[ RadSafe ] a question about 'canary' personal dosimeters
nick.tsurikov at gmail.com
Sat Dec 22 21:19:07 CST 2007
Thank you very much to everyone who answered my question.
I think Gary did solve the problem - the canary was going crazy next to GSM
phone, CDMA & 3G did not have this effect.
Eneabba, Western Australia
On Dec 22, 2007 11:56 PM, Gary Masters <gmasters at dotsplat.org> wrote:
> I'll start by admitting my ignorance of the cellular
> technologies deployed in Australia. However, in the USA the
> predominant technologies are GSM and CDMA. It has been my
> experience that handsets based on GSM technology produce more
> electromagnetic interference than do those based on CDMA.
> As you found one handset interfered with the canary detector
> and another didn't, do you happen to know the technologies
> employed by each handset?
> On Thu Dec 20, 2007 at 03:49:07 +0800, Nick Tsurikov wrote:
> > Dear friends,
> > A weird thing happened today - I've had the canary detector right next
> to my
> > Nokia cell phone and when it rung the detector went berserk (counted
> > 100 microSv in about 10 seconds - before I've answered the call). Tried
> > on purpose afterwards - the same story but another ringing cell phone
> > to canary produced no effect...
> > Has anyone seen anything like that before? Should I tell people to whom
> > giving the dosimeters not to have close to the cell phone?
> > Kind regards
> > Nick Tsurikov
> > Eneabba, Western Australia
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