gieger counter (fwd)

From:  richard hull [SMTP:rhull-at-richmond.infi-dot-net]
Sent:  Tuesday, January 20, 1998 6:25 PM
To:  Tesla List
Subject:  Re: gieger counter (fwd)

At 07:14 PM 1/20/98 -0600, you wrote:
>From: 	Homer Lea[SMTP:HomerLea-at-aol-dot-com]
>Sent: 	Tuesday, January 20, 1998 10:43 AM
>To: 	tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
>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.
>>  Ed
>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. 
>jim heagy
I have used this type Radiacimeter for years.  It is a brute and performs
well.  The higher ranges are for gamma rays and thermonuclear conflicts only.

Richard Hull