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From: Chuck Simmons
Organization: You jest.
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Subject: Re: Any ideas on measuring radiation in the home ?
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2002 13:20:02 GMT
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> I said the oven was off ! Where is the current spike coming from ? There is
> hardly any current (to light a clock display ) compared with a flourescent
> bulb !
> I can do without your advice on throwing away the indicator. Find another
> sucker. Thanks.
> "Ban" wrote in message
> > "News2020" schrieb im Newsbeitrag
> > news:%_wk9.52964$1C2.email@example.com...
> > >
> > > I just noticed that even unplugging an microwave oven while not in use
> > > releases a burst of radiation (even at 2 feet away with the oven
> > > > used a small led detector.>
> > >
> > News2020,
> > This is not a microwave radiation, but some spike radiated from the mains
> > line. Simple EMI. put that indicator near a fluorescent bulb and have it
> > indicating an even bigger burst!
> > Throw away that indicator, it is useless.
I shouldn't do this because I know it leads to a fairly slithery can of
worms but here goes. You were given good advice and you do not consider
it. Therefore I ask precisely what does your "small led detector"
detect? Surely not LEDs so you seem to have something else in mind. You
said something about "radiation." Radiation is a very broad term so
specifically what sort of radiation and what does the LED on the
If you are worried about a tiny inductive kick producing dangerous
radiation, may I suggest wrapping your head in aluminum foil. This has
proven effective against any number of imaginary dangers including being
taken up in UFOs.
... The times have been,
That, when the brains were out,
the man would die. ... Macbeth
Chuck Simmons firstname.lastname@example.org
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