Archive for category microcell

FCC Ruling on 5G Infrastructure May Hurt Cities

San Jose, Calif., and Lincoln, Neb., cry foul over the FCC’s plan to cut red tape for small cell antenna deployment rules. BY ELIZABETH ZIMA / MARCH 19, 2018 The Federal Communications Commission is poised to make a directive on 5G, the next-generation, high-speed wireless standard, that could significantly affect local government control of infrastructure. Two cities, San […]

Huawei & Telus: Is our Data & DNA at Risk at their 5G “Living Lab”?

  “5G, microcells, the internet of things, and the “smart” revolution might make telecoms and industry a lot of dollars, but for the rest of us, they just don’t make sense.” SALT SPRING, February 17 2018 Citizens for Safe Technology   Vancouverites may very well be guinea pigs in the experiment of the century. Instead […]

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5G Internet is the Next Big Thing in Light Pollution

The fast-growing next-gen mobile network may threaten future radio astronomers’ ability to detect signals from space. Thursday, January 18, 2018 – 08:45 Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer (Inside Science) — During last week’s American Astronomical Society meeting in National Harbor, Maryland, astronomers detailed the rise of a new and unexpected source of light pollution: radio waves. […]

5G : Your Comments on the BC Development Strategy by FEB 28

BC is creating a new Rural Development Strategy.  The provincial govt will be posting a series of discussion topics at the link below, plus specific comments may be submitted by February 28.    “Feedback received will be compiled into a report and posted to this site in Spring 2018. Government will use the data gathered from […]

More Telus Small Cells Installed

EMR Alliance of BC has been researching the next generation of microwave antennas that is currently being installed in British Columbia.  Since our last postings of locations in BC, there have been new towns covered and other towns with expansions of the current eNode network. New towns with Small Cells are Ladysmith, Chemainus and Chilliwack. […]

Long Islanders Sue Over Health Concerns About New Cellphone Towers

October 19, 2017 6:48 PM MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Long Island residents are raising health concerns as cellphone transmission equipment continues to be installed in many areas. As CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reported, some neighbors are joining together to fight towers going up close to their homes, schools and houses of worship. Jodi and Peter Abraham anxiously clutched their just-filed […]

UBCM Votes Yes to Having a Say in Microcell Placement

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   SALT SPRING, September 28 At the UBCM this morning, the province’s local governments voted to support a resolution on giving them a say when microcells are placed within 100 meters of homes, schools and hospitals in their communities. Enjoy this 1-minute animation on the Resolution: Support UBCM2017 Resolution B100   Why This Resolution […]

UBCM : Small Cells

UBCM focus on Local Control over Pot but not Radiation? Give me a Minute & I’ll Give you News  SALT SPRING, September 25 - The big story out of the UBCM so far this week is the BC government’s announcement that they are seeking public and municipal input on the legalization of marijuana.  But there is another […]

Small Cells endanger electrical worker safety and public safety

  To the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers August 29, 2017 California Senate Bill 649 endangers electrical worker safety and public safety   Dear IBEW: SB 649 (Hueso)i — sponsored by CTIA and promoted by AT&T and Verizon — is speeding through the legislature. Without union opposition, it will pass. This bill fundamentally changes the […]

Sperm count drop ‘could make humans extinct’

By Pallab GhoshScience correspondent, BBC News 25 July 2017 Humans could become extinct if sperm counts in men continue to fall at current rates, a doctor has warned. Researchers assessing the results of nearly 200 studies say sperm counts among men from North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand, seem to have halved in less […]