMs.

    –more


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    • * The 7317 in my Medcom Inspector went flat long ago, so I replaced it with an SBM-20 (which requires careful work and a few extra components). The normal averaged CPM here near the coast of Oregon is currently 14.82cpm (versus about 34.6cpm with the old 7317 tube, and about 16cpm with the optimized SBM-20 in my Radex-1503).

      * I ran my retrofitted Inspector while packed in 40 pounds of lead shot for about 2 weeks, which brought the CPMs down to 11.12cpm –and not much wiggle.

      * Interestingly, I twice lowered that Geiger counter to a depth of 2 meters in our bay (inside of a 30 caliber ammunition box), getting 7.1cpm and 7.25cpm.

      Nice! –and lower deeper? –because:

      * An earlier test at 1 meter produced 8.3cpm –which also implies that the "noise" has something to do with radiation from above.

      * These tests need to be done again in much deeper water, such that getting significantly closer to the bottom is not a factor.

      ** Placing the Geiger counter on the dock (still beta shielded in the ammo box) gave me a near normal "background" reading –

      Which implies that half or more of the "background" is from above –since it surely wasn't coming up from below.

      * However: I have a good opinion that, while muons are raining down upon us at the rate of about 1 per square centimeter per minute (which would be 20cpm or so for the cross-section of a 7317 pancake tube), they detect poorly and never amount to more than an average of 10% of the count.


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  • Morellio

    Taken October 9th at around 11am in Fremont, CA. Just a simple running air filter with a decent pancake GC a centimeter or so in front of it. The increase started September 10th and continues to peak at 500-600cpm.

    http://i.imgur.com/y8aKEjj.jpg


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    • Morellie, what would your normal background be in CPM?


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      • Morellio

        Background for a few months previous was around 90 CPM. If I turn the filter off it will fall down to about that level after 8-10 hours.

        This is located in my house near the front door.


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        • "If I turn the filter off it will fall down to about that level after 8-10 hours."

          This suggests a detection of Radon daughter decay isotopes, because it decays to normal in a few hours. We saw numerous worldwide reports off very large Radon daughter detections after Fukushima. Even though Radon can be naturally occurring in the environment these reports suggested a new source.

          One theory put forward was that molten corium ground venting, plus all the nano sized aersoled Uranium created by the Fukushima nuclear disaster site, was releasing large amounts of Radon into the atmosphere.

          It would be important to try and establish if the Radon accumulation is an issue in your building, or is it from some other source. If it is an issue in your building you may have to look at extra building venting strategies. Radon accumulation in an enclosed area can be a serious health concern.

          Here is information on Radon,

          http://sccc.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Radon_Info_ENG.pdf

          This live Radon monitor has been set up to establish if Radon, or other Alpha emitting radioactive isotopes are significantly affecting local background radiation levels at the Caloundra Central monitoring station.

          http://sccc.org.au/monitoring/sunshinecoast-monitoring-station.html

          There could also be other radioactive isotopes caught in the filter in trace amounts, that the Geiger counter can't detect.


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        • Bungalow Phil

          Morellio,
          There are methods for excluding emissions from the GC. Example, paper, foil, aluminum plate about 2mm thickness. These are used to define the strength and penetrating power of certain particle emissions. I see that you may be using a carbon type filter. I believe these absorb gasses and as such could be collecting radon emissions. These decay rather quickly a few days or so if I'm not mistaken. It does emit alpha particles (electrons as well)which as you have demonstrated by cm proximity of your GC. (If it does detect that type I'm unsure). Also, as in Bakersfield or Fresno there are a lot of gas production facilities which I would assume discharge into the atmosphere. Good info on Radon can be found at the following link:
          http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radon

          222Rn, 3.8 days, alpha decaying to…
          218Po, 3.10 minutes, alpha decaying to…
          214Pb, 26.8 minutes, beta decaying to…
          214Bi, 19.9 minutes, beta decaying to…
          214Po, 0.1643 ms, alpha decaying to…
          210Pb, which has a much longer half-life of 22.3 years, beta decaying to…
          210Bi, 5.013 days, beta decaying to…
          210Po, 138.376 days, alpha decaying to…
          206Pb, stable.

          In any case monitoring and testing for radon would be the best exclusionary procedure for what you are encountering. Keep this forum posted if possible. Any information you post is helpful. Thanks.


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          • Morellio

            So I actually did do this to get a rough idea what was going on. Using a piece of paper the GC dropped maybe 30 CPM over 5 minutes, not very much of a difference. I used a CD to try and eliminate beta particles because of its uniform aluminum coating, and that dropped the CPM very close to background. I actually e-mailed the EPA after seeing this (an 800% + increase in CPM is worth reporting) and this was the reply I got:

            We have responded to your inquiry.

            Thank you for contacting the Radiation Protection Division.

            Historical data over the past 8 years at San Francisco, San Jose, and Fresno indicate a similar trend of increasing beta results beginning in the fall. This typically peaks in December and January. I'm sorry that I do not have any additional information to provide, however I can confirm that the readings that you are collecting are consistent with seasonal trends.

            I hope that you find this information helpful.

            Radiation Protection Division


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            • Bungalow Phil

              Typical response. This is in your dwelling, though. The readings indicate a hazardous condition. All I can say is take measures to eliminate as much as possible the influx into your dwelling, such as sealing off windows and doors and using HEPA and carbon filters throughout. Keep monitoring to make adjustments to limit your exposure. This an admission of what we have been following for sometime, but there is no intervention by Govt' so we must do what we can.


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  • <p>11th October 2014 – Fukushima. Busby Bites Back </p>

    <p>Comment:</p>

    <p>Revelations on the use of an enriched uranium weapon. This weaponry is contaminating large areas, and causing large numbers of birth defects.</p>

    <p><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3Z41IC7qH4">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3Z41IC7qH4</a></p&gt;


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  • 11th October 2014 – Fukushima. Busby Bites Back

    Comment:

    Revelations on the use of an enriched uranium weapon. This weaponry is contaminating large areas, and causing large numbers of birth defects.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3Z41IC7qH4


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  • Hi Morellie.

    Thanks for posting a photo. That's a rather high reading you've got going.

    * Is this rig inside your house or some other structure?

    * The only way I feel I can know something about a high (3M "N95") air filter reading reading here is to do a "one shot" air draw (2 hours, 40 cubic meter of air), then watch the freshly pulled filter decay. I allow myself 3 minutes to place my 2 inch diameter filter into a test jig, such that it's in close proximity to the Inspector's 2 inch window (now with only and SBM-20 tube).


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  • califnative califnative

    Tucson AZ 326 CPM already and it's only 9:00AM. Two days ago Phoenix was 575 CPM. Yesterday Tucson started off with chemtrails along the Catalina Foothills, Haarp signature scalar waves in the milky man-mad clouds all day long, large military planes flying slow and low during the day, evening time had several low flying helicopters, saw this when living in San Jose California, more than likely they are taking radiation measurements.


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  • Report from contact in Dunedin New Zealand.

    This morning the radon meter started climbing from 1.1 picoCuries …
    I opened the windows and doors – and it still kept climbing …

    It hit 2.1 … then we had a quake – now on 2.2 … still cimbing …

    ——————————————–

    Increased Radon detections like this can be an indication of an impending earthquake.

    M 4.1 – 31km WNW of Dunedin, New Zealand

    Time: 2014-10-16 15:44:04 UTC+10:00
    Location: 45.776°S 170.121°E
    Depth: 9.9km

    http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map/#{%22feed%22%3A%227day_m25%22%2C%22search%22%3Anull%2C%22sort%22%3A%22newest%22%2C%22basemap%22%3A%22grayscale%22%2C%22autoUpdate%22%3Atrue%2C%22restrictListToMap%22%3Atrue%2C%22timeZone%22%3A%22local%22%2C%22mapposition%22%3A[[-57.657157596582984%2C-244.3359375]%2C[-16.299051014581817%2C-131.8359375]]%2C%22overlays%22%3A{%22plates%22%3Atrue}%2C%22viewModes%22%3A{%22map%22%3Atrue%2C%22list%22%3Afalse%2C%22settings%22%3Afalse%2C%22help%22%3Afalse}}


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  • califnative califnative

    Beta Spikes and Rising Radiation Levels – Majia's Blog http://majiasblog.blogspot.com/2014/10/yesterday-and-perhaps-day-before.html?showComment=1413573198932#c5620932127483436442

    Posted Thursay, October 16th – "Yesterday and perhaps the day before Phoenix encountered a radioactive plume:

    I don't know where it came from. It could have derived from Fukushima, Diablo Canyon nuclear plant, or Palo Verde nuclear power plant. In the end, I guess it doesn't matter because the overarching point is that nuclear power plants are contaminating our environment with man-made radionuclides (and I do mean "man" made).

    After seeing this uptick in beta count, I perused the other west coast sites. Many Radnet sites are no longer reporting beta data at all …"

    Thank God for Majia's Blog, she validates for me what's going on in Arizona right now. This rad uptick has been making me feel unusally fatigued with sudden tiredness the last 3 days.

    Phoenix, AZ – 295 CPM
    Station ID 4:956 Phoenix, AZ, US
    CPM: current 295 Low 11 High 580
    Average 78, Deviation 55.7
    (CPM of Beta particles)
    2014-10-17 12:53:00 GMT+0000

    Tucson AZ – 370 CPM
    Station ID 4:919 Tucson, AZ, US
    CPM: current 370 Low 14 High 388
    Average 117, Deviation 67.9
    (CPM of Beta particles)
    2014-10-17 15:01:00


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  • Bungalow Phil

    Aerial assault continues today after a short absence.

    The assault on our desert sky has resumed today with aerial discharge of unknown constituents by persons of unknown origin in aircraft of unknown origin.


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  • Morellio

    Fremont, CA just crossed 1000 cpm. Sorry for the crappy photo.

    http://i.imgur.com/8UJaPT6.jpg


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  • freebywill

    Phoenix showing a level 5 alert again today . . . . .

    500 CPM
    NETC.COM © 2014
    Station ID 4:956 Phoenix, AZ, US
    Click here for data charts
    CPM: current 500 Low 11 High 580
    Average 81, Deviation 60.7
    (CPM of Beta particles)

    Last updated: 2014-10-18 12:58:00 GMT+0000


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    • califnative califnative

      freebywill – good morning! thank you for trying to find why there have been elevated rad readings in AZ, you are quite the sleuth! I never heard of NPP venting in preparation of refueling (rods) which can obviously cause radiation leaks. And Phoenix is at 500 CPM this morning! If the pattern repeats its self, Tucson will start to climb quickly.

      Really appreciate you taking the time to find a clue as to what is happening in AZ, thank you :)


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      • Angela_R

        From freebywill's link: http://www.libertyforlife.com/military-war/new_nuclear_weapons_testing_san_francisco.htm

        "It only takes one invisible micron of Depleted Uranium to cause organ damage and health failure. Can anyone possibly hazard a guess as to how much potential hazard that 1,440 pounds of particulates could cause – never mind the 20,000 pound particulate upper limit? Can you imagine willingly causing up to 1,440 pounds of radioactive particles to be blasted into the open air? If one miniscule particle so tiny as to be invisible can cause a terminal illness, whose mind can even fathom the devastation 1,440 pounds of this stuff could do to countless numbers of people?

        But we must remember – Livermore Lab is allowed to explode up to 20,000 pounds into the air in a year and not even have to notify the neighboring communities. And Site 300 is only one of several such explosive “test” sites in the nation."

        One of several such explosive "test" sites in the nation. Could your high readings be coming from such a test?

        and how much exploded into the air in Fukushima? What quantity is being released each year into the atmosphere from all emissions, including those dispersed from nuclear reactors?


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  • califnative califnative

    WIPP plutonium release next Monday, Oct. 20. Restart of contaminated fan http://optimalprediction.com/wp/wipp-plutonium-release-next-monday-oct-20-restart-of-contaminated-fan/

    Bobby1's Blog – "During the October16, 2014 WIPP townhall meeting, Nuclear Waste Partnership President, Bob McQuinn gave a presentation on the planned Monday October 20th restart of WIPP surface fan 860A.

    Slide number 12 used during McQuinn’s presentation indicates that fan 860A was in use at the time of the mid-February 2014 release of Plutonium and Americium to the environment, and that when the fan is restarted this coming Monday “residual contamination may be released”.

    see slide “12”:
    http://www.wipp.energy.gov/wipprecovery/Presentations/Town_Hall_Slides_10_16_14.pdf

    I’d like to know who authorized the possible release of plutonium and americium that may occur when fan 860A is restarted?

    According to the DOE document, “Precautions are being taken to ensure protection of workers and the environment”. Why don’t they simply replace the fan?

    Time to get your Geiger counters out, and make sure your air filtration units are operating next week. Wish I could do a HYSPLIT prediction of the wind currents, but I can’t now."

    Radiation readings are already high in AZ, now NM WIPP release is coming this way. I'm already counting on the wind current being manipulated to the West, just watch.


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  • Checkmate

    I think it probably is all coming from Palo Verde. I remember when I live in Scottsdale and it was built back in 1980s. Some guy I had talked to back then, who was involved with the construction or something there, told me that a Nuke mgr. from a Connecticut nuclear plant had just replaced the current mgr. This was after Palo had been running for about a year. And the new mgr. had told him that all of Palo should be torn down and built over again because it was the worst built nuke plant in entire the U.S. Of course this was back in 80s, who knows about the plants built later.
    Anyway, one of the problems back then was they had no way to refuel the plant other then tearing down a concrete wall to do it. Also there was a question of the concrete, perhaps too much sand in it. I imagine the refueling problem was fixed, but who knows how. Also, there was the construction cos. burying bull dozers and different equipment on the property, probably creating cost over runs to gain more profit and/or new equipment.
    Also I remember some employees periodically found dead wild ducks floating in an open air water pond located in complex and where shocked to see this and very surprised. It was never revealed what kill them. The pond was not suppose to contain any radiation at all, so who knows. But I understand that this was happening over years and may still be… I'm not a kill joy, but only revealing a little background on it- maybe everything is fixed by now…


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  • Checkmate

    Also back in the 80s, an AZ west wind map was drawn to project the possible area of contamination if the plant had a problem. Of course all of Phoenix was included and Tucson was on the southern fringe and I think Payson was on the northern from the angles drawn from Palo…


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    • califnative califnative

      Checknate – thanks, I wasn't even aware of Palo Verde until someone told me here. It was just few weeks ago Palo Verde had a bomb threat, they evacuated but never found anything. Now we have to contend to WIPP leaking plutonium this Monday.

      BTW your not being a kill joy, sharing information here helps.


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  • @ Morellio, per: "I used a CD to try and eliminate beta particles because of its uniform aluminum coating, and that dropped the CPM very close to background."

    * The standard for blocking most of the beta is 3mm or 1/8 inch of aluminum over the window of your Geiger counter. (Non-windowed, typically SBM-20 tube GCs also need to be beta blocked, since they read beta above 350 KeV or so.)

    * I wouldn't have thought there's enough aluminum on a CD to make much of a beta difference, but your earlier test with paper indicated that you weren't trying to stop very much alpha. So: this would seem to be a large accumulation of low energy beta emitting particles on your air filter.

    * Again: you also want to check the over-all decay rate –less than an hour per half-life suggesting radon/daughters.

    ** Important. Don't just assume what the source is. Try to find out for sure if it's coming from outside or inside your house.

    ** Obviously, if radon is coming up from your foundation/basement within the house, then closing and sealing up the house is exactly the wrong thing to do. (There have been instances of housing built on natural and dumped radioactive fill.)

    Find out. You've got high numbers.

    Craig


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  • califnative califnative

    7:30AM and rising…
    374 CPM Albuquerque, NM, US
    372 CPM Phoenix, AZ, US
    282 CPM Tucson, AZ, US
    484 CPM San Angelo, TX, US

    Wind Map
    http://hint.fm/wind/

    Don't forget tomorrows WIPP plutonium release in New Mexico.

    Bobby1's Blog – "During the October16, 2014 WIPP townhall meeting, Nuclear Waste Partnership President, Bob McQuinn gave a presentation on the planned Monday October 20th restart of WIPP surface fan 860A.

    Slide number 12 used during McQuinn’s presentation indicates that fan 860A was in use at the time of the mid-February 2014 release of Plutonium and Americium to the environment, and that when the fan is restarted this coming Monday “residual contamination may be released."


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    • bf9 bf9

      I've got a friend that called me this morning (here in PHX), his readings have been similar to what you guys have been posting. Today however, he's hitting spikes of 1,000-1,200 CPM beta.

      Stay the HELL indoors, and if you've got a mask I suggest wearing it. Phoenix has been hit by something.


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    • Sickputer

      Re: activation of WIPP ventilation fan

      SP: They have to push out the stale hot (and contaminated) air or workers can't stand the heat. Working in full oxygen suits is probably not a longterm option if they are going to do the extensive work needed to re-open for more waste shipments. Just a hunch.


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      • califnative califnative

        Today's WIPP ventilation fan update from Tucson AZ, my lymph nodes in my neck are screaming since 10:00AM. I have never felt them so active like they are now. WIPP Pres. McQuinns presentation said they are not turning on the 860A filter until tonight but they started something already.

        Yesterday an unexpected thunder and lighting storm came through in the afternoon, man-made by chem clouds I watched manifest in the morning over the Catalina Foothills. Slightly elevated readings during the storm, this morning returned back to normal so I had the windows open thinking it was okay. My Radex1212 only monitors beta/gamma/alpha but it's obvious something else in the air like plutonium and all the other types of radiation not being monitored or mentioned.

        As expected the wind is blowing from New Mexico to Arizona, traveling up north all along the west coast to Washington and Canada. Hmmm, don't see that very often. netc.com shows below average 105 CPM right now but my throat glands tell me to stay the fuck inside.

        http://hint.fm/wind/
        http://www.wipp.energy.gov/wipprecovery/recovery.html


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  • VanneV VanneV

    List of RADCON-4 sites:
    5:606 near Bismarck, ND, US 386 2014-10-19 13:12:00 G
    4:610 near Albuquerque, NM, US 374 2014-10-19 10:29:00 G
    5:618 near Lubbock, TX, US 322 2014-10-19 11:38:00 G
    4:621 near San Angelo, TX, US 484 2014-10-19 13:41:00 G
    5:621 near San Angelo, TX, US 314 2014-10-19 13:41:00 G
    5:812 near Grand Junction, CO, US 494 2014-10-19 12:08:00 U
    4:940 near Idaho Falls, ID, US 121 2014-10-19 12:41:00 G
    4:956 near Phoenix, AZ, US 372 2014-10-19 13:03:00 G
    5:956 near Phoenix, AZ, US 412 2014-10-19 13:03:00 G


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  • At present there is a worldwide effort to develop sophisticated humanoid robots to carry out tasks in highly radioactive areas of the out of control Fukushima nuclear disaster site.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kCkYkOjXw88


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  • freebywill

    Albuquerque elevated readings possibly from WIPP venting . . .

    windflow is out of Texas northwest thru NM

    222 CPM
    NETC.COM © 2014
    Station ID 4:610 Albuquerque, NM, US
    Click here for data charts
    CPM: current 222 Low 14 High 394
    Average 128, Deviation 68.7
    (CPM of Beta particles)

    Last updated: 2014-10-20 19:36:00 GMT+0000


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  • califnative califnative

    I'm finding it hard to believe Phoenix and Tucson AZ are only 35 & 38 CPM when the last few weeks have been so high. Took these evening readings from a Radex1212 uSv/hr just now, stood outside for a bit and the alarm went off at 0.34. I mentioned early this morning my neck lymph nodes felt swollen, they subsided later but I swear to God, the time I went to do the reading tonight they felt swollen again. WTH? Can it happen that fast?

    5 min 20.10.2014 15:27 0.12
    5 min 20.10.2014 15:32 0.12
    5 min 20.10.2014 15:37 0.12
    5 min 20.10.2014 15:42 0.13
    5 min 20.10.2014 20:57 0.15
    5 min 20.10.2014 21:02 0.13

    Had another chem-bomb mini rain storm with two rainbows this afternoon, took lots of pictures. I feel agitated, the air is radiated. The coyotes were howling a more than usual last night and tonight, I it effects the animals too.


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  • freebywill

    level 5 alerts in San Angelo and Ft Worth Tx

    264 CPM
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    Station ID 4:712 Fort Worth, TX, US
    Click here for data charts
    CPM: current 264 Low 10 High 277
    Average 62, Deviation 36.9
    (CPM of Beta particles)

    Last updated: 2014-10-21 13:49:00 GMT+0000

    513 CPM
    NETC.COM © 2014
    Station ID 4:621 San Angelo, TX, US
    Click here for data charts
    CPM: current 513 Low 11 High 513
    Average 120, Deviation 97.1
    (CPM of Beta particles)

    Last updated: 2014-10-21 09:51:00 GMT+0000


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  • Sickputer

    You have to admire the finesse with which EPA ghostwriters produce their online documents about radiation. Take this statement for example:

    "Can drinking water be contaminated by man-made radionuclides?

    A very small percentage of drinking water systems are located in areas that have potential sources of man-made radioactive contamination from facilities that use, manufacture, or dispose of radioactive substances. Drinking water contamination may occur through accidental releases of radioactivity or through improper disposal practices. Water systems that are vulnerable to this type of contamination are required to perform extensive monitoring for radioactive contamination to ensure that their drinking water is safe. These radionuclides are regulated under the "beta particle and photon radioactivity" standard."

    http://water.epa.gov/lawsregs/rulesregs/sdwa/radionuclides/basicinformation.cfm#two

    SP: You got that? They can "ensure" your water is safe. *;-)


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    • freebywill

      Steps to ensuring the drinking water is safe by testing.

      day 1 – water tested, no radiation, its safe.
      day 2 – water tested, below current limits, its safe.
      day 3 – water tested, above limits, we will monitor.
      day 4 – water tested, above limits, we raised limits, its safe.
      day 5 – water tested, below limits, its safe.
      day 6 – water tested, below limits, no need to keep testing.
      day 7 – payday.


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  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

    Obviously a silly statement and one that is not true.. :(


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  • Ventura, Calif Radiation Readings: Faria beach and Mondos
    Happy to report a 2nd week in a row of reduced radiation readings for Ventura County, Calif. Especially after a very HOT summer of dangerous CPM count levels

    Air: 26 CPM
    Sand: 66 CPM
    Water: 55 CPM

    Usually, the numbers are twice the above and sustained over months. I cannot say as to why this is occurring, but for those who love the beach and ocean as a lifestyle, this is certainly greeted happily.


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  • freebywill

    @califnative, majia, bf9 found something interesting in EPA data

    on majia's blog was lookin at this chart
    http://www.epa.gov/radnet00/images/beta-gamma/phoenix-beta.jpg

    went to radnet data site and pulled out data and found this

    2014-10-14 00:44:47 2014-10-14 01:44:55 65
    2014-10-14 01:45:00 2014-10-14 02:45:08 71
    2014-10-14 02:45:13 2014-10-14 03:45:21 102
    2014-10-14 03:45:26 2014-10-14 04:45:34 136
    2014-10-14 04:45:39 2014-10-14 05:45:47 172
    2014-10-14 05:45:52 2014-10-14 06:46:00 580
    2014-10-14 06:46:05 2014-10-14 07:46:13
    2014-10-14 07:46:18 2014-10-14 08:46:25
    2014-10-14 08:46:30 2014-10-14 09:46:39 481
    2014-10-14 09:46:44 2014-10-14 10:46:52
    2014-10-14 10:46:56 2014-10-14 11:47:04 377
    2014-10-14 11:47:09 2014-10-14 12:47:18 248
    2014-10-14 12:47:23 2014-10-14 13:47:30 346
    2014-10-14 13:47:35 2014-10-14 14:47:43
    2014-10-14 14:47:48 2014-10-14 15:47:56 287
    2014-10-14 15:48:01 2014-10-14 16:48:09 239
    2014-10-14 16:48:14 2014-10-14 17:48:21 205
    2014-10-14 17:48:26 2014-10-14 18:48:34 180
    2014-10-14 18:48:39 2014-10-14 19:48:47 155
    2014-10-14 19:48:52 2014-10-14 20:49:00 139
    2014-10-14 20:49:05 2014-10-14 21:49:13 124
    2014-10-14 21:49:18 2014-10-14 22:49:26 116
    2014-10-14 22:49:31 2014-10-14 23:49:39 109

    on other reports when monitors are not functioning the data val is 0. maybe readings were so high they removed them ?


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