Buying A Geiger Counter And Dosimeters? Stuff You Need To Know.

Apparently thousands of people are buying up Cold War era Geiger counters and dosimeters from ebay and other places on the web… If you’re one of them or considerin­g it… Keep in mind that those things read in Roentgens. Most of the levels quoted today are in MilliSieve­rts and Sieverts. You’ll need this conversion chart to make any sense of the scales on those old CD units. Or you can keep the weight of water conversion in mind. 1 Sievert = 8.3 Roentgens.
Also… a good chart for dealing with exposure levels is here:

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