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Monitoring Gamma Radiation

The Neighborhood Environmental Watch Network, known as NEWNET, is able to give early indications of increases in radiation due to radioactive particulates in the air.

Alamo, NV
3/17/1999Ken GilesGamma readings of 74.4uR on 15 march are from EPA personal doing source checks.Station InfoData Graph
3/11/1999Ken Gilesgamma readings 0n march 2 of 108.4uR and on march 9 of 105uR were from source checks preformed by EPA personal doing routine maintance on the equipment.Station InfoData Graph
2/12/1999Ken GilesOn 9 feb 1999 calibrated pic sensor # f-8592 was installed at this station.Station InfoData Graph
10/8/1998Herb MaunuHigh gamma measurements displayed weekly since August 21 were caused by EPA quality assurance (QA) radiation check source. This procedure will be performed weekly at 13 EPA Community Technical Liaison Program (CTLP) stations surrounding the Neveda Test Site and monthly at 4 stations in Utah. Gamma measurements within the range of 25 uR/hr and 120 uR/hr is considered a QA radiation check source measurement unless indicated otherwise.Station InfoData Graph
9/15/1998Connon OdomRadiation sources have been used to verify PIC operation on 1, 9, and 15 Sept.Station InfoData Graph
8/21/1998Larry SandersThe station was loaded with NEWNET version R35 software on 8/21/98 at 22:06Z. This software provides improved accuracy for radiation measurements in the low range. The station was re-wired with a door sensor and new voltage divider for the radiation sensor. The existing PIC battery was reading 297 volts, it was not replaced. Currently, this station only has a radiation sensor. EPA will install meteorological sensors later. All meteorological inputs will remain shorted until the meteorological sensors are installed.Station InfoData Graph
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