gieger counter (fwd)
From: Homer Lea[SMTP:HomerLea-at-aol-dot-com]
Sent: Tuesday, January 20, 1998 10:43 AM
Subject: Re: gieger counter (fwd)
In a message dated 98-01-20 09:45:04 EST, you write:
> 5 mR/hour scale, but doesn't do anything observable on the 50 mR/hr
> scale. I even took the unit out of the case and held the source
> against the second counter tube, with almost nil results. Any comment?
> I've misplaced Jim's address of I would send this to him.
to all who got counters. the 5979 probe tube operates only the .5 and5mr
scales. the higher scales are operated by the 5980 tube inside the case, so it
only responds to rays that make it through the front of the case.