Just back from Denver at the HPS Midyear

Hi everyone. It was great to see a lot of familiar faces at the HPS midyear. In addition to catching up, we were able to show off our new Counts.Pro radiation measurement recording system. Counts.Pro connects your radiation meter output to your cell phone, turning your radiation meter into a GPS and cloud connected data […]

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Happy New Year! Time to think about Instadose?

Hi Everyone, We hope you are having a great new year. Is it time to consider Instadose? Many of you have felt the sting of late badge fees. We hate them too. We have to pay the lab AND bear the bad news. Fortunately there is a silver lining. For those of you who have […]

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Change out July radiation badges

Hi Everyone. I hope you are enjoying the beginning of fall. Please make sure that you exchange out your July radiation badges when the 4th quarter ones arrive. They should get there at least a few days ahead of your wear period. You don’t have to wait on the date of the badges, you can […]

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What to do with the Control Dosimeter sent with your Radiation Badges

Free Control Dosimeters are sent with shipments of radiation badges.  Control dosimeters measure background radiation at your location and in the mail.   In the ideal world, radiation badges are parked right next to the Control Dosimeters when not in use.  That’s how it’s done at many Nuclear Stations, but even some of them let […]

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Radiation Badge Exchange Time!

Hi Everyone! It is that time of the quarter when you should either already have, or soon get your radiation badge for the first quarter of 2017. You should receive them at least a few days before the end of the wear period on the badge (should have started in October of 2016). Be sure […]

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Childrens International Summer Village (CISV)

Many of you may be aware of CISV, and I bet a lot of you know people who have attended one of their summer villages over the years. For over 50 years, this program has been sending a delegation of 11 year old kids from 12 countries around the world for a month long camp. […]

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CHP Radiation Badges at 67,000 ft

CHP works with students all the time who are experimenting with radiation. Some of you may know of Taylor Wilson, who was 13 year olds when we worked with him as he built an accelerator in his basement and sustained a fusion reaction! This time we sent a dosimeter up on a weather balloon to […]

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