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Possible health effects from terrestrial trunked radio (TETRA)

Possible health effects from terrestrial trunked radio (TETRA)

report of an Advisory Group on Non-ionising Radiation.

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Published by National Radiological Protection Board in Didcot .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesDocuments of the NRPB -- Vol.12 no.2
ContributionsAdvisory Group on Non-ionising Radiation., National Radiological Protection Board.
The Physical Object
Pagination86p. ;
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18848310M
ISBN 100859514641
OCLC/WorldCa614706156

Moreover, as the IEGMP pointed out, there is evidence that radiofrequency fields, amplitude-modulated at about 16 hertz, may influence the leakage of calcium ions from tissues. The district council has been informed that 26 sites have been identified within West Dorset. Although areas of uncertainty remain about the biological effects of low level radiofrequency radiation in general, including modulated signals, current evidence suggests that it is unlikely that the special features of the signals from TETRA mobile terminals and repeaters pose a hazard to health. The moment the correlation and causation is recognised, the whole scenario changes. Results Exposure to the continuous wave signal increased ratings of headache in all participants, fatigue in non-sensitive participants and difficulty concentrating in sensitive participants.

If the link is blacklisted globally and you feel the above applies you may request to whitelist it using the before mentioned request page, or request its removal, or alteration, at the request page on meta. That is why it is sensible to avoid signals that pulse in the biological range, primarily between one and Hz. These conclusions are based on observations in animals and human cell tissue in the laboratory; the effect has not been observed in human beings. You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. If you feel the link being caught by the blacklist is a false positive, or no longer needed on the blacklist, you may request the regex be removed or altered at the blacklist request page. However, findings have been contradictory: they are more uncertain for living than for non-living tissue, and no associated health risk has been identified.

Eleven forces have received the system so far but the intention is to have it used by 53 forces in England and Wales by It contravenes human rights to say: you shall have this TETRA mast, you must have it, wherever the operator wants it, despite the fact that no-one can offer firm reassurance that it will not, and cannot, affect you adversely. The whitelisting process can take its time so once a request has been filled out, you may set the invisible parameter on the tag to true. It is recognised that calcium plays an important role in many biological processes, especially in the function of nerve cells. Also the focus of the recently announced Mobile Telecommunications and Health Research Programme being initiated by the Government in response to the Stewart Report is on emerging technology and we anticipate that further research in areas that are directly relevant to TETRA will be supported. You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London.


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Possible health effects from terrestrial trunked radio book

Symptoms included migraines, nausea, vomiting, disruptive sleep patterns, body warming. Abstract Objectives Concerns have been raised about possible health effects from radiofrequency fields pulsing at around 16?

Prof Colin Blakemore of Oxford University, who contributed to the Government's Stewart Report on the safety of mobile telecommunications, said the system was safe and that microwave radiation emitted from a Tetra handset was "1, times less" than that from a mobile telephone.

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When they were first brought out there were some extraordinary examples of interference problems.

Talk:Terrestrial Trunked Radio

Request an accessible format. These effects were not observed in the condition with 16? The moment the correlation and causation is recognised, the whole scenario changes. Adjusting for multiple comparisons removed most significant effects, but not those relating to itch.

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There are only exposure guidelines, which this site and many others argue vociferously to be irrelevant. The mean radiated power for the 16? Apply now Save this job Job summary The Airwave Health Monitoring Study is a large cohort study that focuses on possible health effects associated with the use of Terrestrial Trunked Radio, a digital communication system used by the police forces and other emergency services in Great Britain since Mobile mast cancer scare 25 Apr Tetra has been promoted as offering a unified radio system for the emergency services, giving greater coverage and improved radio facilities.

In some cities, there is a mobile phone transmitter every 50 metres. Contact us! Above all, we have no choice if any operator decides to erect a mast on or near our home. Conclusions The results suggested that exposure to TETRA signals is not responsible for symptoms reported by some users, although exposure to a continuous wave signal may affect symptoms.

Results Exposure to the continuous wave signal increased ratings of headache in all participants, fatigue in non-sensitive participants and difficulty concentrating in sensitive participants. They were inserted about - and only been slightly cleanup since.

This kind of signal has been around for many years and is generally thought not to be dangerous below levels at which it causes tissue heating - which are higher than those to which officers are exposed from their handsets and vehicle radios. If the link is blacklisted globally and you feel the above applies you may request to whitelist it using the before mentioned request page, or request its removal, or alteration, at the request page on meta.

It is notable that the signals from TETRA base stations are not pulsed, whereas those from mobile terminals and repeaters are.

Research Associate

Its operation results in power modulation of some of the radiofrequency signal at a pulse frequency of The report is concerned with the possible health effects of mobile phones, their base stations and transmitters.

Why has no-one been compensated for being made ill, or being made electro-sensitive as a result of a TETRA or other mobile mast? Is it any wonder no-one seems to want to find out more about the reports of adverse affects of any kind from TETRA?

When requesting whitelisting, be sure to supply the link to be whitelisted and wrap the link in nowiki tags. But their distribution will be different, as the emergency services require greater geographical coverage than is provided by the public cellular phone network," he said.

So why are we already hearing about interference problems? Further, the finding is of no obvious relevance to mobile phone technology, where the amplitude modulation within the critical frequency band is very small.

Why have so few people been recompensed for loss of value to property, or property that has become unsaleable?The name TETRA stands for TErrestrial Trunked RAdio.

It is aimed at a variety of mobile radio communications users including the police, ambulance and fire services, it is equally applicable for utilities, public access, fleet management, transport services, and many other users. Radio is the technology of signaling and communicating using radio waves.

Police to sue over 'radio sickness'

Radio waves are electromagnetic waves of frequency between 30 hertz (Hz) and gigahertz (GHz). They are generated by an electronic device called a transmitter connected to an antenna which radiates the waves, and received by a radio receiver connected to another antenna.

Radio is very widely used in modern. Apr 02,  · Health and safety considerations have been of paramount importance in the development of Airwave, the new radio communications system for the police. Airwave will use the Terrestrial Trunk Radio System.

This is an advanced digital technology system which will improve police effectiveness and have a positive impact on the safety of police. Objectives Concerns have been raised about possible health effects from radiofrequency fields pulsing at around 16?Hz.

A radio system used by UK police (TETRA) employs signals which pulse at ?Hz. We tested whether exposure to a continuous wave signal at ?MHz or a TETRA-like signal resulted in symptoms among users reporting sensitivity. Jan 01,  · This publication (Documents of the NRPB volume 12, number 2) gives advice on the possible health effects of TETRA.

Documents. Documents of the NRPB volume 12 number 2: possible health effects from terrestrial trunked radio (TETRA): report of an Advisory Group on Non-Ionising Radiation. This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. We use cookies to offer you a better experience, personalize content, tailor advertising, provide social media features, and better understand the use of our services.