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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

☢ Fukushima Press Controlled Reporters Told To Put Down Cameras When Radiation Spiked ☢

A few days ago journalists where allowed to take a bus tour around the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. The reporters filmed and took photos of the damaged reactor buildings, although the journalists where not allowed to step outside during the tour it looked like things where somewhat under control at the plant.

But it was not, what the media don't show you is the fact that the tour was controlled. No free press to be found here. Fukushima reporters where controlled by a male on the bus. After the tour passed Nr. 3-4 reactor building probably heading to reactor Nr. 1 the dosimeters were showing 300 microsievert /hour. (Shown in the video text 0.3 = 300) The limit for workers at Fukushima is 250 microsieverts / hour...

ANN News from the private Japanese KHB Channel did a story and we can clearly hear how the reporters are being told to put down their cameras.

Author aristoman007 (youtube) Henry living in Japan 100km from Fukushima have been watching the news reports and here now gives us his take on this and what is already known to many of us about the continuing media blackout of the Fukushima Disaster.


36 reporters where on the tour, 19 of them belonged to the press club of the parliament and seven to the press club of the Fukushima prefecture management. The remaining ten journalist’s were reporters represented from abroad. Independent journalists and Internet reporters have not been granted access.

More media blackout from TEPCO and the Japanese media is clearly not FREE. Radiation levels where going up during the tour, although this is only my take on the video shown here we can see some static (audio and video cuts) this is a common thing when dealing with high radiation. Electronic equipment don't work well near affected areas.

This can also be found on Australian Cannonball Nuclear News

1 comment:

flyingcuttlefish said...

This short piece is great.
It's a shame more of the reporters didn't come forward with this ... now they are all overexposed to radiation for their troubles!

I notice at the end of the MP3 interview from Jeff Rense (recent item on radioacative chat) they mentioned at the very end "weapons-grade" uranium emitted from Fuk.
I wonder if all the censorship is to cover up a giant weapons program that blew up there.

We will know from the contamination soon.

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When it comes to radiation detection meters you really have a wide field of gadgets to choose from, however radiation detectors are the most common to use. First of all if you need to know what type of radiation you are looking for. There are Alpha, Beta and Gamma radiation detectors. And also there is neutron emission of nuclear radiation. And all these different types of emissions have radiation detectors for a specific type of radiation that you can buy radiation detector for. Some also measure both Alpha and Beta. Others detect Alpha, Beta and Gamma. While others let you measure Beta and Gamma radiation.



What most people have use for though are Dosimeters you can buy a handheld radiation detector pretty cheap that are good addition to a survival kit. There are different kinds that you can use that will detect radiation. There are radiation badges that will tell you when radiation become high. Workers at nuclear power plants use these to inform them of how much radiation they have been exposed to. Now also children in the Fukushima prefecture have each been given a radiation badge so they know if they are exposed to radiation. Some come in the shape of a pen that you can carry in your pocket while other are made more compact so that you can attach them to your keychain. And then you have what is called a personal radiation monitor. These are also called Dosimeters and also normally called Geiger counters. Although not all use the Geiger-Muller Tube for the radiation detection some use a semiconductor instead. These and mostly the older geiger counters seen are pretty big to carry around, so they might not be best suited for a survival situation where you only need to carry the most important things. However if you have land and want to check radiation around the property and drinking water then these are the geiger counters to get because they are very well built units.

These are the once that you normally see people use. They have different units of radiation detection, because when it comes to radiation there are many standards used. some give the measurements in Rads, while other use Sieverts. Some have the maximum radiation value for the measured radioactivity quite low but they will still give you an idea of the amount of radiation in the area. With the units ranging from between background radiation 0.001 mSv/hr all the way up to 10 Sv/h. Normally a dosimeter will measure radiation in micro siverts per hour. If you were to walk into one of the reactor units at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant you probably would get an error reading from your dosimeter because the radiation levels are so high there.

Note that some places outside the exclusion zone in Fukushima that are too radioactive for people to live in have areas where the radiation levels are above 30 Sv/h. So if you are in a area that have high radiation the radiation detectors would also there go off the scale. However Geiger counters or radiation detectors are still favored as general purpose alpha/beta/gamma portable radiation detectors and radiation detection equipment, due to their low cost and robustness. Most come with an LCD Display that show you the radioactivity in the area. Nowdays you will even get alarm sound and the possibility to connect the device to a computer. Either with a Infrared, Bluetooth or USB connection.

So if you look at the radiation detectors for sale that have this, then these radiation detection meters will allow you to make maps of contaminated areas that show where the radiation is high and low. This also will help you to see which areas are becoming more contaminated over time. With several nuclear reactors in the US and around the world located near fault zones that makes it a danger if a big earthquake would hit the area there is always a good choice to have a radiation dosimeter avaliable. I'm sure many in Fukushima would have been grateful to have dosimeters avaliable at the time of the disaster and I am sure you to would be grateful to have a geiger counter handy when you need one.

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