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Re: Homemade Geiger Counter



Hi Bob,

How about this one using a neon bulb?
http://www.elecdesign.com/Articles/Index.cfm?ArticleID=1634
Tony AA2TX

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At 11:48 AM 7/27/2004 -0400, Robert Bruninga wrote:

>As we approach armagedon, I thought it might
>be nice to have a Geiger counter.
>
>Which, if I recall is just an ionization chamber,
>a voltge charge and an audio amp.  Since Radio
>Shack does not have GeigerMueller tubes, do I
>remember correctly that you could even use
>a flourescent bulb for the ionization chamber?
>
>Just thought it would be nice to have something
>to detect high energy particles around the house
>or on a satellite, or feeding alerts onto APRS?
>(hence asking on both sigs)..
>
>Bob
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