Electromagnetic Radiation Measurements from Mobile Base Stations in Sirte
Keywords:EM radiation, base station radiations, EM hazard, ICNIRP, Power Density
The main objective of this work is to evaluate the power radiated from mobile base stations by measuring the power density of chosen base stations on particular schools and sites of local communication networks in Sirte city.
The measurements were conducted on three schools on which mobile phone base stations were installed and three open greenfield areas; the measurement was performed at different distances and directions from mobile base stations using RF Field Strength Meter instrument. The measured data were compared with International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) guidelines, to ensure that the radiation levels are within the permitted levels.
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