Saturday, November 05, 2005

Are mobile phone masts a health hazard?

Worried about mobile phone masts? They can be very ugly. Phone companies are getting more and more clever at hiding them as fake trees, in church spires and MacDonalds signs. Some people are concerned about effects on health and there seem to be increasing number of scientific studies questioning their safety, does the low level pulsing at night disturb sleep patterns?

Stockport MBC provide this list of where phone companies are going to build the next set of masts. Unfortunately they have to searched out one by one. It would have been so easy for them to map them out, but there you are.
Go to the OFCOM site if you want to find out if you live or work near a mast already.

If you want to read more on the subject, S.C.R.A.M. is an informative site.

Or there is a the commercial site This site is also trying to sell you products, so it might be biased.