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Involuntary human hand movements due to FM radio waves in a moving van.
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PMID:  21616774     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Finland TRACT Involuntary movements of hands in a moving van on a public road were studied to clarify the possible role of frequency modulated radio waves on driving. The signals were measured in a direct 2 km test segment of an international road during repeated drives to both directions. Test subjects (n=4) had an ability to sense radio frequency field intensity variations of the environment. They were sitting in a minivan with arm movement detectors in their hands. A potentiometer was used to register the hand movements to a computer which simultaneously collected data on the amplitude of the RF signal of the local FM tower 30 km distance at a frequency of about 100 MHz. Involuntary hand movements of the test subjects correlated with electromagnetic field, i.e. FM radio wave intensity measured. They reacted also on the place of a geomagnetic anomaly crossing the road, which was found on the basis of these recordings and confirmed by the public geological maps of the area.In conclusion, RF irradiation seems to affect the human hand reflexes of sensitive persons in a moving van along a normal public road which may have significance in traffic safety.
Authors:
P Huttunen; A Savinainen; Osmo Hänninen; R Myllylä
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta physiologica Hungarica     Volume:  98     ISSN:  0231-424X     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Physiol Hung     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-05-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8309201     Medline TA:  Acta Physiol Hung     Country:  Hungary    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  157-64     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
University of Oulu Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, Optoelectronics and Measurement Techniques Laboratory Oulu Finland.
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