Geiger Counter Kit

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Its a geiger counter!

Kit

http://www.electronickitsbychaneyelectronics.com/prodinfo.asp?number=c6979

http://www.youtube.com/embed/lIoSYtliF_U

Progress

The project is complete! After two weekends of toil, I have managed to solder with adequate proficiency. Kudos to Brandon, Dave, and Kevin who all helped when I had questions about what various electronic components did.

After building the kit, I took it to Japan and tested it out. Of the places I visited, there was no detectable increase in radiation, however, on the flight over one could easily tell a difference in cosmic radiation due to the altitude at which I was traveling.

http://omahamakergroup.org/2011/05/01/geiger-counter-project-complete/

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Travis Smith

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