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by empleat
Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Geiger Counter
Topic: range of geiger counter
Replies: 7
Views: 1598

Re: range of geiger counter

I found that 1000 rad is almost invariably fatal. But i don't know per hour, or per second. Also i don't know from which distance. So i just ask simply. Can you detect deadly dose of radiation from safe distance, for example 1000 rad, the type of radiation which would be fatal in couple of seconds ?
by empleat
Wed May 29, 2019 5:22 am
Forum: Geiger Counter
Topic: range of geiger counter
Replies: 7
Views: 1598

Re: range of geiger counter

I am just interested, i am layman. Humor me, theoretically what can be maximum range for detection gamma radiation, if there were some irradiated area, like radiation pocket, or some object on the ground. What could be maximum range to detect it theoretically, it hasn't to be accurate. Also in what ...
by empleat
Tue May 28, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: Geiger Counter
Topic: range of geiger counter
Replies: 7
Views: 1598

Re: range of geiger counter

I should have specified my question, from which distance can geiger counter detect radiation. I know it use some tube, with which you have to sweep around object. But there are some detector that work from long range right ? What is maximum range for detecting radiation ?
by empleat
Tue May 28, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Geiger Counter
Topic: range of geiger counter
Replies: 7
Views: 1598

range of geiger counter

What is maximum range for detecting gamma radiation with geiger counter ?