From: Christian J van den Bosch (cjb at domain linux.ie)
Date: Thu 25 May 2000 - 07:59:57 IST
Call me paranoid, but...
Wireless is all very well, but I wouldn't be happy using something
working at 2.4 - 2.5 GHz (given that 2.45GHz (resonant frequency of
water molecules) is the frequency that manufacturers of microwave ovens
go to great lengths to shield _into_ their devices). I'm led to believe
that as the working frequency of a radio device approaches 2.45GHz, the
severity of potential side effects (all the ones you hear about with
mobile phones) increase exponentially for a given signal strength.
And for some reason, 2.4 - 2.5 GHz devices are licence exempt... hmmm...
Colin Whittaker wrote:
> The wireless Local Loop licenses go out late july, assuming its done
> with IEEE 802.11 stuff (see www.breezecom.com) it'd shouldn't take too
> long to roll out.
-- Christian J van den Bosch mailto:cjb at domain linux.ie "To err is human - to moo, bovine"
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