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National Toxicology Program RF EME Study-Partial Results

Today the National Toxicology Program of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a preliminary report on a multi-year study of radio frequency emissions on test rats. The report, available here.

The pre-print abstract says,

The US National Toxicology Program (NTP) has carried out extensive rodent toxicology and carcinogenesis studies of radiofrequency . . . → Read More: National Toxicology Program RF EME Study-Partial Results

CTIA

CTIA Sues City of Berkeley Over POS RF Warning Ordinance

In a move surprising no one who has studied history or the CTIA v. San Francisco case from July, 2010, CTIA, one of the two main wireless industry trade associations, has sued the City of Berkeley over its ordinance titled, “REQUIRING NOTICE CONCERNING RADIO FREQUENCY EXPOSURE OF CELL PHONES.”

The ordinance, codified at Chapter 9.96 . . . → Read More: CTIA Sues City of Berkeley Over POS RF Warning Ordinance

General

A Tin Foil Hat with Every Vote

Candidate Kevin Moddus, without a tin foil hat.

UPDATE: Seems like the voters in the 33rd were not looking for rolls of tin foil. Mr. Mottus received just 2.4% of the votes cast. He came in 7th. The 6th place candidate had a hair shy of 3-times as many votes compared with Mr. Mottus.

. . . → Read More: A Tin Foil Hat with Every Vote

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

General

A Disingenuous and Dangerous Stunt

Last night I watched a tower siting appeal hearing before the City Council of Albany, California. During the hearing, a resident came up to the speakers podium. As part of his public comment, the resident attempted to make a comparison between cell site emissions and the emissions from a microwave oven. To hammer home his . . . → Read More: A Disingenuous and Dangerous Stunt

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FCC Likely to Revisit RF Emissions Safety Rules

Wireless Week is reporting that the FCC may open an inquiry into its RF emissions safety standards.

WW reports that Chairman Julius Genachowski is circulating a draft inquiry among the Commissioners that may (and is likely to be) voted on by the full Commission to require a in-depth review of the FCC’s existing environmental RF . . . → Read More: FCC Likely to Revisit RF Emissions Safety Rules

Legal

TWC Deploys WiFi in SoCal

Coming to (or already arrived at) a utility pole really near you in Southern California… Time Warner’s new WiFi system!

With $15M of new strand-mounted WiFi access point equipment supplied by BelAir Networks, this new network is apparently intended to provided wide area WiFi coverage in TWC’s service areas.

Presently, TWC’s SoCal deployment is spotty . . . → Read More: TWC Deploys WiFi in SoCal

General

Orgonite: The Cure for Cell Towers!

I’ve just learned about an amazing but little known homemade compound structure that can protect people from cell towers. It’s called Orgonite, and you can make it at home.

According to the following text I found on the Internet, Orgonite has amazing properties! According to the Orgonite web site:

Orgonite: A proven effective solution.

This . . . → Read More: Orgonite: The Cure for Cell Towers!

General

CTIA’s Worst Fear: Point-of-Sale Access to Consumer Information

The Cellular Telephone Industry Association (the CTIA) sued the City and County of San Francisco on July 23, 2010 in an attempt to overturn the City’s new ordinance requiring disclosure of the “Specific Absorption Rate” (SAR) data. The Ordinance is titled the “Cell Phone Right-to-Know Ordinance” (Ordinance No. 155-10).

So what is a SAR, anyway?

. . . → Read More: CTIA’s Worst Fear: Point-of-Sale Access to Consumer Information

FCC

Major New RF Safety Practice Guide

The Public Law Journal of the State Bar of California has published Jonathan’s Kramer paper, “A Practical Guide to Radio Frequency Emissions Safety.” The article appears in the Summer 2009 edition (Vol. 32, No. 3).

This guide discusses how local government agencies can properly and effectively deal with RF safety issues that come up in . . . → Read More: Major New RF Safety Practice Guide

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