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RF Safety

Major New Long Term RF Safety Study of Cell Tower Communications

The latest major scientific report to address the issue of cellular communications from cancer comes from England. There, the Mobile Telecommunications and Health Research Programme (“MTHR Programme”) released a report prepared for the Department of Health discussing its 11 years of research regarding whether cellular communications radio frequency emissions impact public health.

The report’s basic . . . → Read More: Major New Long Term RF Safety Study of Cell Tower Communications

Cable TV Operators

Off topic: Cable TV Revenues in California

Each year, under California’s statewide cable TV franchise law (DIVCA) the California Public Utilities sets a fee to offset its administration costs. It releases a report each year setting that fee. As part of the 2013-2014 draft report, just released at http://docs.cpuc.ca.gov/SearchRes.aspx?docformat=ALL&DocID=88214113, the Commission disclosed that the Cable Industry’s gross video income for 2012 (the . . . → Read More: Off topic: Cable TV Revenues in California

Legal

Three Cell Tower Climbers, Firefigher Die in Two Tower Incidents

The last twenty-four hours have seen two tower incidents resulting in at least three tower climber deaths, the subsequent death of a local firefighter, and two additional serious injuries.

The first fatal incident occurred last night in Bluetown, Texas, where a solo tower climber fell from a tower standing more than 1,000 fee tall. The . . . → Read More: Three Cell Tower Climbers, Firefigher Die in Two Tower Incidents