Sir William Stewart warning about police masts


22 May 2001
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Subject: Sir William Stewart warning about police masts (Norman)..
Date: Sun, 20 May 2001 12:58:47 -0500
From: Roy Beavers <>
Organization: EMF-L List
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...........From EMF-L..........

Hey Britain!!!  Will this warning go unheeded -- like all the rest???

Unmistakable as it is -- Sir William's warning below still allows some comfort to the RF/MW (cell phones, etc.) users.  It implies that if a different frequency (than the 17.6 Hz, ELF) had been selected ... then it would be all right??!!

Here is a challenge for Dr. Stewart:  Name the frequency that would make it all right!!!

The truth of the matter is:  WE DON'T KNOW........

Mother Nature has dealt us a "stacked deck" in this EMF-hazards issue.  All the frequencies are suspect!!!  ALL the cards are jokers........  ALL frequencies are potentially hazardous because all bands of the electromagnetic spectrum have been detected producing biological effects.!!!  Including, certainly, the ELF frequency band cited below.

Research into this EMF problem is still so early in the learning curve that no one is justified in telling the public that 'this or that' frequency or 'this or that' technique or 'this or that' exposure level will make it "safe" -- OK to use ... or ... of "acceptable risk".......

Those who tell the public that "no proof of danger has been found" are doing the worst disservice of all!!!

Such statements ignore all the contrary evidence that "points to" problems!!! Particularly that epidemiological and biological research which relates electromagnetic EMF/EMR/ELF/RF/MW exposure (in all frequency "bands") to bioeffects and illness......

There is more than enough such research -- for those who are willing to look at it -- to justify Sir William's warning below........  Will it be heeded????


Roy Beavers (EMFguru)

It is better to light a single candle than to curse the darkness.....


All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.
............Edmund Burke

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Subject: Health warning over the police's new phone masts
Date: Sun, 20 May 2001 15:39:56 +0100
From: "maureen" <>
To: <>

Reported by Paul Kendall
Daily Mail, Saturday May 19th 2001
Health warning over the police's new phone masts

Thousands of phone masts to be erected nationwide could post a hazard to health a leading expert on mobile safety has warned.

The network of 3,000 masts is part of a £2.5 billion national police radio system. Professor Sir William Stewart, leading the investigation into the health effects of mobile phone technology said the network operated on a frequency which 'should be avoided if at all possible'

His comments raise fresh fears about the dangers of phone masts which campaigners have linked to cancer and blood clots on the brain.  Experts whose work has been reviewed by Sir William have warned that the new masts - and handsets given to users - could damage the brain and cause symptoms similar to Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.

The network is running as a pilot project in Lancashire, including Blackpool and Preston, using a digital radio system called Tetra, or Terrestrial Trunk Radio.  It sends out pulses at an extremely low frequency - 17.6Hz - similar to that which the human brain operates.

It has already been established by Sir William that scientific studies show that radiation around 16Hz cause brain cells to lose calcium at a much faster rate than under normal conditions.  Affecting the control of the central nervous system.

Now comments Sir William made to the Commons select committee on trade and industry earlier this year have come to light. He was asked whether low frequencies posed 'the highest risk' to human health.  He replied the hazard had been pointed out.

Conserative Christopher Chope said 'The Government is investing £2.5 billion on a system that will adopt the frequency Sir William has identified as the most hazardous.  Which Sir William says is 'a question for the government, not for me'.

This contract for the network known as Airwave, was signed with police last year.  All forces in England and Wales should be covered by 2005.  The system offers guaranteed national coverage, improved sound quality and better security.  The fire and ambulances services are expected to use the network along with the police.

It goes on to say that safety campaigners last night expressed shock at Sir William's testimony.  And that Jim Mochnacz, of Must Action, said that the whole project needed putting on ice until scientists are able to reassure us about the effects on human beings. The Home Office said experts had been asked to review tests that had been done on the health effects of Tetra.

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