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The SAR level is fine as long as the cell phone is kept some distance away from the body

Jagmohan Rathi  |  Ghaziabad 

T V Ramachandran in his article, “False alarm over mobile tower radiation” (November 30), writes that within prescribed limits, radiation from cell towers has no adverse effect on health. But in India we often see a cluster of antennas on just one tower. Is the combined radiation from them still within the safe limit? It is generally advised to keep these towers away from hospitals and schools, for good reason, perhaps.  Another issue is the specific absorption rate (SAR) that every cell phone manufacturer is legally required to mention on the product. The SAR level ...

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The SAR level is fine as long as the cell phone is kept some distance away from the body T V Ramachandran in his article, “False alarm over mobile tower radiation” (November 30), writes that within prescribed limits, radiation from cell towers has no adverse effect on health. But in India we often see a cluster of antennas on just one tower. Is the combined radiation from them still within the safe limit? It is generally advised to keep these towers away from hospitals and schools, for good reason, perhaps.  Another issue is the specific absorption rate (SAR) that every cell phone manufacturer is legally required to mention on the product. The SAR level ... image
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Letters: Is all well, really?

The SAR level is fine as long as the cell phone is kept some distance away from the body

T V Ramachandran in his article, “False alarm over mobile tower radiation” (November 30), writes that within prescribed limits, radiation from cell towers has no adverse effect on health. But in India we often see a cluster of antennas on just one tower. Is the combined radiation from them still within the safe limit? It is generally advised to keep these towers away from hospitals and schools, for good reason, perhaps.  Another issue is the specific absorption rate (SAR) that every cell phone manufacturer is legally required to mention on the product. The SAR level ...

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