RF Safety

RF Safety Surveys at Broadcast Sites: A Basic Guide
2.28.2012
The process of measuring RF safety compliance often is misunderstood More

Two FMs Must Videotape RFR Workshop for FCC
2.8.2012
In a Hawaii enforcement case, the commission chooses short-term license renewal and requires training More

Satellite Update - June 24, 2010
6.24.2010
A review of the FCC's latest actions affecting the satellite industry.
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The Power in Your Wrists
4.16.2010
A reader comments on climbing de-energized towers More

May I Climb This De-Energized Tower?
1.22.2010
There are so many variables, it is difficult to give specific recommendations. More

What Is Shaped-Frequency Response?
4.30.2009
An Explanation of a Term You'll Hear in Discussion of RF Survey Instruments More

What About Cell Phone Safety?
11.12.2008
Your Head Makes a Very Good Antenna at 800 to 900 MHz More

Should I Climb That Live AM Tower?
1.15.2008
If the power into the base of the antenna exceeds 500 Watts, nobody should be allowed to climb the tower. If the power is 200 Watts or less, it is generally safe. More

What’s the Deal With Exposure Limits?
11.29.2007
This is the fourth in a series of Q&As with Richard Strickland about RF safety; the series is archived at radioworld.com. More

RFR Fines Can Burn You
11.6.2007
The FCC started out by using $10,000 for virtually all RF radiation related fines, and all of the NALs (Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture) were directed at individual licensees. More

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