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City stands by cell tower regulations

Original post made on Jan 14, 2011

Why is it that parents and neighbors who almost certainly use cell phones in every part of their everyday life go ballistic when a cell phone tower is proposed near their homes or schools?

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, January 14, 2011, 12:00 AM

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a resident of Willowgate
on Jan 14, 2011 at 8:03 pm

$$$$$$$$$$$ talks


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Posted by WWJD
a resident of Monta Loma
on Jan 14, 2011 at 8:21 pm

What would Jesus do? Pastor Tim Boyer - is this why you went into the clergy? To bring peace and joy to the world? To hold out your hand to your neighbor?

Take a good hard look in the mirror. And don't hide behind others. You are the front man behind this operation. Like it or not. Stand up, take charge, and do the right thing.


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Posted by ted rees
a resident of Waverly Park
on Jul 7, 2011 at 10:43 pm

Why not have AT&T provide a few calculations to prove the radiation intensity point? At least we should know how much power a cell phone transmits, and how much power a tower transmits.
The power per unit area at a distance depends on how the power spreads out. One would expect that the cell phone power spreads out over a wide angle since it needs to strike a tower. One would also expect that a towers power spreads out widly since it needs to find a cell phone anywhere near the ground. One would expect the tower power to be at least as high as the phone power, since it needs to travel just as far as the phone's power. The tower power might be higher since it is not limited by battery drain, or danger from being next to an ear.
What are the numbers?

ted


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