From: John Woodgate
Subject: Re: Any ideas on measuring radiation in the home ?
Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2002 21:01:30 +0100
Organization: JMWA Electronics Consultancy
Reply-To: John Woodgate
NNTP-Posting-Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2002 20:41:36 +0000 (UTC)
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I read in sci.electronics.design that News2020 wrote
(in ) about
'Any ideas on measuring radiation in the home ?', on Mon, 30 Sep 2002:
>To add to my postings so far, I continue to notice unnatural heating in my
>home at night. For example last night the temperature was 69 deg F in the
>area where I slept whereas it was 59 deg F outside (no internal source of
Your home is a *greenhouse*. It traps solar heat and doesn't let it out,
except very slowly. Here, at present (2000 BST at Rayleigh, Essex,
England, the temperature where I am sitting is 26 C, but the outside
temperature is 5 C. While these conditions are unusual for the end of
September in southern Britain, the greenhouse effect demonstrated is
>When I moved to a different location, the previous location dropped
>to 64 deg F and the new location rose to 67 deg F while the outside remained
>at 59 deg F. This heating cannot be explained by body heat or even normal
>fridge operation, I think.
Yes it can. You are a 1 kW heater; your computer is around 250 W (ALL
the energy ends up as heat, even the light from the monitor). Plus
fridge, TV on stand-by, answering machine, ......
Regards, John Woodgate, OOO - Own Opinions Only. http://www.jmwa.demon.co.uk
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