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    Attend Dec 4 Sebastopol City Council meeting Health Crisis at Petaluma Avenue Homes

    There has been much interest on WACCO about the the residents of Petaluma Avenue Homes (PAH) with serious illnesses and others who have died. Their homes are located within 250 feet of the Crown Castle cell tower located on the hospital property.

    Please attend a a public hearing at the Sebastopol City Council December 4 at approximately 8:00 PM. The residents of Petaluma Avenue Homes are requesting the City of Sebastopol to send a letter asking Crown Castle, AT&T and the Palm Drive Health Care District Board to immediately power off the antennas facing their homes and then either move the cell tower 1,500 feet away from Petaluma and Walker Avenue homes; raise the cell tower antennas by 150 feet; or remove the cell tower completely.

    Your attendance and support would be greatly appreciated by the residents of Petaluma Avenue Homes.
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    Re: Attend Dec 4 Sebastopol City Council meeting Health Crisis at Petaluma Avenue Homes

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    Re: Attend Dec 4 Sebastopol City Council meeting Health Crisis at Petaluma Avenue Homes

    While I am highly skeptical of people being affected by wifi and common ambient EMF (including cell service, Radio/TV, etc)... I'm more open to the possibility of hyperlocal effects nearby EMF transmitters. Petaluma Ave Homes are not adjacent to a transmitter, but they are close enough to raise a plausible concern and take prudent cautions.
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    Re: Attend Dec 4 Sebastopol City Council meeting Health Crisis at Petaluma Avenue Homes

    People tend to be afraid of what they know little about...

    From the World Health Organization...
    https://www.who.int/peh-emf/publicat...acts/fs304/en/
    In fact, due to their lower frequency, at similar RF exposure levels, the body absorbs up to five times more of the signal from FM radio and television than from base stations. This is because the frequencies used in FM radio (around 100 MHz) and in TV broadcasting (around 300 to 400 MHz) are lower than those employed in mobile telephony (900 MHz and 1800 MHz) and because a person's height makes the body an efficient receiving antenna. Further, radio and television broadcast stations have been in operation for the past 50 or more years without any adverse health consequence being established.
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    Re: Attend Dec 4 Sebastopol City Council meeting Health Crisis at Petaluma Avenue Homes

    Quote Dogenzip wrote: View Post
    There has been much interest on WACCO about the the residents of Petaluma Avenue Homes (PAH) with serious illnesses and others who have died. Their homes are located within 250 feet of the Crown Castle cell tower located on the hospital property.

    Please attend a public hearing at the Sebastopol City Council on December 4 at approximately 8:00 PM...
    The meeting starts at 6pm with the selection of a new Mayor, approval of the consent calendar, and then on to cell tower/Petaluma Avenue Homes issue. I think they may well begin the cell tower issue before 8pm... and if you want a seat, I suggest you get there by 6pm!

    More info here

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    Barry, could you expand on "possibility of hyperlocal effects nearby EMF" please? Or, in other words, what the hell does that mean?

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    ... I'm more open to the possibility of hyperlocal effects nearby EMF transmitters. Petaluma Ave Homes are not adjacent to a transmitter, but they are close enough to raise a plausible concern and take prudent cautions.
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    Quote luke32 wrote: View Post
    Barry, could you expand on "possibility of hyperlocal effects nearby EMF" please? Or, in other words, what the hell does that mean?
    You left out the keyword in your quote. Transmitters! ie. I could see a problem with living near an EMF transmitter (ie cell tower).

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    I left out the word "transmitters", but that's not what provoked my comment.

    What I was writing about was your seeming to say "Without offering any evidence I can see where the science is wrong about there being no problem living near a cell phone tower (from the WHO piece, "... the body absorbs up to five times more of the signal from FM radio and television than from base stations...") but I will hide the fact that I have no evidence about the science being wrong - by throwing in some smoke ("hyperlocal"). I will also stoke the flame with some sort of support for those who are raising the issue ("... close enough to raise a plausible concern and take prudent cautions.").

    I'm curious; what do you have in mind in the way of "prudent cautions"?


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    You left out the keyword in your quote. Transmitters! ie. I could see a problem with living near an EMF transmitter (ie cell tower).
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    Re: Attend Dec 4 Sebastopol City Council meeting Health Crisis at Petaluma Avenue Homes

    Relocating the transmitter.

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    ...I'm curious; what do you have in mind in the way of "prudent cautions"?

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    Relocating the transmitter.
    Is there a reason THIS tower is concern? There's 4 more just in downtown Sebastopol.

    Cell Tower Map

    Are we going to move them all? Cause I sorta like having cellular service.
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