Radiation survey meters are portable, handheld detectors that can be used during interdiction or response to radiological incidents. These detectors have bigger internal radiation detectors, therefore offering more sensitivity than smaller instruments.
The Results of Test and Evaluation of Commercially Available Survey Meters for the Department of Homeland Security is a limited distribution document, and is available is the SAVER Community on First Responder Communities of Practice (FRCoP).
Find this project in the FEMA Authorized Equipment List and InterAgency Board Interactive Standardized Equipment List.
AEL Category, Title, Number, and Project:
AEL Category: 07. Detection
AEL Title: Meter, Survey, Handheld
AEL Number: 07RD-01-HHSM
SAVER Project: Radiation Detectors — Survey Meters