[ RadSafe ] Ra-226 Activity in Vintage Compass

Joseph Shonka jjshonka at shonka.com
Fri Jul 18 12:31:35 CDT 2014


Measure the exposure rate at a meter.  I have had similar instruments with
millicurie activities.

Joe Shonka

On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 1:20 PM, Roy Parker <radmail at cox.net> wrote:

> I am trying to move a shipment containing a World War I vintage compass:
> U.S.E.D. Creagh - Osborne Marching Compass Mark VII Model E Sperry
> Gyroscope Brooklyn, N.Y.
> It is radioactive, therefore obviously Ra-226.  I am trying to find the
> activity.
> Regards,
> Roy A. Parker, Ph.D.
> Radiation Physics Consultant
> 225-924-1473 Office
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