[ RadSafe ] CRT monitor radiation "scare" at Newark airport
ahmadalanimail at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 20 13:42:45 CST 2010
It did not trigger an alarm, according to the report. It "caused" alarm and
Also, it says the "mass" of the monitor what started all of this. I think that
the metallic or "phosphoric" inner coating of the tube showed a suspected object
under x-ray screening. In my latest trip out of Toronto, I have two thermos
bottles in one of the bags, they looked like a a small propane cylinder at the
x-ray screening monitor, I did not believe it myself.
----- Original Message ----
From: Clayton J Bradt <CJB01 at health.state.ny.us>
To: radsafe at health.phys.iit.edu
Sent: Mon, December 20, 2010 9:17:16 PM
Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] CRT monitor radiation "scare" at Newark airport
It is very hard to believe that the exposure rate from a monitor was enough
to trigger an alarm. What must their set-points be?
Clayton J. Bradt
NYS Dept. of Health
Biggs Laboratory, Room D486A
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12201-0509
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