Re: Re Aluminum foil on the walls...

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Wed, 22 Sep 1999 23:18:39 -0700 (PDT)

[ discussing microwave ovens ]

> It appears as if <> asked:
> |
> |What amount of radiation does escape?
> |
> |AFAIK, the chief problem with leakage comes more
> from
> |defective seals on the edge of the door.
> A radiation meter can detect the radiation from a
> microwave oven from
> a distance of at least 4 m.(*)

Thanks for the information.
What actual field strength does this correspond to?

Another observation: I definitely feel a slight headache when using mobile phones, this headache is localised to the side of my head where the phone is.

Psychosomatic? I don't know, I might arrange a blind test to see! I have noticed a similar feeling along with slight ear ringing when near a UHF tv installation.



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