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Old 12-19-2007, 09:42 AM   #6271
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I read that looking through one of these in a darkened room produces a "light show". Interesting device.
And THANK YOU, YT!
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Old 12-19-2007, 10:11 AM   #6272
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I read that looking through one of these in a darkened room produces a "light show". Interesting device.
And THANK YOU, YT!
they are indeed quite Fascinating! and would you Believe that you are actually Sitting in front of one right now whilst reading this?
the Phosphor on you monitor screen is Scintillating as a result of an Electron beam :)
Beta radiation emits electrons also

as for "Thanks" what for dude?
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Old 12-19-2007, 10:32 AM   #6273
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W0oT!!!!1!

YT, you're up.
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Old 12-19-2007, 10:38 AM   #6274
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so much for a "quick kill" though eh! :)

ok then, what`s This:
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Old 12-19-2007, 10:53 AM   #6275
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Old 12-19-2007, 10:54 AM   #6276
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as for "Thanks" what for dude?
For putting me out of my Google misery
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Old 12-19-2007, 10:56 AM   #6277
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Do you have to blow into it to get your car started, YT?
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Old 12-19-2007, 10:57 AM   #6278
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Is it used to boost a coaxial signal?
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Old 12-19-2007, 10:57 AM   #6279
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Digital Inline Coax Cable Signal Strength meter.


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well.... That didn`t last long did it!

VT you`re UP :)
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