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jmltinc
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Hello From Chicago

Post by jmltinc » Fri Mar 16, 2018 10:55 am

My name is John McGovern. I am an RF Engineer with a life-long interest in high-energy physics. I stumbled upon this forum while researching what GM tube I should pick for a home-brew instrument specifically for amateur laboratory experiments. I found the information contained herein to be instructive, (nearly) comprehensive, and far better than anything I found in my Internet trolling of the last few days.

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Re: Hello From Chicago

Post by Richard Hull » Fri Mar 16, 2018 5:25 pm

John,
Welcome to fusor.net. We do have a rather robust nuclear detection forum with good FAQs. I hope you will continue to find useful info here.

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Re: Hello From Chicago

Post by Rex Allers » Fri Mar 16, 2018 9:31 pm

John, welcome, but... When you registered you passed through the forum rules. The first was:

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Please go to your profile (upper right pull-down under your login) then edit your profile and change your user name under "Edit account settings".

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If your main interest now is in radiation detection and measurement, you might also want to join these groups. The files sections, when you are a member and can see them, have a lot of gathered information.

https://groups.io/g/GeigerCounters

https://groups.io/g/GammaSpectroscopy
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