Are microwaves transmitted by router modems?

  Drusen 15:34 22 Nov 06

Is it true that microwaves are transmitted by routers?

I've heard that somes schools no longer use them because of this.

Is it true?

This aside, which router-modem and pc adapter card/dongle would you recommend to buy?

  Aargh 16:01 22 Nov 06

Yes - radio waves at 2.4ghz - just like your cordless phone or microwave. We all wear cone shped htas lined with tinfoil on the networking forum!

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  oldal 16:36 22 Nov 06

Microwaves are usually defined to be between 1Ghz ( 30cm wavelength ) and 300 Ghz ( 1mm wavelength ) Routers use a frequency of around 2.4 Ghz which is within this band. Some schools are using cable instead of wireless networks due to fears over possible radiation effects.

  spuds 19:01 22 Nov 06

Scary subject about radiation. I see that some school's have taken the option of having mobile phone mast's removed from school premises.

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