Our Condolences go out to the family and friends of fellow pioneer in RF compliance Richard Strickland. He passed away on September 23 at age 72. He had a column “Spotlight on RF Safety” published in Radio World.
Richard was also the director of the RF safety business at Narda. He was program manager with the Nardalert XT RF personal monitor and decided on every aspect of that unit’s features and design.
This was a revolutionary product for personal RF safety and Richard’s contribution continues to be built upon today.
According to RF Safety Solutions webpage, Richard was the winner of the R & D 100 Award for the Nardalert XT RF Personal Monitor as he was the originator of this product. The R & D 100 Awards are given annually to the top 100 scientific and technological achievements in the world. They are frequently referred to as “the Nobel Prizes of Applied Research.”
RF, Radio frequency radiation, has many hazards and health concern. When used properly, meaning the site is correctly built and extensive surveys of the area have been completed, a cell tower should not harm the community below at all. The public has every right to be concerned and ask the questions they are asking.
Read this article to learn about a situation where concerns are being raised by a community and hopefully someone will educate the public and alleviate some of those concerns!