Reply to post: Re: Can this inform the 5G debate?

Hell hath no fury like a radar engineer scorned

boltar Silver badge

Re: Can this inform the 5G debate?

"Would you point a blowtorch at your eye? Because that's comparable to getting hit by the output of a microwave oven magnetron."

800W of pure visible light won't do very much unless you point it at something pitch black. My point still stands - ie EM frequency is a poor guide to what effect it will have on something so saying because 5G won't do any harm because it uses a lower frequency than [insert here] is a dumb argument.

As for radiating power - inverse square law. Put it to your ear and your cells right next to the antenna are getting a relatively high dose. Now I dont know if that matters but dismissing it out of hand helps no one.

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