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Old February 16th, 2012, 01:50 PM
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Hi,

I am new to the forum and I hope I am in the right place.

My question is: what is the minimum safe distance between the router and your body.

Using NetGear vvg 2000.

Thanks,

Amnon
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Old February 16th, 2012, 03:06 PM
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FCC regulates ALL consumer is safe at any usage .

go to FCC for any question regarding to this..
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Old March 13th, 2012, 10:17 AM
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Wilensky , I have that router , and have checked it with the Cornet-ED85EX
( http://www.radmeters.com/Cornet-ED85EX.html )
At very close , even when there is no wireless device accessing it , the readings are high . But they quickly taper off . At 1/2 meter it's OK . I would recommend 1 meter to play it safe .
You should be aware , that your wireless device ( laptop ,iPad ) is also a source . If you are doing email , or website access , then it's only short bursts . But videos like Youtube etc. , or file transfers , are sustained transmissions .
You should also be aware that there is discussion about what constitutes safe/unsafe levels .
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Old March 13th, 2012, 01:43 PM
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Really? 1 meter away? You are safe at 2 inches, period. Don't ever worry about it.
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Old March 14th, 2012, 08:20 AM
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Sabretooth - good luck .
By the way , have you ever checked the RF levels with a serious detector ?
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Old March 14th, 2012, 05:03 PM
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As a I retired computer specialist and electrical engineer... don't worry about it.
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