[ RadSafe ] CRT monitor radiation "scare" at Newark airport

Edmond Baratta edmond0033 at comcast.net
Mon Dec 20 22:29:18 CST 2010

Did anyone think check the 'high' voltage on the CRT.  This was the problem 
years ago when the FDA checked the high voltage on the television sets and 
monitors.  They would emit X-Rays.  The FDA still on occasion check them.

Ed Baratta

edmond0033 at comcast.net

-----Original Message----- 
From: Jim Hoerner
Sent: Monday, December 20, 2010 4:04 PM
To: radsafe at health.phys.iit.edu
Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] CRT monitor radiation "scare" at Newark airport

>From: Doug Huffman <doug.huffman at wildblue.net>
> Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] CRT monitor radiation "scare" at Newark airport

>Preparing for extended power outages on my isolated Island, I recently
>purchased an Aladdin Mantel Lamp.  The shop owner went on at some length
>about how difficult it is to get cerium-thorium mantels.

>I wonder what these mantels might be used for.

Duh, they could be used to allow terrorists to see in the dark!!! [gasp] 
:-)  Fortunately, you can still get the mantels on eBay, even if you can't 
get them at 7-11 for 59 cents anymore.  You might have to outbid me, though, 
as I'm still working on my Small Modular Apartment Reactor - Thorium Fueled 
for America's Competitive Enterprise (SMART-FACE).

On the Newark airport panic, my wild guess is the laptop's wireless card was 
Best regards,


Hold the door for the stranger behind you. When the driver in the adjacent 
lane signals to get over, slow down. Smile and say "hi" to the folks you 
pass on the sidewalk. Give blood. Volunteer.

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