It has taken nearly 30 years for former U.S. President Ronald Reagan's revenge. One of the landmarks of Reagan's presidential career - along with the 'Star Wars' programme promoted by Edward Teller - was a well remembered disagreement with Air Traffic Controllers. A new computer system will now allow one controller to oversee the activities of multiple airports, thus eliminating highly stressful and paid jobs around the world.
The Star Wars programme failed politically under Reagan because legislators reflected the American public's aversion to warfare from space. Private enterprise stepped in and today we have the prospect of 88 new satellites for surveillance and China developing a microwave canon according to the Epoch Times.
While Germany has committed for another three years to using Motorola's Tetra system, based on research by partners Ericsson and Intel, AT&T will trial 5G technologies in Texas later this year.
The question remains: who gave permission? In the U.S. Tom Wheeler, an appointee civil servant as head of the FCC, promoted 5G which is not the job of a regulator, but where is the legislative mandate? It would be useful to the voting public to learn which politicians actually voted in favour of 5G.
Virginia Farver's contribution about sustainable electricity in South Australia has important connotation in the U.S., Ireland and Wales where new interconnector power lines are being fast-tracked. Articles in the Range Magazine claim these powers lines are not reliable and that they are only being built in order for companies to acquire government funding. (See Below.)
Barrie Trower and Virginia Farver on Lost Arts radio
German Federal Ministry of the Interior continues to trust in Motorola Solutions (Tetra)
Motorola Solutions will supply the federal public safety organisations in Germany with cutting edge TETRA digital radio solutions for three more years.
Motorola Solutions will continue to supply the Central Procurement Office of the German Federal Ministry of the Interior (Beschaffungsamt des Bundesministeriums des Innern – BMI) with an estimated 30,000 TETRA digital two-way radios as well as suitable accessories, software and services. The technology will be used by German federal public safety users, which include the federal police (Bundespolizei), the federal criminal police (Bundeskriminalamt), the German federal agency for technical relief (Technisches Hilfswerk) and the German customs.
AT&T will begin testing 5G network technologies in Texas later this year
The wireless industry is on the verge of a high-speed revolution. Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo, in partnership with Chinese phone maker Huawei, reached a peak download speed of more than 3Gbps during trials earlier this year. Samsung researchers in South Korea managed downloads of up to 1Gbps. And in the U.S. T-Mobile, Sprint, and Verizon have committed to the deployment of faster wireless technologies. AT&T, not to be outdone by its domestic and international rivals, unveiled plans for the next generation of cellular at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
“Our 5G […] evolution plans will pave the way to the next-generation of speeds for customers,” John Donovan, chief strategy officer and group president at AT&T Technology and Operations, said in a press release. “We’re executing now.”
IBM and Ericsson announce 5G mm wave phased array antenna module
At the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), IBMand Ericsson announced what they claim is the world’s first reported Si millimeter wave phased array antenna module operating at 28 GHz. The module is the result of a two-year collaboration between IBM Research and Ericsson, intended to develop technology for 5G infrastructure.
The module consists of four MMICs and 64 dual-polarized antennas and measures approximately 2.8" x 2.8" — about half the size of a typical smartphone. The module and MMICs are designed for concurrent dual polarization operation in transmit and receive. This enables one phased array antenna module to form two beams simultaneously, doubling the number of users that can be served. The phased array design supports beam-steering resolution of less than 1.4 degrees.
Aircraft movements at multiple airports across Ireland could in future be controlled remotely by a single air traffic controller in a control tower at another airport, following the successful trial of remote tower technology.
Over 50 demonstrations were carried out last summer by the Irish Aviation Authority and its international consortium partners during operational trials of the system.
The IAA said today that the tests had been highly successful and with carefully designed procedures, it will almost certainly be possible to allow one controller to simultaneously provide services for more than one low volume aerodrome.
The system saw the installation during the early part of last year of remote towers, sensors and cameras at Shannon and Cork airports, as well as a remote tower centre in Dublin.
The remote sites were then connected to the centralised control room in Dublin.
Close call as Aer Lingus and Ryanair planes alerted over 'close proximity' to each other in Dublin airspace
Two Irish planes had a close call last week when they came into close proximity of each other over Dublin.
On Monday, February 6 an Aer Lingus and Ryanair plane were 700 feet apart vertically and one mile apart laterally in the very busy Dublin air space.
The recommended minimum is 1000 feet vertically and three miles laterally in most airspace.
Reykjavik Appeal on wireless technology in schools We, the signers, are concerned about our children's health and development in schools with wireless technology for teaching. A vast amount of scientific studies have shown considerable medical risks with long-term exposure to Radiofrequency Radiation (RFR) from wireless devices and networks well below the recommended reference levels from the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP). We ask the authorities to take their responsibility for our children's future health and wellbeing.
Bipartisan bill seeks warrants for police use of 'stingray' cell trackers
A bipartisan group of House and Senate lawmakers introduced legislation Wednesday requiring police agencies to get a search warrant before they can deploy powerful cellphone surveillance technology known as "stingrays" that sweep up information about the movements of innocent Americans while tracking suspected criminals.
“Owning a smartphone or fitness tracker shouldn’t give the government a blank check to track your movements," said Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee who introduced the bill with Reps. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, and John Conyers, D-Mich. "Law enforcement should be able to use GPS data, but they need to get a warrant. This bill sets out clear rules to make sure our laws keep up with the times."
Ireland challenges Facebook over personal data transfer
The transfer of user's personal information by Facebook from the European Union to the US faces another legal hurdle. The Irish Data Protection Commissioner (IDPC) has started the referral process to Europe's top court.
Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon wants the EU Court of Justice to determine the validity of Facebook's “model contracts” that are represented by common legal arrangements used by thousands of firms to move personal data outside the bloc.
88 new satellites will watch Earth, all the time, all the places
THE SATELLITE COMPANY Planet is used to breaking records. In 2014, a rocket exploded with a payload of the company’s satellites inside—26, the biggest loss ever. And today, Planet will launch the largest sat fleet ever, on a rocket carrying the most satellites in history, when it sends 88 new craft from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota, India.
These devices, called Doves, will flock with already-orbiting instruments to capture pictures of the Earth. They’re tiny, weighing less than 11 pounds. But with their powers combined, they can track much more of the Earth than massive satellites from military-industrial juggernauts like DigitalGlobe. Even more, Planet just this month purchased another mini-sat company, Terra Bella, from Google, to amp up its space surveillance. And that means it can sell more data—data perhaps about where you live or work or play—for more money.
The effects of exposure to low frequency electromagnetic fields in the treatment of migraine headache: A cohort study
Findings have indicated that increased usage of mobile phones may be concomitant with higher rate of headache attacks due to the low radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF-EMF). The aim of this study was to determine the effects of low RF-EMF on the treatment outcome in migraine patients.
This cohort study was performed on 114 migraine patients referred to the Neurology Clinic of Golestan Hospital in Ahvaz, Southwest Iran, from September 2014 to March 2015. Patients with migraine were interviewed using a standardized questionnaire exploring mobile phones, Wi-Fi devices and fixed-line telephone use as RF-EMF sources. After 3 months, we determined patients’ response to treatment. Generalized estimating equation (GEE) tests were carried out to analyze data, using SPSS version 17.
Out of 114 individuals who participated, 82 (71.9%) were female and 32 (28.1%) cases were male. The number and severity of migraine headaches were correlated significantly with an increased use of mobile phones during day and Wi-Fi per week (p<0.05). The usage of fixed-line telephones had no significant relationship with the study variables (p>0.05).
It is recommended that the patients with migraine headache limit mobile phone use and instead, use the fixed-line telephone for their daily telecommunications.
From Prof. Olle Johansson, Karolinska Institute, Sweden The Chinese army is now weapon dangerous microwave guns
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Translated from French
According to the website of Russian information Hi-News, the Chinese researcher has created a gun microwave, which the electromagnetic pulse is able to disable tanks, missiles and even equipment
with special protection. According to experts, guns
Microwaves are also dangerous to those who use them.
Chinese researchers of the Institute of Nuclear Technology Northwest created a cannon microwave, paralyzing operation of the equipment by the pulsing high frequency electromagnetic in the range 300-300 000 MHz.
The main purpose of this weapon is the destruction of systems. The barrel of the pulses cause overloading electronic circuits causing their dysfunction temporarily definitive. The target Equipment by canon remains vulnerable even if equipped with special protection. More powerful is the impulse, is more devastating effect. The Canon can neutralize radio-electronic facilities of the enemy, its missile batteries, disable its communications, and equipping its planes and tanks.
The gun has an action long range, while its dimensions remain very modest - it can be placed on a standard desktop. We can be used by holding it in the hands or by equipping it on drones, missiles or ground armament.
Russia also has a microwave gun created in 2015, which is capable of neutralizing drones, the radio-electronic equipment and precision weapons warheads. According to the Ministry of Defense
Russian, the scope of its action beyond 10 kilometers, while the agency "RIA Novosti" stressed the Russian canon has not analogues in the world.
Unlike laser guns used in the United States, operation of microwave gun does not depend on conditions
weather. In case of rain or fog the laser beams may be disturbed or become completely inoperable. For their hand, microwave guns are more reliable and easier to use.
Dangerous for all
Microwave cannons were created in the US in the mid 2000s in order to disperse the demonstrators. They were expected to become the most humane weapon in the world and they were tested for 10 years. The connection of the gun caused a powerful thermal shock felt by all who were within a kilometer. People power scattered in all directions.
Ultimately, the United States said that this weapon is harmless to health and sent to Iraq. The guns were installed on the NATO military vehicles that patrolling Iraqi cities and villages. However, after a few months of use, they were removed urgently without no explanation. Later, it turned out that after one month Use of these weapons, dozens of US soldiers income disabilities. The gun turned out very dangerous for her Users who have suffered brain damage, accompanied by the full affection of the face and neck tissue.
Vladimir Mikheev, President of the State Russian electronics company KRET, said in an interview with TASS " The electromagnetic pulse from arms microwave is so powerful, it is extremely difficult to protect the soldier or pilot of his own weapon. "According to him, has not yet managed to completely protect the operator of the gun microwave.
From Sarah Benson, GUARDS
Diana Kordas in Greece on the disappearance of birds and insects
I have been blitzing NGOs with my bird letter (now refined considerably also new info as I found out all of western Turkey is suffering a serious decline of birds and they've gone to 4G+). I still have a lot of people I am going to contact but it is time-consuming as I try to address letters to people within organizations so I'll send the same packet to 10-30 people each time. However, I am having some success:
1. The president of the Sierra Club wrote back to me and said they are going to put wireless pollution on the agenda for their meeting in February.
2. The British Bee Keepers Association has forwarded all materials to their head of research and she is going to look into this.
3. The CEO of Nature Canada wrote to say she would read all the materials I sent her.
4. One of the people I contacted at Greenpeace Europe has forwarded the packet to someone else in policy to look into the precautionary principle and how it applies to this situation.
So far, so good. I think it is possible to make an impact here. Birds and bees are declining so rapidly that, if we can prove EMF is the cause, they are going to have to do something about it. But this is where I need help.
I get the distinct impression from the people writing back to me (and a fair number do write back if only to say they cannot help) that the effects of EMF on wildlife are not commonly known. They are not championing this cause because they do not know there is a cause to champion. I know the information is out there, but you have to know or suspect that there is a problem first. But they do not seem to know there is a problem and they are not looking.
So, can you circulate this email to your list of contacts? If anyone knows of any situation, or has had any personal experience akin to mine, they must write to local NGOs and let them know. If it's birds, write to the Audubon Society, the RSPB, Birdwing and affiliates, any and all NGOs that deal with birds and wildlife, including local and national branches. If it's bees, write to the national governing body for beekeepers. For instance, somewhere I heard of someone who used to spend $30 a week on bird seed feeding birds in his back garden. They installed a smart meter and he has barely seen a bird since. This person should be letting all the nature NGOs know about his experience. The more letters these NGOs get, the more they will realize there is a problem.
I always make it point to stress that 5G and global Wi-Fi must be stopped as a priority. The next step is to get rid of 4G and 4G+ as a prelude to going back to a wired world, but first we must avert the full-scale disaster of 5G.
Another thing. I just read in an email from Birdwing that Bird Studies Canada is attaching tiny transmitters to migrating birds (and they have transmitters for insects too, including butterflies) that have VHF receivers and pulse every 5-30 seconds. This is the Motus Wildlife Tracking System and of course it depends on wireless technology. It is of course a disastrous idea. In the birds with a transmitter it is likely to cause sterility, interfere with their heart rhythm, interfere with their ability to navigate properly, and cause other birds to avoid them.
I am of course going to write to Bird Studies Canada to say this. Can other people please write too? They need to understand that wireless technology is the problem, not the solution. The fact that they are doing this--no doubt with the best of intentions--shows how clueless these NGOs are about the effects of wireless.
Finally--I've had a lot of contact with various people at Greenpeace, who decline to do anything on the basis that I am in Greece and therefore Greenpeace Greece needs to be the ones to take this up. Greenpeace Greece isn't going to, and frankly with all that is going on in Greece just now I don't see how they can. BUT I did learn that anyone can create their own Greenpeace campaign in their country. I can't do this because I am in Greece, but people in the U.S., Canada, the UK or Australia/NZ could start a campaign against wireless. There are many fronts on which such a campaign could be fought: save the bees. save the birds, save all wildlife, etc. Anyone willing to try this?
Dr. Ann Lee, MD, tells about her 7-yr old son who gets chest pains whenever he visited the public library's 2nd floor with wi-fi. Found many studies showing adverse biological effects from wireless radiation on children who developed nausea, headaches, skin rashes, chest pain after their schools installed wi-fi networks. Also other studies showing increased stress proteins, increased DNA fragmentation in sperm, increased brain cancer, link to autism, EHS symptoms such as impaired memory, concentration difficulties, headaches, sleeping problems. Other school district LAUSD has established wireless exposure limits that are 1/10,000 of FCC limits. Precautions taken by other countries such as France, banning wi-fi in preschools and turning it off in elementary schools when not in use.
Peter Sullivan, who has EHS and who made his fortune as a techie in Silicon Valley now retired http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2016/12/silicon-valley-cellphones-wifi-sickness-emf-hypersensitivity, talks about low power options for wi-fi that would result in less exposure for everyone. Eco wi-fi reduces beaconing power by 90%, also sleep mode available on some models of wi-fi (low radiation when not in use) would also reduce power consumption. In 2018, Halo low power wi-fi option available. Don't use 5GHz wi-fi - less efficient.
Current number of wi-fi access points in PAUSD schools
in elementary schools: 1 per 2 classrooms
in secondary schools: 2 per 3 classrooms
PAUSD is planning on spending $700,000 to upgrade their wi-fi to 1 access point per classroom across all their schools. Wi-fi is attractive because Federal e-rate program is offering 40% rebate for wireless systems only. Read more about the federal e-rate program https://www.fcc.gov/general/summary-e-rate-modernization-order
Board Member Todd Collins talks about his experience with EHS - that it is real, affects a part of the population in ways that can interfere with learning, and recommends that the board consider this the way they would with accommodations for other medical conditions. Another board member talks about putting safety first for students.
2) The five-part video series "The Dangers of Wi-Fi" is being picked up by cable stations around the country. This series is especially helpful to individuals first hearing about the issues with wireless devices and struggling to recognize that they are real, which is most people. It was put together by Cece Doucette and other parents in the Ashland Public School District in Massachusetts, which was the first school district in the US to implement best practices regarding safer use of wireless devices. It has now been uploaded at TelVue for national distribution, and most cable stations are members.
To request this series be aired in your city, you can forward the attached flyer to your local cable station and as a resident request that it be considered for airing. There is a link to TelVue and MMX, and for stations that are not members, the YouTube links are also included in the flyer.
I am writing to ask for your help. As you are aware, wireless technology is being deployed at exponential speeds, and they are putting it in everything, even where it's not needed. Then there's 5G coming.
Over a year ago, I had felt the best way to do something about all this was to have an advocacy group for the rights of people with ES, and to bring awareness to ES. MADD and AARP are such groups - they have successfully lobbied for legislation, and now we have drunk driving laws and senior citizens have gained much from AARP. However, to start such an organization was a huge undertaking, I didn't know how to do it, and I didn't have the time to do it.
Since that time, my children, who have EHS, grew in their sensitivity to wireless. They react faster now when they are exposed, and their reactions have become stronger. Despite my best efforts to protect them and homeschool them part-time, it is not enough. I know that the future will only be worse unless WE all pull together and do something. I still feel that an advocacy group for the rights of people with ES is the best solution. That is why I am helpingwearetheevidence.org and asking for your help.
In 2002, the ADA recognized ES/EHS as a disability. It would not have happened without the efforts of 600 people who wrote to the ADA about their MCS and ES and attended their meetings. Unfortunately I did not hear about ES until 2015, after I figured out that wireless radiation was causing them health problems. If I had heard about it before, I would have taken precautions earlier. To those 600 people, some of whom may be on this email list, thank you for your efforts back in 2002. To read more about this and the science regarding ES, please read here http://ehtrust.org/science/electromagnetic-sensitivity/
This year, wearetheevidence.org will be working in DC to protect the rights of ES people and children. However, WATE needs your support. So I am asking for the following:
1) WATE needs your stories in order to be successful. WATE will keep your information confidential if you request it, however, WATE does need all your information filled out in the form to validate that you are a real person. WATE would get into trouble advocating for people with false identities. Please submit your testimonial on the WATE website http://wearetheevidence.org/adult-form - you can choose privacy options. Ie - whether your story can be used with or without your name and whether we will be able to use it on the website in the future.
2) You don't have to have debilitating ES to share your story. If you or anyone you know has ES symptoms - such as headaches, sleeping problems, tinnitus, allergies, nervousness, bad allergies/rashes, numbness/tingling in limbs, heartburn and digestive probelms around wireless, pain in your hand from using smart phone, ear hot from using cell phone - please share your story. If you have developed brain tumors as a result of cell phone use, please share your story as well.
3) Please make a contribution so we can advocate for you and others with EHS. Going to DC costs money. Gas, hotel, parking, etc. Please make a small contribution - $20 would help a lot. If you can afford more, even better.
No one is born with ES. Pattern with everyone who has it is that it developed with chronic exposure, until a tipping point is reached, which differs in everyone. If you do not have ES symptoms right now, you are fortunate. It will be very tough to not have ES symptoms in the future when high exposure levels in the environment become unavoidable - unless we do something.
If you hesitate to share your story because of fear of embarassment, please be assured your story or your name won't be posted on the website if you request it. (A lot of testimonials have been submitted that have not been posted on the website for this reason) Please think about your children, grandchildren, and the future. Government has been able to ignore this problem because they only hear about a few ES people here and there. If we can get organized and show that there are many children or people with EHS, we would have a chance. Living in isolation, not talking about ES will not fix anything.
WATE need stories of people from Delaware - this is top priority. If you know anyone from DE who is EHS, please ask him/her to share his/her story.
WATE needs stories from all other states as well - please submit your testimonials if you haven't already.
There are many more articles. The Minister of Education operates in cooperation with the person in charge of radiation in the Ministry of Environment, and Sigal Sadetzky.
If he had not received an approval from Sigal Sadezky to enter computers to kindergartens, then it would not be there. But they published in public that the kindergartens teachers would receive computers. And Sadetzky did not say that there's any problem with it, that it's forbidden.
The Ministry of Education did not take wireless computers back. So the computers are there, in the kindergartens. It is not enforced.
They received (the wireless computers) before AND after publication of the circular. This article appeared in 2012 The plan was to spread the computers until 2014 in kindergartens and schools.
The circular was CORRECTED BECAUSE OF THE LAWSUIT. The circular is the result of the lawsuit and not the good will of the government but for SELF PROTECTION. It is not a law, it did not pass in the Knesset. But it is more than recommendation because it is from the government. It commits the education system.
From Virginia Farver, Colorado The fallacy of renewable energy in Australia
The magazine 'Range' features to important articles: 'Patrick Wood's Technocracy Rising And another titled Power Down. The state of South Australia (SA) went completely dark September 28, 2016, when wind power for the entire state failed completely. Minister Malcom Turnbull claimed that several state Labor governments --- not just SA --- had set "extremely aggressive, extremely unrealistic" targets that endangered power security for renewable energy use.
It turns out that Turnbull was right. The Australian Energy Market Operator Ltd. (AEMO), which operates the national energy market, and Electranet, which operates the national electricity transmission grid, issued a report in 2014 that asserted: "Where SA has zero synchronous generation online, and is separated from the rest of the [
[national electricity market]. AEMO is unable to maintain frequency [stability] in the islanded SA power system. This would result in statewide power outage."
After through analysis of the power failure, AEMO's preliminary report into the recent SA blackout revealed that he preliminary reason for the total loss of power being fed into the electricity network. Brett Hogan, the organization's director of research warned:
"The South Australian government and the renewables industry can no longer credibly argue that the reasons for the fault relied solely on the weather. Images of downed pylons do not tell the whole story...In simple terms, the wind increased and some transmission lines went down, but electricity generation continued. It was only the as-yet-unexplained reduction in wind-farm output which overloaded demand on the interconnector with Victoria, causing the whole network to seize up."
That's not the only problem with SA's renewable plan. The network was supposed to provide 100% of the state's demand. According to the Australian Energy Regulator, "In South Australia, wind typically contributes to 10 percent of its registered capacity during peaks in summer demand." Why? Because even though SA is ideally suited for wind-power generation, the wind doesn't always blow, especially in the summer ---a major problem that RANGE readers have discovered in past issues.
It goes on to say a lot more including that Google spent tens of millions of dollars to develop green technology that would be able to compete economically with fossil fuels, even with the capacity penalty of green energy. By 2011 it abandoned the project asserting it had hoped that with "today's renewable-energy technologies, our society could stave off catastrophic climate change. We now know that to e a false hope." It concluded, "Renewable-energy technologies simply don't work; we need a fundamentally different approach."
Conflict of interest, corruption, laundered money, industry bias/infiltration, intentional ignorance, denial of the science, disregard for humanity and failure to fulfill its mandate of protecting global health. It’s all happening at WHO.
The document exposes the truth about the World Health Organization (WHO), regarding electromagnetic fields (EMFs) – particularly the RF/microwave radiation that’s saturating our environments, from cell towers, WiFi and other wireless devices:
It has failed to alert governments/the public about the proven dangers of RF/microwave radiation.
It has sided with the wireless telecommunications industry.
It has hired industry professionals to assess the harm being caused by that same industry.
It has received funding from the industry.
It has dismissed the proven bio-effects of microwave and other forms of radiation.
It has ignored the pleas of countless independent scientists, researchers, doctors, organizations and advocacy groups worldwide for stricter safety standards and recognition of the science on RF/microwave radiation.
It has failed to acknowledge the rapidly growing epidemic of microwave sickness/electromagnetic sensitivity (now believed to be affecting at least 300 million worldwide).
It has failed to fulfill its mandate to protect our health.
Via its International EMF Project, WHO is supposed to be protecting us from the harmful effects of RF/microwave radiation—radiation that we cannot see, smell or taste, even though it penetrates and affects every cell of our electromagnetic bodies.
The document provides details of these inexcusable failures, as well as scientific confirmation of the biological harm caused by electromagnetic radiation, and recommendations for addressing the current crisis.
AVote of No Confidence in WHO and its EMF Project was launched in mid-December 2016 http://olgasheean.com/who-harm/. 2,200+ votes have so far been received, with more being added daily.
Brain cancer has exceeded leukemia now as the leading cancer among children
Leukemia used to be the leading cancer among children, but it is now #2 behind brain cancer. Something in our environment has obviously increased brain cancer among children, and we need to bring attention to this fact and demand answers from our political leaders and government health agencies. (both of these diseases can be related to EMF exposure).
My comments: The authors of this new paper in the Journal of the American Medical Association criticize the marketing of smartphone-integrated, infant physiologic monitors to parents of normal infants.
The paper should have included a summary of the research which suggests that wireless radiation exposure adversely affects infants because these potential health risks far outweigh any potential benefit from use of wireless monitoring devices with normal infants.
Expert Forum on Cell Phone and Wireless Risks to Children
Pregnancy & Wireless Radiation Risks
Children are more exposed to cell phone radio-frequency radiation than adults
The emerging market of Smartphone-integrated infant physiologic monitors
January 24/31, 2017
Christopher P. Bonafide, David T. Jamison, Elizabeth E. Foglia. The Emerging Market of Smartphone-Integrated Infant Physiologic Monitors. JAMA. 2017;317(4):353-354. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.19137
In the past 2 years, a new class of infant physiologic monitors marketed to parents for use in the home has emerged. Smartphone applications (apps) integrated with sensors built into socks, onesies, buttons, leg bands, and diaper clips have the capability to display infants’ respirations, pulse rate, and blood oxygen saturation, and to generate alarms for apnea, tachycardia, bradycardia, and desaturation (Table). Despite the lack of publicly available evidence supporting the safety, accuracy, effectiveness, or role of these monitors in the care of well infants, sales of these products are brisk and the market is expanding....
There are no medical indications for monitoring healthy infants at home ....
The makers of consumer infant physiologic monitors have avoided US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) medical device regulation by not making claims that the devices prevent SIDS.
There are a few potential paths to establishing the safety, accuracy, and effectiveness of consumer infant monitors ...
Even if consumer monitors were highly accurate, the clinical appropriateness of monitoring healthy infants would remain in question ... these monitors could increase the risk of overdiagnosis and potential harm if these innocuous events generate alarms.
The current market of smartphone apps integrated with sensors that monitor infants’ vital signs are innovative and have potential to improve care. However, their performance characteristics are unknown to the public and there are no medical indications for their use. Until these monitors have been thoroughly evaluated and guidelines for use have been established, the recommendations physicians should give to parents who ask about these products is simple. There is no evidence that consumer infant physiologic monitors are life-saving, and there is potential for harm if parents choose to use them. Child and family advocates should make it clear to the FDA and policy makers that regulatory guidance and research evaluating the safety, accuracy, and effectiveness of these products are needed.
As we know, this is unfortunately not an isolated situation. Hundreds of thousands of reports of extreme billing increases have been reported from around the world, after the 'smart' meter agenda gets deployed in a given region.
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No built-in surge protectors?
Secondly, did you know that contrary to analog meters, with most 'smart' meters there are NO BUILT IN SURGE PROTECTORS? And the results? Millions of dollars in damage from fires, explosions and power outages which should have never happened.
Just last week, between 500 and 1000 homes were damaged or otherwise affected by a power surge. Damages that DO NOT HAPPEN WITH ANALOG METERS.
Get Brian Thiesen's full story and analysis, here:
Comment - Where a lot of money is involved, there is corruption! All this money is being taken from the unsuspecting public, with false information, harming the integrity of electrical systems and endangering the health and safety of all.
Proceeding(s): 16-421 : STREAMLINING DEPLOYMENT OF SMALL CELL INFRASTRUCTURE
By: Paul Raymond Doyon
Brief Comments: I oppose this proposal. There is not only an increasing body of evidence showing that this technology is deleterious to our health and the health of our environment, there is military research going back to the 1960s and 1970s showing all kinds of adverse health effects. An increasing number of people all over the world are waking up to the fact that this invisible wireless man-made radiation they are being exposed to on a daily basis, which has been estimated to be between one quadrillion (1,000,000,000,000,000) to one quintillion (1,000,000,000,000,000,000) times what we would get from natural sources (i.e. the Sun, the Earth, and the stars, etc.) is adversely their health. I was personally made ill living in the vicinity of several cell phone towers back in 2005 and it took me approximately six months to finally figure out what was affecting my health. I did not see the towers and imagine myself getting sick like industry wants to claim; no, I got sick and did not even imagine that this invisible radiation might be the cause and it took me six months before I was even able to consider this.
This invisible radiation (which we are unable to detect with our five senses of sight, touch, smell, taste, and hearing) is affecting not only our personal health but also the health of all wildlife on our planet. If people are being made ill from constant 24/7 exposure to wireless radiation both at home and in their work places, they will eventually get sick and become a burden to not only their relatives, but also to the healthcare and welfare systems to no fault of their own. Do not blame the victims of a system that puts profits before people's health. The only people to blame are the people in government and industry that let this happen to an unwitting population. It is time to give the people back their power to make choices with regards to the placement of not only microwave transmission but also the new potentially health-damaging high-frequency millimeter-wave transmitters that are being proposed to spread 5G ubiquitously over not only the country but the planet.
Radio and microwave impacts on human health: The role of the family physician
Ontario College of Family Physicians website:
Children are at the greatest risk from exposure to environmental hazards. Molecular biology and physiological studies support the real potential for adverse health impacts on children from exposure to EMF. These health impacts may not be immediately apparent, but may occur years later given the latency period of chronic disease development such as neurological disorders and cancers.
Smart meters dangerous? Man wins round in fight with PECO
There have been many smart meter fires in several US States and Canadian Provinces.
In the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, where smart meters have been installed, the powerful bursts of radiation they emit, have caused serious health effects, and some people are unable to live in their homes because of it.
A bill introduced this week in the Kentucky Senate would make smart meters optional.
That PSC noted that the Kentucky Attorney General's office concluded that "very few independent scientific results have been produced demonstrating that smart meters are either unsafe or dangerous to human health." Incompentent investigation?
Compilation of studies related to 5G effects on health
I want to share with everyone science journals and articles related to 5G millimeter waves that I have been compiling, and are they difficult to find! I hope these can help support and define your case against 5G in your letters/email to the legislators.
It is clear 5G will contribute to mass ecocide. Another point I would like to introduce to round out the argument is the 5G effect on the buildings themselves. The buildings are also not meant to be enveloped in these microwaves indefinitely and have never been engineered to withstand these vibrational forces on them. These infrastructure dense DAS structures/poles placed intimately close to buildings (as well as humans) will be violating building code. All building structures must meet strict engineering code requirements for sheer stress, vibrational stress, load stress, etc and these are all mathematically calculated and must meet approval in order to be built. None of the buildings standing today takes into account the vibrational force at the molecular level. Electromagnetic microwave radiation shakes and causes calcium breakdown in concrete and the like in building structures. The breaking down of the connective bonds via calcium undermines structural integrity. It causes a shortening of the life of the building as well as causing unintended consequences to earthquake safety - think of al the skyscrapers. This may be another great angle of attack as these calculations can be made quantifiable in all the engineering mathematical equations. All the torque and stress and vibrational issues must be accounted for during engineering and approval of any structure and it is clear no buildings account for electromagnetic microwave radiation passing through these building from all these myriad of sources - cell towers, wifi, antennas on buildings, and now 5G dense DAS so close to all buildings. Even if they could account for these EMR’s passing through, it would never pass because of the break down of the calcium in the concrete. Most buildings use some form of concrete, especially large commercial structures - from foundation to holding rebar, etc, including concrete blocks, brick, etc. are all affected.
2) [Experimental studies on the influence of millimeter radiation on light transmission through the lens]. Prost, M. Klin Oczna. 1994 Aug-Sep;96(8-9):257-9. “Transmission through the lenses was significantly decreased (about 33%) in the rats exposed to microwave radiation of 10 mW/cm2. The results of the study indicate that also microwave radiation in millimetre range can induce changes in the lens, predisposing to cataract development.” https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7897988
3) Does human skin truly behave as an array of helical antennae in the millimeter and terahertz wave ranges? Ney,M. Opt Lett. 2010 Oct 1;35(19):3180-2.
11) Modulation of neuronal activity and plasma membrane properties with low-power millimeter waves in organotypic cortical slices.Pikov V. J Neural Eng. 2010 Aug;7(4):045003.”V The applied levels of MMW power are three orders of magnitude below the existing safe limit for human exposure of 1 mW cm(-2). Surprisingly, even at these low power levels, MMWs were able to produce considerable changes in neuronal firing rate and plasma membrane properties. At the power density approaching 1 microW cm(-2), 1 min of MMW exposure reduced the firing rate to one third of the pre-exposure level in four out of eight examined neurons……. he presented results constitute the first demonstration of direct real-time monitoring of the impact of MMWs on nervous tissue at a microscopic scale. Implication of these findings for the therapeutic modulation of neuronal excitability is discussed.” https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20644247
13) Bioeffects Research for Emerging RF Technologies M. R. Murphy and J. H. Merritt. Radio Frequency Radiation Branch, Human Effectiveness Directorate Air Force Research Laboratory, Brooks AFB, Texas, USA.
14) State of knowledge on biological effects at 40–60 GHz. Yves Le Dréan, Yonis Soubere Mahamoud, Yann Le Page, Denis Habauzit, Catherine Le Quément, Maxim Zhadobov, Ronan Sauleau. State of knowledge on biological effects at 40–60 GHz. Comptes Rendus Physique, 14(5): 402-411.2013. http://fulltext.study/preview/pdf/1860108.pdf
15) Transcriptome Analysis Reveals the Contribution of Thermal and the Specific Effects in Cellular Response to Millimeter Wave Exposure. Oct.14, 2014. PlosOne.Habauzit, D. “Our data evidenced a specific electromagnetic effect of MMW, which is associated to the cellular response to hyperthermia. This study raises the question of co-exposures associating radiofrequencies and other environmental sources of cellular …. In the hierarchical clustering of the up-regulated genes a specific cluster was nevertheless isolated (indicated by a bar in Figure S1B). This original cluster evidences up-regulated factors in Expo condition but not in HSC condition (Figure S1C). This cluster contains 7 genes (DKK1, NTN4, ADCY7, IRF2BP2, ADAMTS6, FAM120C and PAG1). Altogether these data suggest that the main effect of MMW is linked to the heat shock associated effect, except for some genes that may illustrate an action of MMW independent from the heat. .. Thus, we evidence here for the first time, that acute MMW stimulation specifically induces the expression of some secreted genes. Additional studies will be needed to determine what are the molecular mechanisms underlying this cellular response and how could evolve this response after chronic long-term MMW exposure. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4193780/ or http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0109435
21) [Effects of millimeter wave on gene expression in human keratinocytes]. “Millimeter wave exposure could affect gene expression in human keratinocytes, which might be related to the intensity and the times of exposure.
28) [Effects of low-intensity extremely high frequency electromagnetic radiation on chromatin structure of lymphoid cells in vivo and in vitro]. Gapeev AB. Radiats Biol Radioecol. 2003 Jan-Feb;43(1):87-92
29) Low power radio-frequency and microwave effects on human electroencephalogram and behavior. Bise W. Physiol Chem Phys. 1978;10(5):387-98.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nihgov/pubmed/751078 “Frequencies included .1 to 960 MHz continuous and 8.5 to 9.6 GHz pulse-modulated waves. Since the relaxation frequency of protein-bound water is considered to fall between 100 and 1,000 MHz, absorptions and quantum effects may be the mechanistic basis for the electroencephalogram changes observed in most of the subjects produced by 10(-15) W/cm2 cw radio-frequency energy of between 130 and 960 MHz. Constructive and destructive interference patterns from standing waves within the skull possibly interact with the bioelectric generators in the brain, since electroencephalogram wave amplitudes and frequencies increased or decreased respectively at different radio wavelengths.”
31) Effects of 60-GHz millimeter waves on neurite outgrowth in PC12 cells using high-content screening Haas AJ, Le Page Y, Zhadobov M, Sauleau R, Le Dréan Y.. Neurosci Lett. 2016 Apr 8;618:58-65. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2016.02.038. Epub 2016 Feb 26.
34) Soghomonyan D, Trchounian K, Trchounian A. Millimeter waves or extremely high frequency electromagnetic fields in the environment: what are their effects on bacteria? Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2016 Jun;100(11):4761-71. doi: 10.1007/s00253-016-7538-0. Epub 2016 Apr 18.
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