`Sensitive' Fringe Fuels Safety Debate
- Healthy advice for wireless telecoms. Tanner, John C. // Telecom Asia;May98, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p4
Editorial. Comments on the potential health risk of the radio frequency (RF) radiation of wireless telecommunication equipment. Remarks from a spokesperson of a telecommunication company on the safety standards within their markets.
- Cellular Phones: Are They Safe? Barnes, Jerry R. // Professional Safety;Dec99, Vol. 44 Issue 12, p20
Examines the health aspects of cellular telephone usage. History and development of cellular technology; Standards for both occupational and general public exposure to radio frequency (RF) radiation in the cell phone frequency ranges; Measures that may be implemented to control exposure to RF...
- WHO's On First: RF Health Study. Vaughan, Allyson // Wireless Week;07/03/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 27, p1
Reports that the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for more studies on radio-frequency emissions and wireless telephones. Information on the study with results expected by 2003; Significance of the study on the debate over wireless telephone safety; Various comments on the matter.
- RADIO FREQUENCY EXPOSURE IN MOBILE PHONE USERS: IMPLICATIONS FOR EXPOSURE ASSESSMENT IN EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDIES. Morrissey, Joseph J. // Radiation Protection Dosimetry;2007, Vol. 123 Issue 4, p490
The majority of epidemiological studies investigating correlations between long-term low-level radiofrequency (RF) exposure from mobile phones and health endpoints have followed a case-control design, requiring reconstruction of individual RF exposure. To date, these have employed 'time of use'...
- Public opposition expected to rise about RFR radiation. Polson, Peter // RCR;02/08/99, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p32
Forecasts public opposition to wireless telecommunications in the United States as a result of their concern over radio-frequency radiation (RFR). Earlier claims made that handheld cellular phones cause fatal diseases; Problems with base-station siting; Benefits received by wireless carriers...
- Wireless Technology: Communications and Challenges in Healthcare. Witters, Don // Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology;May/Jun2006, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p248
The article discusses issues related to the use of wireless technology by health care facilities. There is a need to consider the risks associated with the use of radio frequency communication in health care, such as electromagnetic compatibility and coexistence with other transmitters using the...
- Pigs in the city. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR;01/11/99, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p12
Opinion. Comments on developments concerning the telecommunications industry as of January 11, 1999. Includes efforts to count cellular privacy as a top priority in the 106th Congress of the United States; Radio frequency health activists' fight against the industry around the world; Possible...
- RF technology trade-offs for wireless data applications. Negus, Kevin J.; Ingram, Bryan T.; Waters, John D.; McFarland, William J. // Hewlett-Packard Journal;Feb98, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p27
Discusses the radio frequency (RF) technology trade-offs for wireless data applications. Impact of RF systems specifications on cost, size, weight and battery life of any radio implementation; Major RF component drivers; Reason why the modulation technique employed in a radio is a critical...
- Options in Co-Location. Swartz, Nikki // Wireless Review;03/01/99, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p30
Provides reasons to co-locate with other wireless providers. Options in other industries; Supply of traditional tower space; Role of the size of equipment; Evaluation of site factors.