Geiger kit and tubes at electronic goldmine

Joseph Bento joseph at
Fri Apr 2 17:54:43 CDT 2010

On Apr 2, 2010, at 1:17 PM, Brian Hawes wrote:

> I'm more concerned about Nuclear Electromagnetic Pulse. If you have only one or two weapons, a high altitude burst is much better value. Better to disable most of Europe's electronic infrastructure than destroy one City.
> It  would, of course, get the offender turned, as one of you guys put it, 'into a sheet of glass' but does deterrence work on these smaller nations?
> I do keep a Scintillation Counter here but that's mostly to show people that sitting next to a WWII cockpit instrument was a risky business.

My first year at hamvention, there was the Uncle Sam guy selling all the surplus geiger counters - most NOS.  He had them for just a couple bucks each.  At that time, I didn't have the luggage space to buy one.  Hopefully we'll see him again.

Joe, N6DGY

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