Re: spark gap x-rays !
On Sun, 03 Jan 1999 19:09:53 -0700, you wrote:
> Although this post won't contribute to the RFI discussion, I feel that the
>momentary diversion is warranted.
>For those who are trying to decide if x-ray shielding is necessary on their
>gap, let's for a moment revisit X-R Gen physics.
>. If you've got even temporary access to some kind of counter,
>(Geiger etc.) you'd be surprised by what you'll be producing. The ultimate
>shielding is of course distance. Remember, intensity drops as the square of
>distance . . . stay away from the spark gap when it's running; even with
I wouldn't trust any electronic measuring device such as a geiger
counter close to a TC - a film badge would be much more appropriate