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  1. Reviews & Questions For Vendors
    If I wanted a geiger to just turn on and point at home grown fruit and veg what exactly would I be looking for. Or is it even a geiger I'm looking for? My head is fried trying to figure out sieverts, roentgens, rads, micro sieverts etc. So something I just push the button to turn it on, point...
  2. Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Survival
    Has anyone looked into geiger counters / radiation detectors recently? Now that Fukushima is 1.5+ years behind us, retailers have had time to replenish their stock and it's likely there are new & improved models on the market. And presumably the mad rush to buy has somewhat passed. So now...
  3. Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Survival
    few of us are heading to Chernobyl shortly. it is a private trip, not one of the public bus tours (which I hear have been stopped for past few months) we will be in the zone for 2-3 days. I am looking for cheap and reliable personal Geiger counter so I don't wander into a gene-oven. i noticed...
  4. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    If I were to get a radiation detector, what model should I get? What types of radiation do I need to detect coming from Japan's reactor?
  5. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    Has anyone here recently considered investing in his own geiger counter, given what we've seen in Japan and Chernobyl before this? Hard to say how much of the finger-pointing is accurate, but there may be some truth to the accusations that governments (in general) need to downplay a disaster to...
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Here's a live video stream of a geiger counter south of Tokyo...ガイガーカウンタ I wrote down these two readings- 019.84cpm @ 0016h 48m 021.65cpm @ 0018h 48m
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Its not likely our Goverment Would Tell us anything is Wrong.. So If you Have a Geiger Counter take a reading and post it and a general Location.. Lets monitor it or selves...... Thanks Dave
  8. Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Survival
    To the brain trust: As many of us are in various stages of prepping, I have often run accross different geiger counters online for sale. On ebay, one can find many types of geiger counters for sale at really affordable prices, however, being from the emergency management industry perspective...
  9. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Anybody got one? Could spend up to $1k on a good alph/beta/gamma detector or can get surplus gamma only for about $50. Opinions?