Top health expert reveals that 5G networks may pose serious health risk to all humans (and all species)

Experts believe that the next generation of smartphones will be ruled by 5G networks and this advanced technology is expected to open a new way by which people consume data. As ‘augmented reality’ and ‘virtual reality’ is slowly gripping the world of technology, high-speed seamless connections powered by 5G may bring about revolutionary changes in this arena.

The 5G dilemma continues

Even though 5G network will provide a much faster connection than 4G, a section of health experts believes that the hazards which may be caused by the updated service are unknown, and sometimes it may turn potentially dangerous.

It should be noted that various research conducted on mobile phone radiations have fetched mixed results. Even though many studies have ruled out the possibility of health hazards due to mobile phone radiation exposure, some extensive studies have hinted that older wireless service generations may result in various types of cancers, heart disorders, and reproductive issues. However, the health hazards which may arise due to short radiations of 5G is hardly been studied.

5G connection makes use of millimetre waves (MMWs) to transmit data, rather than microwaves which are being used in previous generation networks.

Putting the entire globe at risk?

Dr Joel Moskowitz, a public health professor at the University of California, Berkeley reveals that millimetre waves could pose serious health hazards among the general public. In an exclusive talk with Daily Mail Online, Joel Moskowitz revealed that the fifth generation cellular technology is experimenting on the health of all species on our planet.

“The deployment of 5G, or fifth generation cellular technology, constitutes a massive experiment on the health of all species. Since skin contains capillaries and nerve endings, MMW bio-effects may be transmitted through molecular mechanisms by the skin or through the nervous system. 5G will use high-band frequencies, or millimetre waves, that may affect the eyes, the testes, the skin, the peripheral nervous system, and sweat glands,” told Moskowitz to Daily Mail Online.

The health expert also added that millimetre waves used in 5G networks will make many pathogens resistant to antibiotics.

Nirmal Narayanan.  Abridged from an article in the International Business Times.

Australia’s trajectory towards 5G was cemented earlier this year with “reform” to legislation aimed at ensuring telecommunication companies can upgrade mobile coverage and install fast broadband services “without the delays imposed by protracted development approvals processes”. 

Despite strongly articulated comments from some respondents – including from Stop Smart Meters Australia – raising concern about health impacts, the Government has proceeded with ten of its proposed 24 changes to legislation.  The Government claims that it is “discussing further with stakeholders the other amendments proposed as well as other issues raised in the consultation process(Consultation Information, Outcomes tab).

However, it appears that some stakeholders are deemed worthier of engaging with than others – as SSMA has not been part of these discussions!

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‘My smart meters are giving me headaches’: Man calls for investigation into the devices

Ever since he has had two smart meters installed in his home, John Lawn has been having headaches.

And now Mr Lawn, from Sheringham, has called for an investigation into the possible side effects of the devices and the radio waves they emit.

Mr Lawn, 65, said: “Whenever I’m in the same room it seems I’m in their way.

“I’m in quite a bit of discomfort, actually.

“It may be just that I’m one in a million, but it’s something that should be looked into.”

The meters use radio waves to allow remote readings to be taken from gas and electricity meters.

Mr Lawn said he has had suffered headaches since his meters were installed last week.

He said he no longer felt comfortable inside his home because of the headaches.

Mr Lawn said the start meters were installed by SSE, and when he challenged them over their side effects, they advised him to contact North Norfolk District Council to assess the devices.

But an SSE spokesman said Public Health England (PHE) research showed smart meters were no danger to health.

The spokesman said: “A study carried out by PHE shows that exposure to radio waves from smart meters is one million times less than international health guideline levels and is much lower than that from other everyday devices such as mobile phones and wi-fi equipment.”

And Robert Cheesewright, policy and communication director from Smart Energy GB, said: “Exposure to radio waves from smart meters is one million times less than international health guideline levels.”

But Mr Lawn’s calls have echoed growing concern over the devices.

A nationwide campaign called Stop Smart Meters has been launched, with its proponents criticising not only the alleged heath effects, but issues including costs, privacy and the risk of the devices being hacked by an outside source.

One campaigner, JV Tolentino, has started a petition on 38degrees.org.uk, which so far has gathered more than 21,000 signatures.

He said: “‘Smart’ meters emit a continuous stream of pulsed microwave radiation, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

“These fields are intensely bio-active and affect the people and natural ecology in and around each home as well nearby.”

Stuart Anderson, North Norfolk News

-What has been your experience of having a smart meter? Have you suffered any ill-effects such as headaches, and you believe your smart meter may be responsible?

Email stuart.anderson@archant.co.uk

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Full-body scanners to be installed at Australian domestic airports

New security measures announced in the 2018-19 Federal Budget include the deployment of body scanners at major and regional Australian airports.  Although the Government’s press release omitted to indicate what sort of technology will be used, Fairfax media claim the scanners will use full-body X-ray computed tomography (CT) technology.

Currently, body scanners are only located at Australian international airports.  The full-body scanners at these terminals use non-ionising millimetre-wave technology.  According to the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development’s Millimetre-wave Body Scanner Health and Safety information sheet the penetration into the human body from the high frequency used in the millimetre-wave body scanner is “lower than from most other exposures encountered in daily life”.  The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA), in its infinite wisdom, claims that these scanners – which use extremely high frequency radiofrequency radiation in the gigahertz bands – do not pose a health risk to passengers or operators.  ARPANSA is equally sanguine about full-body X-ray backscatter scanners, although this technology has lost favour elsewhere.  No mention is made on its website of how it views CT full-body scanners.

Selection of passengers at Australian international airports for current full-body scans is random.  It is unknown whether this policy will be extended to domestic airports.  Australian Business Traveller claims the new full-body scanners will replace the current metal detectors at many screening points.

Unlike policy in countries such as the USA, where passengers can usually request a pat-down to avoid a full-body scanner, refusal to be scanned in Australia means you will not be allowed to pass through the security screening point or board your flight.

Although it is unclear at this stage what sort of technology will be used to irradiate travellers, and under what circumstances, it is obvious that we will be subject to yet another source of radiation.

This physician maintains that we do not know for sure that full-body scans are safe in instances of long-term chronic exposure.

Although alternative screening processes are not normally available in Australia, the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development’s TravelSECURE website states that an alternative is available for travellers with special needs.  However, there is one catch: you must inform the security screening officer of your circumstances before you begin the screening process and be ready to provide supporting documentation.

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New Critical Problem with ‘Smart’ Meters: The Switching-Mode Power Supply (SMPS)

It’s now becoming more widely known that microwave radiation is not the only type of radiation from smart meters that is causing illness.

Just when you thought you had mastered all the esoteric acronyms, and all the problems with ‘smart’ meters, here’s one more: Switching-Mode Power Supply or SMPS. This new element in the ‘smart’ meter controversy deserves immediate full official and public attention.

In our on-going investigation into why so-called ‘smart’ meters being installed against rising public opposition are causing so many people to be sick, and so many problems with other electric and electronic equipment, we have been fortunate to obtain the advice of electrical engineers.

On examination of typical meters, including ABB, GE, and Landis Gyr, they report that, in addition to its RF transmitter, each wireless digital meter also has a component called the ‘switching-mode power supply’ (SMPS) – switching power supply for short. Its function is to ‘step down’ the 240v alternating current (AC) coming in from the utility pole power lines to the 2 to 10 volts of direct current (DC) required to run the meter’s digital electronics which record the electricity usage data.

The SMPS function emits sharp spikes of millisecond bursts constantly, 24/7. The SMPS on the OWS 514 NIC model, for instance, which is the smart meter model widely installed by PG&E throughout its territory, has been measured to emit spikes of up to 50,000 hz and higher. This constant pulsing of high frequencies, in addition to the RF function, is causing not only interference with other electric and electronic equipment in many homes with smart meters installed, but also is causing havoc with biological systems in its field of exposure.

Dirty Electricity
When current flows through the wiring of a building it generates a surrounding electro-magnetic field that radiates outward all around the wires at right angles to the direction of the current’s flow and reaches out into the room.

It is well known that switching power supplies can generate spikes of so-called electromagnetic interference (EMI), or high frequency transients, which then travel along the wiring in the walls, radiating outward in the wiring’s electromagnetic field.

Such spikes are known as ‘dirty electricity’ and can be conducted to a human body that is within the range of the radiating field. This function is on all smart meters used by all utilities and is on constantly, 24/7.

One of the engineers explains it this way:
“Extensive measurements have demonstrated that all of the meters measured so far, including ABB, GE, and Landis Gyr, emit noise on the customer’s electric wiring in the form of high frequency voltage spikes, typically with an amplitude of 2 volts, but a frequency anywhere from 4,000 Hertz, up to 60,000 Hz. The actual frequency of the phenomena is influenced by the devices that are plugged into the customer’s power. Some houses are much worse than others, and this observation has been confirmed by PG&E installers that have talked to us.”

Another Fatal Flaw in ‘Smart’ Meters
It is this ‘dirty electricity’ generated by the e-meters’ switching power supplies that is a major contributor to the symptoms being reported by growing numbers of people in association with the e-meters thus far installed.

James Heddle and Mary Beth Brangan. Abridged from: SUMA – NW

 

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Webinar with Nicole Bijlsma: “Electromagnetic radiation – Is it damaging your health?”

The Health Australia Party has announced that it will be holding an online webinar featuring building biologist, author and principal of the Australian College of Environmental Studies, Nicole Bijlsma.

The webinar is one segment of a 10-part Health and Lifestyle series commencing 16th April.  The purpose of the event is to help raise funds to support its coming election campaigns, and also to help educate and promote a healthier lifestyle for its members and the wider community.

The webinars will be held online via ZOOM and will be recorded and emailed to those who cannot attend on the day.

Webinar: Electromagnetic Radiation – Is it damaging your health?

Date:         Monday, 30th April 2018

Time:        7.30 p.m.

Price:        $25 (one webinar)

 To purchase your ticket, click here.

 To view a flyer on the complete 10-part Health and Lifestyle series, go here.

The Health Australia Party (HAP) has formulated a policy on electromagnetic radiation (EMR) pollution.  If you would like to view the contents of its EMR policy, go to Code 3.3.1 in the HAP Current Policies document, available on this webpage.

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Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity: prime time South African journalism program investigates

It’s a little known medical condition but Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity is a growing health concern worldwide.  With increased exposure to WiFi, smart meters and mobile phone towers, patients report diverse symptoms of illness, which only seem to dissipate when they are far away from electromagnetic fields or radiation.  Carte Blanche, South Africa’s longest running investigative journalism program, explores this medical phenomenon.

Click image below or here to view the short documentary.

Running time: 8.22 minutes

Source: https://carteblanche.dstv.com/electromagnetic-hypersensitivity/

See also related information on electromagnetic hypersensitivity published on Carte Blanche’s webpage: https://carteblanche.dstv.com/electromagnetic-hypersensitivity-symptoms/

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Water authorities rolling out wireless smart meters!

The industry spin spruiking the benefits of smart meters has now seduced Australian water utilities.

Coliban Water, a regional Victorian water authority with a service area encompassing 49 towns, has bravely commenced on a six-year rollout of wireless smart meters to all residential and non-residential customers.

Coliban Water’s Summer 2017- 2018  Customer Update leaflet and Digital Meters webpage coyly refer to the new equipment, which is to be installed on existing water meters, as ‘digital’ meters.  There is no mention of the fact that radiofrequencies – and more specifically, microwaves – will be used as the means of transmitting data from these ‘digital’ meters to network gateways, and from there on to telecommunication towers.

Only those customers keen enough to click on its ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ will be alerted to the technology underpinning the rollout.  Naturally, the public is assured that the digital meters do not pose a health risk to customers or the community as the battery-powered meters transmit data every hour through low level radiofrequency waves, which “are well within Australian safety standards”.

Sadly, the Frequently Asked Questions webpage does not also inform customers that Australia’s radiofrequency standard is not fit for purpose.  Or that 24/7 hourly radiofrequency transmissions impact, not only humans, but also the environment.  The rollout of smart meters and gateways, which is reported to be using LoRaWAN network architecture operating in the same crowded spectrum as Australia’s mesh electricity smart meters, will add another ubiquitous layer of electro-pollution.

It appears that the public is to be stung again by an essential service provider.  Whilst Coliban Water states that it is installing the digital meters because it is “always looking for innovative ways to identify cost savings and network efficiencies for our customers”, it remains to be seen how many customers might welcome the possibility of Time of Use tariffs; these have been flagged in Coliban Water’s Pricing Submission 2018  to the Essential Services Commission as being a vehicle to “empower customers”.  Time of Use tariffs have been a resounding failure with Victorian electricity customers.

Other Australian water service providers are also keen to go down the wireless smart meter path.  Western Downs Regional Council, in Queensland, received funding to replace its water meters with smart meters.  Cairns Regional Council announced in June 2017 a $15.9 million project to install smart water meters.  Melbourne water utilities City West Water, South East Water, and Yarra Valley Water are reported to have undertaken in-field ‘digital’ water metering trials.

Members of the public have until Friday, 9th March to give feedback on Coliban Water’s 2018 price proposal.  If you think the costs and benefits of Coliban Water’s ‘digital’ meter deployment don’t stack up, this is your opportunity to have a say.  As an alternative to using Engage Victoria’s form for making your submission, the Essential Services Commission has confirmed that comment can be emailed to water@esc.vic.gov.au until Monday 12th March 2018.

A sign to print out and put beside your water meter is available here.

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