15 July 2011

I thought background radiation had returned to close to normal since averages were around 15 μR/hr most of the day but at about 8PM readings started to rise again. This time there was no rainfall associated with the rising averages.

I’ve checked the Solar Activity Forecast: Quote “Solar activity is expected to be at very low to levels with a chance for C-class events for the next three days (16-18 July).” So that doesn’t seem to explain anything.

My monitor is 10 feet above the ground, outside so soil gasses or their decay products shouldn’t be the reason.

I have an offer to test a rainwater sample which I have collected…

Any suggestions?

Saturday 16 July, 2011  Graph Update:

Updated data with 13 hours more addedHere is the above 15 July plot with 13 more hours added data. Very similar to the plot in the previous post – rising rapidly and falling back to near normal range again. No additional rainfall recorded during this period though. So maybe the time of day has more to do with this effect.

Open to any possible explaination including equipment malfunction but the normal readings before and after the 13 – 15 hour events seem to indicate all is well with the monitor.

If there is anyone with other monitoring equipment in this area (North Okanagan/Shuswap) please let me know if you are seeing anything similar.

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2 Responses to 15 July 2011

  1. Jordan says:

    Hi there! I thank you SO! much for your concern toward these issues.
    Now it is hard to find correct information, let alone any information at all concerning radiation and japan. I would love to see rainwater tests, anything that can be done. Ive been sick of being lied to for a long time now. Please and Thank you . You are amazing.

    • admin says:

      Thanks Jordan
      Yes the links on the Aware electronics site are very interesting and informative. I’m still trying to get more insight into what is happening here and when I get anything I will post it right away. Also going to update as much as possible but my schedule might keep me from updating for a few days.
      Thanks for your comment and I’m glad this has been helpful