Instead of each side mocking each other over what is or isn't safe, how about we
all just take the position to be safe and following mfr & gubermint
recommendations for safe usage:
You're more likely to be burned by overheating food or water than radiation
from the oven, but they still recommend safe operation to limit exposure as
well. So both sides are basically wrong.
As someone with firsthand exposure to 7000cGy (rad) each day over 7 weeks (rad
therapy in 2006), I can tell you it takes a whole lot of power over a period of
time before you start seeing the side effects, and the total cumulative side
effects are also delayed over the years as well.
The biggest problem with microwave ovens for hams is the RFI/EMI it emits.
73, de ed -K0iL
From: RFI [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of CR
On 2/25/2015 9:37 PM, KD7JYK DM09 wrote:
Many years ago when I worked for Mobilecom we had an instance of a homeless
person getting killed because he noticed how warm it was in the path of one
of the horns one winter evening. He smelled like roast turkey.
*Origins:* Those in the telecommunications industry have known the
"cooked telephone man" legend for many a year now - it's a perennial
tale among them. One of our correspondents recalls hearing it in 1985,
soon after he joined British Columbia Telephone Co. Another was regaled
with it in 1962 by his family, who claimed the accident had happened
around 1950 in Montana when the DEW line was being installed. As he
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