Cell phone towers: For or Against?

T-Mobile to erect new cell tower at 14th & Hudson in Hoboken

Hoboken has quite a few cell phone towers around town from practically every carrier (AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint and even lesser known companies like MetroPCS).

One of the latest is an antenna from T-Mobile going up on the Vanguard North building at 14th & Hudson.

Some residents fear radiation and decreased property value

If you listen to government “experts,” they’ll tell you they’re nothing to worry about, and there are no hazards.

If you listen to those who don’t take the gub’mints word for it, they’ll tell you it’s a massive cover-up, and that the cell phone towers most certainly lead to cancers, birth defects and more. Plus, some residents fear that having a cell tower within spitting distance is an almost guarantee that your property value just went down – and will make selling your home much more difficult when the time comes.

What do you think? For or against?

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6 Comments on "Cell phone towers: For or Against?"

HGirl
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HGirl

Do you know when they plan to construct the tower? August/September? Has it already been approved?

bigman23
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bigman23

Great, I’m moving in to one of the top floors there next month… no wonder the rent was somewhat reasonable compared to other buildings in town

escaped68
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line your walls with aluminum foil.[quote comment=”208911″]Great, I’m moving in to one of the top floors there next month… no wonder the rent was somewhat reasonable compared to other buildings in town[/quote]

pollcatfactor
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pollcatfactor

As a precaution, just in case a study one day finds conclusive evidence that damage can be caused… do not touch your cell phone with anything that will get you within 3 inches of it… don’t keep it in your pocket, don’t dial with your fingers. Oh and while you’re at it, construct a signal blocking helmet so none of the cell phone waves, UHF, VHF, radio, WiFi, MiFi, bluetooth, IR TV remotes, HAM Radio, Airband, satellite TV, traffic control systems and etc that are constantly moving waves thru the skies in all directions and possibly thru you.

YipYap
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Don’t rent the top unit, and use a headset instead of putting the phone up to your head.

Continued exposure to local magnetic fields can cause brain DNA cells to self destruct. These magnetic fields tend to be small, a few inches from your cellphone when it it turned on and perhaps a few feet in diameter on larger electrical devices.

spiffy
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spiffy

The less dropped calls I get, the better. Bring on the cell towers!

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