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Is 5G Proposed for Coronado The Last Nail In The Coffin?

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Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019 10:42 am

I was curious about the EMR (electromagnetic radiation) output of canisters already installed in Coronado and at what range they would register. I purchased a meter that reads EMR and tells you if a range is safe or not. It shows you that something is in the green (safe), yellow (beware) or red (danger!) zone and also gives you the number of where it falls in that zone. If you went for a walk in the mountains or back country, you would get an EMR reading of zero. As many scientists have stated in their analysis of EMR, it does not occur in nature and is totally man-made. Their articles also mention that we, as human beings, have not evolved to handle it.

A reading of 0.0003 (that translates to 3/1000s of a milliwatt per meter squared) is considered a safe range for the sensitive population. These are people who cannot tolerate exposure as well as others and include pregnant women, infants, children, elderly, and those with existing health problems.

Then I went on a little adventure around town. I had a list of the cellular antenna locations in Coronado and there were eight locations but only a few were listed as complete. A reading must fall below .0060 to remain in the safe zone. Did I find any safe zones? No. Here are the results:

Seventh Street near Adella (near roundabout playground) - .5271 - Red

Alameda and Tenth Street (Street light) – 5.6 – Red

Alameda and Marina – 10.597 - Red

I metered three locations and none of the three were safe readings. All three were danger readings and that does not bode well for the future of Coronado. I would not want to take children to the playground near the roundabout because it was in the line-of-site of the Seventh Street antenna and that reading fell in the danger zone. The Alameda and Marina location was the most frightening. It registered 3,333 times the recommended amount for sensitive populations. Needless to say, I won’t be walking Alameda Boulevard with my dogs ever again.

These existing towers are all 4G but will be converted to 5G as soon as the technology is available, probably in a year or two. AT&T is trying to get this infrastructure in place so that it’s an easy conversion to 5G. My meter can’t even read 5G, those meters cost tens of thousands so most of the population probably won’t ever know how bad it is and what they’re being exposed to 24/7 until its too late.

Even scarier is the fact the four antennas proposed to be installed and voted on today are all canister antennas exactly like the one at Alameda and Marina. If this concerns you also, come to the City Council meeting today, Tuesday, May 21. If you can’t attend, I hope you’ll write them an email to let them know your concerns: (,,,, For more info on this subject, go to Stop 5G Coronado Now on facebook. I have a map on there of the eleven new antennas to be installed. Looking at the “poor coverage” areas on the map, I would have to believe that there are more antennas coming. Maybe one in your neighborhood!

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