3g Phones sickness study - worries for wifi?

Discussion in 'Wireless Internet' started by John Geddes, Oct 3, 2003.

  1. John Geddes

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    Silicon.com have a story at
    http://silicon.com/news/500018-500001/1/6241.html reporting a
    Netherlands "double-blind" study on effects of 3G base station
    radiation on people nearby - which suggests that 3G seems to be
    causing health effects not seen with the lower frequencies used by 2G.

    If the study conclusions DO turn out to be well-founded, what are the
    implications for wifi and wide-area data frequencies about to be
    deployed (in the UK, licences have been awarded for 3.4 Ghz, for
    example)?

    Does anyone know what sort of power 3G would be emitting at what
    distance from the antenna? Does wifi within a home, office or school
    (or a wifi grid within a small community) expose users and non-users
    to comparable doses of at-least-as-nasty frequencies?

    John Geddes
    England
     
    John Geddes, Oct 3, 2003
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    about 2Mw
     
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