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Re: Measuring the EMF

Sat Mar 19, 2011 12:14 am

Happy to do it. I'm in the City.

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Re: Measuring the EMF

Mon Mar 21, 2011 11:24 am

In case anyone is interested, I measured the inside of the Leaf with my Geiger counter and found no levels of Alpha, Beta, or Gamma radiation over standard ambient background levels common in the SF area.

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Re: Measuring the EMF

Mon Mar 21, 2011 11:38 am

Paul,

I know Stefano had an EMF meter at the SCE meetup. He was measuring for fun both while charging and not. He also tested the Tesla and Mini-E. I don't remember his findings but if you ask him you could get some data. Probably not fully official but something.

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Re: Measuring the EMF

Mon Mar 21, 2011 1:14 pm

Ingineer wrote:In case anyone is interested, I measured the inside of the Leaf with my Geiger counter and found no levels of Alpha, Beta, or Gamma radiation over standard ambient background levels common in the SF area.

Phew! Thanks Phil! :D
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Re: Measuring the EMF

Tue Jun 07, 2011 10:50 pm

JessEV wrote:(Note: as a basic calibration I used the Triflow on my iPhone and laptops and house breaker box....
breaker box pegged at 100mG but drops off to 2mG at about 2 ft)


My house breaker box is just outside my bedroom wall, about 4 feet from where I sleep. When I add a circuit for charging my future Leaf, I'm a little concerned that my car charging at night will expose me to more EMF than I would like for 8 hours at a time. I did some web searching and found http://www.emfcenter.com where they mentioned that the breaker box (and home wiring) can be shielded to reduce EMF. Does anyone have any thoughts about this or know a San Francisco Bay Area contractor who would know how to do this?

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Re: Measuring the EMF

Wed Jun 08, 2011 6:22 pm

This is silly. The very low amount of 60hz magnetic energy coming from a panel is less than the earth's magnetic field at 4 feet, and overall the EM emissions are several orders of magnitude less than a cell phone.

If you are worried about that kind of stuff, your "safe bet" is to eschew all modern technology and move into the wilderness in Siberia or somewhere. I'm sure it will extend your life by many years! :-P
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Re: Measuring the EMF

Wed Jun 08, 2011 6:37 pm

Ingineer wrote:This is silly. The very low amount of 60hz magnetic energy coming from a panel is less than the earth's magnetic field at 4 feet, and overall the EM emissions are several orders of magnitude less than a cell phone.

If you are worried about that kind of stuff, your "safe bet" is to eschew all modern technology and move into the wilderness in Siberia or somewhere. I'm sure it will extend your life by many years! :-P



Thanks for putting some common sense into this thread, Ingineer. I agree 100% :roll:
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Re: Measuring the EMF

Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:32 am

I became curious after reading this thread and performed an interesting experiment last night. I ingested 20mg of Levitra, went out and sat in my Leaf during a 2-hour charging cycle and listening several times to a combination of The Doors' "LA Woman" and the Rolling Stones' "She's Like a Rainbow" (memories of my First Wife, the Italian Bitch from Vicenza). Then hurriedly came back into the house, presenting a rather grandiose protuberance to the ever-suffering Mama-San. I'm writing this note from the Emergency Room where they are preparing to commence treatment for that warned about "4-hours or more". In my case, we became somewhat alarmed after about 6-1/2 hours. Ahh, I see the nice doctor now, he is approaching with a rather large syringe and needle. He is smiling ...

I'll check back with you'all later ...

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Re: Measuring the EMF

Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:43 am

i guess if you fly planes, you have to be nuts. not as crazy as the guys who jump out of them, but nutty nevertheless
sorta like my father-in-law retired aviator.
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Re: Measuring the EMF

Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:53 am

thankyouOB wrote:i guess if you fly planes, you have to be nuts. not as crazy as the guys who jump out of them, but nutty nevertheless
sorta like my father-in-law retired aviator.



I know, I know ... I not only flew them but jumped out of them ... although never had to do that at the same time, so to speak. My Uncle Harold jumped his B25 someplace over Italy and carried the D-Ring and rip cord all they way with him back through enemy lines, with the Partisans and back to Scicily to his base -- only took him about 6 weeks. The rest of the crew went to a Stalag. The D-Ring is still framed and on the wall of his home. They were Giants in those days of War, we only followed in their shadows.
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