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SEPTEMBER 24, 2020 by Todd Bates, Rutgers University Upcoming 5G wireless networks that will provide faster cell phone service may lead to inaccurate weather forecasts, according to a Rutgers study on a controversial issue that has created anxiety among meteorologists. This image shows leakage (unintended radiation from a transmitter into an adjacent frequency band or channel)...
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A more industry-friendly international standard was set at the World Radiocommunication Conference By Justine Calma@justcalma  Nov 22, 2019, 10:39am EST Weather forecasters pushing for strict limits on 5G’s rapidly growing footprint were dealt a blow today by the World Radiocommunication Conference in Egypt. Delegates there voted to create a new international standard that places much looser limits...
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22 NOVEMBER 2019 Meteorologists say international standards for wireless technology could degrade crucial satellite measurements of water vapour. Alexandra Witze Water vapour over the continental United States is shown in this satellite image from the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Credit: NOAA/GOES The international agency that regulates global telecommunications agreed to new radio-frequency standards on...
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