Your Radiation This Week No 23



Sept 19 to Sept 26, 2015


(San Francisco) Sept 26, 2015 – Thousands of nuclear savvy people know about the recently unleashed nuclear terror and no one says a word. No one in authority has breathed a word about the event yet. In a nutshell, here’s what happened: A powerful nuclear pulse was created somewhere in the upper Midwest and spread a radioactive wave front outward hundreds of miles across America’s Heartland. The pulse was recorded with yet another Thousand Point increase at the few active and published radiation stations with an unmistakable signature. God have Mercy.   Bob Nichols



(San Francisco) Sept 26, 2015 – Good Day, this is “Your Radiation This Week.” These are the recorded Radiation Highs that affected people this week around the United States and in your neighborhood. Let’s get right to it.


Supercell near Billings - What's in the Rain?

*Listed in Counts per Minute, a Count is One Radioactive Decay Registered by the Instrument.

All Radiation Counts reported are partial Counts. Uncounted types of radiation include Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Neutron and X-Ray radiation.  Uncounted radiation, if added, makes the actual Count higher and more dangerous.

The highest radiation reporting city is listed first, the least radioactive city is listed last. Still, all reporting cities are above normal.

Normal Radiation is 5 to 20 CPM. [6]

2238 CPM, 447.6 Times Normal, Billings, MT Gamma, Beta.
1920 CPM, 384 Times Normal, Portland, ME Gamma, Beta.
1624 CPM, 324.8 Times Normal, Omaha, NB Gamma, Beta.
1599 CPM, 319.8 Times Normal, Kansas City, KA, Gamma, Beta.
1403 CPM, 280.6 Times Normal, Miami, FL. Gamma, Beta.
1322 CPM, 264.4 Times Normal, San Diego, CA Gamma, Beta.
1261 CPM, 252.2 Times Normal, Little Rock, AR Gamma, Beta.
1188 CPM, 237.6 Times Normal, Spokane, WA. Gamma, Beta.
1136 CPM, 227.2 Times Normal, Tulsa, OK Gamma, Beta.
1100 CPM, 220 Times Normal, Bakersfield, CA Gamma, Beta.
1095 CPM, 219 Times Normal, Pierre, SD Gamma, Beta.
1081 CPM, 216.2 Times Normal, Champaign, IL Gamma, Beta.
1080 CPM, 216 Times Normal, Tucson, AZ Gamma, Beta.
1066 CPM, 213.2 Times Normal, Concord, NH Gamma, Beta.
1054 CPM, 94.4 Times Normal, Rapid City, SD. Gamma ONLY
1010 CPM, 202 Times Normal, Pittsburgh, PA, Gamma, Beta.
979 CPM, 195.8 Times Normal, Oklahoma City, OK Gamma, Beta.
950 CPM, 197.8 Times Normal, Boston, MS Gamma, Beta.
944 CPM, 188.8 Times Normal, Albuquerque, NM Closed-LastReport
937 CPM, 115 Times Normal, Montgomery, AL. Gamma, Beta.
933 CPM, 112.8 Times Normal, Ft. Worth, TX Gamma, Beta.
932 CPM, 186 Times Normal, Atlanta, GA. Gamma, Beta.
927 CPM, 186.4 Times Normal, Los Angeles, CA Gamma, Beta.
876 CPM, 175.2 Times Normal, Lubbock, TX Gamma, Beta.
853 CPM, 170.6 Times Normal, Chicago, IL Gamma, Beta.
845 CPM, 169 Times Normal, Des Moines, IA. Gamma, Beta.
805 CPM, 161 Times Normal, Sacramento, CA Gamma, Beta.
763 CPM, 152.6 Times Normal, Indianapolis, IN. Gamma, Beta.
759 CPM, 75.8 Times Normal, San Angelo, TX. Gamma, Beta.
729 CPM, 152.6 Times Normal, New York City, NY Gamma, Beta.
722 CPM, 144.4 Times Normal, Ft Wayne IN Gamma, Beta.
710 CPM, 144.4 Times Normal, St. Paul, MN. Gamma, Beta.
659 CPM, 131.8 Times Normal, San Francisco, CA. Gamma, Beta.
546 CPM, 109.2 Times Normal, Las Vegas, NV. Gamma, Beta.
535 CPM, 107 Times Normal, Lincoln, NE Gamma, Beta.
546 CPM, 109.2 Times Normal, Phoenix, AZ Gamma, Beta.
492 CPM, 98.4 Times Normal, Dallas, TX. Gamma, Beta.
459 CPM, 92.8 Times Normal, South Valley, NM Gamma ONLY
364 CPM, 72.8 Times Normal, Grand Junction, CO Closed-LastReport
219 CPM, 43.8 Times Normal, Washington, D.C. Gamma, Beta.

Normal Radiation is 5 to 20 CPM. [6]

Highest Recorded Radioactive City in America this week

A familiar Leader this week in the race for the Most Radioactive Weather in America is Billings, Montana with 2,238 CPM, down from last week’s 2,252. Congratulations to Billings, MT, again, as the Most Radioactive City in America this week.

Sixteen [16] cities exceeded 1,000 CPM this week in Your Rad Weather. Stay Alert and take all appropriate precautions. A special note here, of the cities listed only WASHINGTON. D.C. is below 250 CPM in this week’s Rad Report.


Two weeks ago some unacknowledged source or sources around Lake Michigan spread measurable radiation all over the country. Like a Devil Wind it could be tracked for several days. Thousands of people know and no one is talking publicly.


German Analysis of Certain Isotopes after Meltdown

Hold on to your hat. In 1992 Germany calculated that in reactor meltdowns like Fukushima Daiichi the radioactive isotope Strontium 90 would aggressively poison the environment for 109.2 years and then decline slowly over the next 273 years. Of course, we will all be long dead by then. Other deadly Rad isotopes put Strontium 90’s generous life span to shame.

The German study is here for those brave enough to tackle it. Source: The IAEA: Dispersion of radionuclides and radiation exposure after leaching by groundwater of a solidified core-concrete melt by Bayer, A.; Tromm, W.; Al-Omari, I. (Kernforschungszentrum Karlsruhe (Germany)) from 8. International congress of the International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA8)


Isotope Count reporting

These CPM numbers do not represent the real radiation counts in your radiation weather this week; it is actually much higher [worse] than these government certified partial reports say. Use these report numbers as yourStarting Point in adding up your daily, monthly and annual exposure from your Rad Weather.

Most radiation monitors report on the radioactive presence of Cesium 137 and Cesium 134 at the detector. YRTW will report on the secrets the Pros use in estimating the actual Total radiation counts. It is not a pretty picture.

The Lethality from a specific release goes up for 35 years; then the Lethality declines slightly and hangs steady for thousands of years. Regrettably for all Normal Humans that is many generations. The end result, of course, is extinction of our species and all others on the planet. Everybody is included; no one is left out. I know of no variety of Humans immune to radiation.

Day One out of the reactor use a Cesium 137/134 CPM multiplier of 150 Times. After 15 days outside the reactor the multiplier is still about 100 times the two similarly named Cesium Isotopes – Cesium 137 and Cesium 134. After 10 years have passed from that release, the Multiplier is Five Times the common published Cesium 137 report.

The Lethality is still increasing though. Yes, the Radiation is going down and the Lethality is going up at the same time for 35 years after a big release. That is a really hard to understand point about Your Rad Weather This Week. Each new major Rad release starts the Cesium countdown clock all over again, too. It gets … complicated with all the overlapping and the daily releases.

Here’s how you can calculate an estimate of your Total Rad today: Use a reported account of your Cesium 137 CPM and Multiply Times 5. Another way to say it is Cs137CPM X 5.0 = Your Total Radiation Estimate. That’s it. No magic. Just the facts as close as you can calculate it. Good Luck.

However, provided Cesium 134 is present you are experiencing a recent radioactive release and all bets are off. Why is that? Because the two Rad Isotopes decay at greatly different rates. The relatively long lived Cs 137 is half gone in 30.1 years. The shorter lived Cesium 134 is half gone in only 2.06 years. As a result the Multiplier changes very rapidly.

Radiation types commonly measured by radiation monitors include Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Neutron and X-Ray radiation. Only Beta and Gamma are reported by the EPA and here on YRTW. The only thing they have in common is that they all kill you. There are also 1,944 more known individual Rad elements, only a few are ever mentioned in articles.

In short, the newer disaster’s Cesium 137/134 immediate radiation readings so conveniently echoed by official news outlets tell you right away by simple Multiplication how big the disaster really is. Think of it as the insider’s secret code. Multiply away!

How often do radioactive releases occur? The answer is: Radioactive releases occur daily in most reactors. This almost daily reactor Venting does complicate your health decisions and your estimated Rad readings. May you always have better Rad Weather; but, that’s not likely.


Isotope detectors

If you have a lot of money you can buy an Isotope detector that will tell you the name of isotopes it is tuned to detect. They are excellent tools for determining specific Rad elements. More power to you if you can afford one, or a group of you can pony up the Bucks to buy one. In this case knowledge is power. That kind of power can only be bought.

Without it, you have what the Pro-Nukers laughingly refer to in our lives as “A shortened life span.” That means the Pro-nukers are joyfully killing people these 70 years now since Hiroshima got Nuked by the United States; and, have no intention of stopping. I mean, after all, they get rich slaughtering us.

Jeeeez, where is Master Sergeant Woods, 3rd Army Hangman in WWII? We need him to hang these stainless steel Psychopaths and their political hirelings, all legal like.


Have a wonderful radioactive weekend and remember to Dodge the Rads, it’s dangerous out there!

Copyright by Bob Nichols @ 2015. Reproduce and distribute, give full attribution to Bob Nichols.

Notes and Sources

1. The Radiation charts and graphs of the EPA at  Individual queries can be built at the EPA RadNet Query Builder. Don’t skip the “2” in www2.

2. The EPA based reporting of an LLC.

3. * This station’s Radiation equals combined Beta and Gamma Radiation. Note: Not all locations have reporting Beta Radiation Monitors. Gamma Radiation Monitors are reporting publicly at all these locations.

4. “…If you pollute when you DO KNOW there is NO safe dose with respect to causing extra cases of deadly cancers or heritable effects, you are committing premeditated random murder.” – John W. Gofman, Ph.D., M.D. (1918-2007), associate director, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 1963-1969) — Comments on a Petition for Rulemaking to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, May 21, 1994.

5. CPM. “Although we can’t see it, taste it, smell it or hear it we can measure radiation and observe its effects. One way to measure radiation which the United States Environmental Protection Agency [EPA] has chosen to use on its radiation websites is in Counts Per Minute. Each Count is One Radioactive Decay.” Quote from the ‘Your Radiation, This Week.’” Apr 3, 2015.

6. Digilert 100 Promotional Flyer pdf, “Normal background is 5-20 CPM.” Copyright @ 2015 Keison International Ltd – All Rights Reserved.

7. Many baby seals dying of leukemia-linked disorder along California coast — Blamed for over 1/3 of recent deaths at San Francisco Bay rescue center (CHART), ENENEWS, Energy News Aggregator,

8. Dispersion of radionuclides and radiation exposure after leaching by groundwater of a solidified core-concrete melt by Bayer, A.; Tromm, W.; Al-Omari, I. (Kernforschungszentrum Karlsruhe (Germany)) from 8. International congress of the International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA8)

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Bob Nichols is a Project Censored Award winner, a correspondent for the San Francisco Bay View newspaper and a frequent contributor to various online publications. He reports on war, politics and the two nuclear weapons labs in the Bay Area. Nichols is writing a book based on 20 years of nuclear war in Central Asia. He is a former employee of an Army Ammunition Plant. You are encouraged to write Nichols at