Author Archives: Dan Sythe

About Dan Sythe

Dan is CEO of IMI (International Medcom, Inc.). He has been designing and manufacturing innovative radiation detection instruments for over 40 years. Many thousands of these instruments are in use throughout the world in support of public safety, security, nuclear arms control, medical and laboratory safety programs, educational programs, and personal safety applications.

Reflecting on Todayʻs Radiation Safety Environment from the Medcom Lab

Please note this post was hacked and words were inserted into it that were not mine and did not reflect my viewpoint.   I am scanning the website as time permits to remove any offensive content that was inserted without permission. To me Geiger Counters have always been about inquiry – what is there around […]

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Geiger Counter Evolution – Be Part of the Open Data Revolution

Kickstarter is featuring a new Safecast radiation detector today, July 4, American Independence Day, as part of its Gold program presenting “iconic projects with a twist.” Safecast created something unique in the Geiger Counter World with its Open Source “bGeigie Nano,” which has won much recognition inside and outside Japan, and won a prestigious “Good […]

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Radiation Hot Spots in Aviation

Interesting article on hot spots at aviation altitudes published by Space Weather.  Anyone who has traveled with a geiger counter on an airplane knows cosmic radiation intensifies at higher altitudes.  This article explores that phenomena.

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