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WEBCAM December 2017
#1
Post webcam observations for December here.  Observations should start with a date and ‘jst’ time (Japan Standard Time) and camera(s).  Describe as best as possible what you see.  Contribute data such as weather conditions, work activities, TEPCO or local news reports, radiation readings, earthquake activity, or any information that documents events occurring at Daiichi.  Comments and analysis welcome.  Help keep an eye on TEPCO's disaster site.  

TEPCO Cameras
Cam1
Cam4

Cameras nearby
TBS-JNN
Tomioka
Iwaki
Direct network stream  Futabagun  http://stm.futabagun.jp/510.swf

Time Lapse Archives
Fukushima Daiichi
sengoku1904
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"The map is not the territory that it is a map of ... the word is not the thing being referred to."
 
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#2
12-01 am, before midnight I’d noted a few more sparks on cam1.  At the end of last month’s thread I mentioned another double spark that I’d found.  Well, I was wondering what might be bringing the sparks out when I noticed it was raining.  Could be the rain was bringing more fallout to the ground.  The rain got worse after midnight and I started seeing sparks blink on cam4 and caught two of them.  The rain and fallout then put on a web show.  You can see the webs starting up on the 2nd cam4 spark grab.  Might have been more sparks in there but I didn’t go looking.  The rain stopped and the view cleared.  I didn’t see much crane activity in the morning, but I only watched a bit.  Don’t see any new additions, must be slowing down for the weekend.  

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Good news for old cam watchers, Nuckelchen dropped in to say hi. Don’t let the disguise fool you, he’s still got the same ol’ accent.  Good to see he’s still hanging out; check out his new website.
http://caferadlab.com/thread-2150-post-4...ml#pid4501
http://caferadlab.com/thread-1041-post-4...ml#pid4500
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#3
12-04 morning crane activity, some worker activity on the roof of r2.  Saw another tank go by.  

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#4
12-05 9 am adding a panel to r1.  

   
   
   
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#5
12-05 10 am, that thing they put on the north edge of r2’s roof is removed.  

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#6
12-05 10:15, R1 gets another panel added.  

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12-05 101500 r1
12-05 101553 r1
12-05 101815 r1
12-05 102501 r1
   
   
   
   
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#7
12-05 11 am, workers in the foreground of cam4.  A white crane part moves thru that sent up puffs of diesel smoke.  

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12-05 111307 c4
12-05 120945 c4
12-05 121450 c4
12-05 123242 c4
   
   
   
   

Video (2 min.)
12-05 am c4 workers
https://vimeo.com/245911667


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#8
12-05 pm, 13 sparks in an hour, in the rain, lightning, 2 distortions, and a c4 tank transit

12-05 180141 spark.bmp
12-05 180911 spark.bmp
12-05 181000 spark.bmp
12-05 181024 raindrop.bmp
12-05 181142 spark.bmp
12-05 182424 spark.bmp
12-05 182635 spark.bmp
12-05 182636 spark.bmp
12-05 182644 lightning.bmp
12-05 182818 spark.bmp
12-05 183326 lightning.bmp
12-05 183527 lightning faint.bmp
12-05 184000 spark.bmp
12-05 184104 d.bmp
12-05 184108 d end.bmp
12-05 184253 d.bmp
12-05 184255 d end.bmp
12-05 184428 spark.bmp
12-05 184442 spark.bmp
12-05 184511 spark.bmp
12-05 184916 spark.bmp
12-05 184956 lightning faint.bmp
12-05 185018 spark.bmp
12-05 185135 lightning faint.bmp
12-05 185415 lightning.bmp
12-05 190548 spark.bmp
12-05 201904 c4 tank.bmp

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#9
12-06 So few are watching the webcams these days and not many are looking at this forum.  I thought the "three stooges" worker video up above would at least get a comment.  Nothing exciting to show you all then.  Saw workers in the foreground of cam4, looks like they're assembling a big crane, and another tank passed by.  

   
   
   
   
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#10
12-11 They put that thing back on the roof edge of r2.  Is it for roof repairs or maybe hauling debris off the roof?  

   
   
   
   
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#11
12-12 pm, I was scanning the recording to see if there was another tank transit and I found one going by at the usual time, about quarter after eight most work nights.  About 35 minutes later the lights returned with no tank.  That's quite a few tanks rolling thru the past few weeks and I might have missed some of them.  I noticed that most of the tanks are sporting a makeshift cover that probably conceals identifying markings.  This evening I found a couple of cam4 sparks, a sign of radiation at the south end of Daiichi.  The north end, Cam1's location, still gets lots more sparks than the south end.

   
   
   
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#12
(12-14-2017, 05:26 AM)Horse Wrote: 12-12 pm, I was scanning the recording to see if there was another tank transit and I found one going by at the usual time, about quarter after eight most work nights.  About 35 minutes later the lights returned with no tank.  That's quite a few tanks rolling thru the past few weeks and I might have missed some of them.  I noticed that most of the tanks are sporting a makeshift cover that probably conceals identifying markings.  This evening I found a couple of cam4 sparks, a sign of radiation at the south end of Daiichi.  The north end, Cam1's location, still gets lots more sparks than the south end.

All the best to you Horse and all. May 2018 keep you as healthy and vigilant as possible. And as happy as can be. Lots of love to you all webcam watchers.
 
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