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On Oct 22, 2009, at 12:00 AM, Conrad Harrison wrote:

Not sure how true the story is. But kept everyone away from all the existing antennas installed on the roof tops and towers. I recollect there were three hazard zones for the antennas, the smallest and closest to the antenna, had
a safe exposure time of less than 2 minutes.

I expect it's basically true. There were many instances of sailors getting awful burns that they never felt when they were working around radar transmitters. There are all sorts of references to microwave safety all over the web. Which is not counting the tales of cell phones that cause all sorts of ills.

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