Document Details


Title:
OPERATION PLUMBBOB, REMOTE RADIOLOGICAL MONITORING
Author(s):
SIGOLOFF, S C; BORELLA, H M; CORSBIE, H M; CORSBIE, R L [CIVIL EFFECTS TEST GROUP]; COSTRELL, L; WYCKOFF, H O; MAYS, C M; LUDLUM, D G [REYNOLDS ELECTRICAL AND ENGINEERING COMPANY]
Subject Terms:
PLUMBBOB OPERATION; RADIATION DETECTORS; RADIATION MONITORING
Addressee:
UNK
Document Location:
Location - DOE/NNSA NUCLEAR TESTING ARCHIVE Address - P.O. Box 98521 City - Las Vegas State - NV Zip - 89193-8521 Phone - (702)794-5106 Fax - (702)862-4240 Email - NTA@NV.DOE.GOV
Document Type:
REPORT
Publication Date:
1957 May 31
Declassification Status:
Unknown
Document Pages:
0090
Accession Number:
NV0006302
Document Number(s):
WT1509
OpenNet Entry Date:
1994 Aug 26
OpenNet Modified Date:
2003 Sep 18
Description/Abstract:
A GAMMA-RADIATION TELEMETERING SYSTEM WAS UTILIZED BY CIVIL EFFECTS TE ST GROUP PERSONNEL TO MEASURE FALLOUT LEVELS AT THE NEVADA TEST SITE F ROM THE VICINITY OF GROUND ZERO OUT TO, AND INCLUDING, AN AREA BOUNDED BY RENO, NEV.; SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH; KINGMAN, ARIZ.; AND BARSTOW, CAL IF. TWO METHODS OF SIGNAL TRANSMISSION WERE USED: DIRECT-COUPLED FIEL D LINES FOR ON-SITE INSTALLATIONS AND COMMERCIAL TELEPHONE LINES FOR A REAS OUT TO 330 MILES. GRAPHIC AND TABULAR DATA COVER ON-SITE AND OFF -SITE RESIDUAL GAMMA-RADIATION DOSE RATE MEASUREMENTS TAKEN AS A FUNCT ION OF TIME AFTER SELECTED EVENTS.


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