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Your Radiation This Week No 17

Aug 8 to Aug 15, 2015

Storm over Kansas US

Storm over Kansas

(San Francisco) August 15, 2015 – Good Day, this is “Your Radiation This Week.” These are the recorded Radiation Highs that affected people this week around the United States and in your neighborhood. Let’s get right to it.

RADIATION CPM* COMPARISON CITY STATE

*Listed in Counts per Minute, a Count is One Radioactive Decay Registered by the Instrument.

Partial Counts are noted. Uncounted radiation makes the actual Count higher and more dangerous.

Normal Radiation is 5 to 20 CPM. [6]

  •  610 CPM, 122 Times Normal, Concord, NH. Gamma and Beta Radiation only.
  •  359 CPM, 71.8 Times Normal, Boston, MA. Gamma only.
  •  323 CPM, 64.6 Times Normal, New York City, NY. Gamma only.
  •  774 CPM, 154.8 Times Normal, Pittsburgh, PA. Gamma and Beta only.
  •  594 CPM, 118.8 Times Normal, Raleigh, NC. Gamma only.
  •  351 CPM, 71 Times Normal, Atlanta, GA. Gamma only.
  •  501 CPM, 100.2 Times Normal, Miami, FL. Gamma only.
  •  269 CPM,  53.8 Times Normal, Chicago, IL. Gamma only.
  •  407 CPM, 81.4 Times Normal, Ft Wayne, IN. Gamma and Beta only. Last known reading.
  •  258 CPM, 51.6 Times Normal, Indianapolis, IN. Gamma only.
  •  443 CPM, 88.6 Times Normal, St Paul, MN. Gamma and Beta only. Last known reading.
  •  583 CPM, 116.6 Times Normal, Lincoln, NE. Gamma and Beta only.
  •  273 CPM, 54.6 Times Normal, Des Moines, IA. Gamma only.
  •  415 CPM, 83 Times Normal, Aberdeen, SD. Gamma only.
  •  311 CPM, 62.2 Times Normal, Rapid City, SD. Gamma only.
  • Normal Radiation is 5 to 20 CPM. [6]
  •  443 CPM, 88.6 Times Normal, Kansas City, KA. Gamma only.
  •  375 CPM, 75 Times Normal, Tulsa, OK. Gamma only.
  •  607 CPM, 121.4 Times Normal, Little Rock, AR. Gamma and Beta only.
  •  494 CPM, 98.8 Times Normal, Dallas, TX. Gamma and Beta only.
  •  606 CPM, 121.2 Times Normal, San Angelo, TX. Gamma and Beta only.
  •  229 CPM, 45.8 Times Normal, Lubbock, TX. Gamma only.
  •  433 CPM, 86.6 Times Normal, South Valley, NM. Gamma only.
  •  530 CPM, 106 Times Normal, Albuquerque, NM. Gamma and Beta only. Last known report.
  •  365 CPM,  73 Times Normal, Grand Junction, CO. Gamma only.
  •  961 CPM, 192.2 Times Normal, Billings, MT. Gamma only.
  •  459 CPM, 91.8 Times Normal, Phoenix, AZ. Gamma and Beta only.
  •  669 CPM, 133.8 Times Normal, Tucson, AZ. Gamma and Beta only.
  •  245 CPM, 49 Times Normal, Las Vegas, NV. Gamma only.
  •  550 CPM, 110 Times Normal, San Diego, CA. Gamma only.
  •  855 CPM, 171 Times Normal, Bakersfield, CA. Gamma and Beta only. Last known reading.
  •  310 CPM, 62 Times Normal, Los Angeles, CA. Gamma only.
  •  206 CPM, 41.2 Times Normal, San Francisco, CA. Gamma only.
  •  538 CPM, 107.6 Times Normal, Spokane, WA. Gamma only.
  • Normal Radiation is 5 to 20 CPM. [6]

Highest Recorded Radioactive City in America this week

A new and familiar Leader this week in the race for the Most Radioactive Weather in America is Billings, Montana with 961 CPM. Congratulations to Billings, Montana as the Most Radioactive City in America.

Can 1,000 CPM be far behind? We’ll see. Stick with Bob Nichols on VT, I’ll keep you advised.

Last place in the radiation race among reporting cities is none other than San Fransisco, California with 206 CPM. Even at that, San Fransisco is still 41.2 Times Normal.

Change

The word “only” is a permanent add to all partial Rad report lines. Right now, all the city lines are partial reports and are therefore reporting Low.

Isotope Count reporting

These CPM numbers do not represent the actual radiation counts in your radiation weather this week. It is higher [or worse] than these government certified partial reports say. Use these report numbers as your Starting Point in adding up your daily, monthly and annual exposure from your Rad Weather.

Most radiation monitors report on the radioactive presence of Cesium 137 at the detector. YRTW will report on “the secrets the Pros use” in estimating the actual Total radiation counts. It is not a pretty picture. Squeamish readers may want to turn to other Veterans Today articles reporting on usual things like wars and people getting blown up by an actual named enemy you can see in pictures.

The Lethality goes up for 35 years; then declines slightly and hangs steady for millions of years, for that release. New releases start a new clock all over again. Regrettably for all Normal Humans, that is a bunch of generations. The end result is extinction, of course.  Everybody is included; no one is left out. Truthfully, it is a Bummer and I know of no variety of radiation-exempt Human Species.

Day One out of the reactor use a news reported Cesium multiplier of 150 Times. After 15 days outside the reactor the multiplier is still approximately 100 times the Cesium Twins. Take all appropriate Rad precautions.

A second Multiplier is for Rad particles that have been outside the reactor for ten years or more. The Total radiation declines to approximately Five (5) Times the Cesium level. The Lethality is still increasing though.

Here’s how you can calculate an estimate of your Total Rad today: Use a reported account of the Cesium 137/134 CPM in your area and Multiply Times 5. Another way to say it is:

Cs137/134 CPM X 5.0 = Total Radiation released in CPM

That’s it. No magic or VooDoo, just the facts as close as you can calculate it. Good Luck.

Radiation types commonly measured by radiation monitors include Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Neutron and X-Ray radiation. Only Beta and Gamma are reported by the EPA and here on YRTW. There are 1,944 other individual Rad elements, only a few are ever mentioned in articles.

In short: The newer disaster’s Cesium 137/134 radiation CPM that is conveniently echoed by local and national news outlets, tells you right away by simple Multiplication how big the disaster really is, even if they are lying. At least it gets you closer than “There is no danger to the public.” That would be You. Think of it as the insider’s secret code. Multiply away!

How often do radioactive releases occur? The answer is: Radioactive releases occur daily in most reactors.

It is not unheard for officials to think they will hurt business or tourism if they tell the truth so they Lie about the Cesium 137/134 CPM level, kinda like the doofus Mayor in the 1975 movie Jaws.

 

Isotope detectors

If you have a lot of money you can buy an Isotope detector that will tell you the name of isotopes it is tuned to detect. They are excellent tools for determining specific Rad elements. More power to you if you can afford one, or a group of you can pony up the Bucks to buy one. In this case knowledge is power. That kind of power can only be bought.

Without it, you have what the Pro-Nukers laughingly refer to in our lives as “A shortened life span.” That means the Pro-nukers are joyfully killing people these 70 years now and have no intention of stopping. I mean, after all, they get rich slaughtering us.

Jeeeez, where is Master Sergeant Woods, 3rd Army Hangman in WWII? We need him to hang these Stainless Steel Psychopaths and their political henchmen.

Previous editions of YRTW

Up to five previous editions of YRTW are listed at the end of each column. View each YRTW and all my previous columns at VeteransToday.com

Have a wonderful radioactive weekend and remember to Dodge the Rads, it’s dangerous out there!

Copyright by Bob Nichols @ 2015. Reproduce and distribute, give full attribution to Bob Nichols and Veterans Today.

 

Notes and Sources

1. The Radiation charts and graphs of the EPA at Epa.gov

2. The EPA based reporting of NETC.com, an LLC.3. * This station’s Radiation equals combined Beta and Gamma Radiation. Note: Not all locations have reporting Beta Radiation Monitors. Gamma Radiation Monitors are functioning at all these locations.

4. “…If you pollute when you DO KNOW there is NO safe dose with respect to causing extra cases of deadly cancers or heritable effects, you are committing premeditated random murder.” – John W. Gofman, Ph.D., M.D. (1918-2007), associate director, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 1963-1969) — Comments on a Petition for Rulemaking to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, May 21, 1994.

5. CPM. “Although we can’t see it, taste it, smell it or hear it we can measure radiation and observe its effects. One way to measure radiation which the United States Environmental Protection Agency [EPA] has chosen to use on its radiation websites is in Counts Per Minute. Each Count is One Radioactive Decay.” Quote from the ‘Your Radiation, This Week.’” Apr 3, 2015.

6. Digilert 100 Promotional Flyer pdf, “Normal background is 5-20 CPM.” Keison.co.uk  Copyright @ 2015 Keison International Ltd – All Rights Reserved.

7. ENENEWS, August 7th, 2015, US Gov’t: “We don’t know what’s going on” in Pacific — Many ill baby seals being abandoned; Dozens of walruses found dead; Dying whales, birds, fish — “Unprecedented things happening” — Experts: “It’s been a very unusual marine mammal year… I’m really worried, very concerned” (AUDIO)

8. Google” Movie Jaws, Steven Spielberg  When a young woman is killed by a shark while skinny-dipping near the New England tourist town of Amity Island, police chief Martin Brody (Roy Scheider) wants to close the beaches, but mayor Larry Vaughn (Murray Hamilton) overrules him, fearing that the loss of tourist revenue will cripple the town.

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  1. Altimometer  August 15, 2015 at 8:48 pm

    The us fisheries departments claimed humans were over fishing all species. Yet the types of sea life I never see for the past 40 years or better were never ever harvested for food. Something else is responsible and they’ve disappeared in the blink of an eye. Each and of wave on the shore revealed thousands of coquina minnows and other creatures with scurried under the sand when the waves receded, no more. SAD but I’m glad to have witnessed it.

  2. Carnaptious  August 15, 2015 at 9:21 am

    Looks as if my SWAG that Billings would be the first city to record > 1,000 CPM (sustained) may prove to be correct, but I would not have guessed it would happen so soon. In fact, given your explanation of the total counts, the “gamma only” count for Billings suggests that unfortunate city is already well over 1,000 CPM, and actually closer to 4,500! Would that be rather like living in a microwave oven that is perpetually on at full power? If so, our goose would appear to be very well cooked.

    There are times I regret never having had children. This isn’t one of them.

    • Bob Nichols  August 15, 2015 at 9:58 am

      Aye, Carnaptious, the goose is done.

      The speed of this run-up is no small thing. It surprised me, too. I mean realllly surprised me.

      Good to see you.

      Bob Nichols
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