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French woman gets €800 a month for electromagnetic-field 'disability'

Phil O'Sophical Silver badge

Re: Microwave oven

Microwave overs and phones are completely different animals, for two main reasons:

- An average oven puts out 800+ Watts, compared to a phone's ~1W on cellular frequences, and less for WiFi

- The frequencies are not "much the same". Microwaves are specifically tuned to a resonant frequency of water molecules, even a small change to that frequency completely loses the effect. WiFi in the 2.4GHz ISM band is on microwave oven frequencies, at very low power, but 2G/3G/4G cellular isn't close enough to be significant.

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