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Re: [TowerTalk] RF exposure and my neighbor

To: "Gene Smar" <>, "Alan AB2OS" <>,"TowerTalk Post" <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] RF exposure and my neighbor
From: "Michael Tope" <>
Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2004 12:06:49 -0700
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I concur. I had a friend who was going through a tower permitting
process that included notification of neighbors. One of the neighbors,
a medical doctor, started writing letters warning the other neighbors
of the potential for "radiation fallout" from the antenna installation
as if uranium, plutonium, and strontium particles would be raining
down from the antenna.

Mike, W4EF................................

----- Original Message -----
From: "Gene Smar" <>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Alan AB2OS" <>
> To: "TowerTalk Post" <>
> Sent: Monday, June 28, 2004 11:49 AM
> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] RF exposure and my neighbor
> > So point out that you have spent additional money on a taller tower to
> > get your source of RF radiation farther away from your neighbors and
> > give them greater protection.
> >
> > Alan AB2OS

> TT:
>      I'd recommend against EVER using the term radiation when referring to
> the signals produced by an Amateur Radio station.  That term carries a lot
> of negative baggage with it, especially when heard by non-technical
> neighbors.
>      I'd also not claim that I have something on my property against which
> must protect my neighbors by raising it higher into the air.
> 73 de
> Gene Smar  AD3F


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