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Can safety limits be exceeded if several persons use mobile phones in a railway compartment?

A publication in a Japanese scientific journal suggests that internationally recommended limit values can be exceeded if in a railway compartment several persons use a mobile phone. The Federal Office for Radiation Protection transferred the study to the German setting and evaluated it.

It can be stated that the assumptions made by the author are not realistic especially in terms of neglecting attenuation of radio waves by objects and subjects within the passenger compartment. With realistic assumptions a violation of safety values seems extremely unlikely.

State of 2017.01.30

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