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From: (Don Havlicek)
Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2002 20:17:50 -0500
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Chris BONDE wrote:
> Personally, I would not stay near that type of power for more than an hour.
> There has been spotty evidence that even high tension transmission electric
> power lines have caused weird things in the animals that graze beheath the
> lines.
VERY SPOTTY ..the latest 'research' shows NO relationships exist !!

>  We had a high power RF metal zone refiner, all people with heart
> pacemakers and possibly with weak hearts (ie had had heart attacks) were
> told not to go near the refiner.  

Pacemakers can be affected by high intensity RF due to thier ELECTRONIC

Samuel Clements was noted as not sleeping
> in any direction except N-S magnetically.

And he believed that riding down a river on a raft was safer than on a
> People are objecting to the cell relay stations on the top of building they
> live in or work in.  Mind you a different frequency.
> So it is IMHO a bad deal.

Those who believe all this garbage about radiation causing all sorts of
illnesses, etc .. need to read the RESEARCH.. not listen to rumors!

> Chris opr VE7HCB
> At 07:59 PM 2002-10-17 -0500, wrote:
> >Has anyone on the list lived near, very near a 100,000 watt FM broadcast
> >station tower? I have a unique housing situation. I am a Deputy Sheriff
> >and currently live on the grounds of an elementary school where I
> >provide "security" for the school building and grounds. This has been a
> >good deal for me economics wise. Free lot rent, free electricity, free
> >garbage disposal and free water and sewer. The only real drawback has
> >been not being able to erect any real antennas. Now for the problem. The
> >school board has decided and is in the process of building a new school
> >and will possibly close the school where I currently live and most
> >likely sell the building and property. No, I can't afford to buy the old
> >school.
> >
> >I may have an opportunity to move the trailer I own and live in to
> >another site, that being the grounds of an FM broadcast station. The
> >tower is approximatley 1200 feet tall and has a 100,000 watt transmitter
> >on it. The output power may not actually be 100,000 watts, that may be
> >E.R.P. In any event, it's a high power FM station operating at 107.3.
> >There is ample room at the site for me to locate my trailer away from
> >the tower to avoid any possible damage or injury in case of a freak ice
> >storm. I would like to talk to anyone who has had a ham station located
> >"close" to a tower like this to find out if there were any RF problems.
> >
> >You can either reply to the list or to me directly.
> >
> >73, Jay N4OX
> >
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