Exposure to UHF Electromagnetic Radiation in Urban Areas

  • A. PastravEmail author
  • P. Dolea
  • E. Puschita
  • C. Codau
  • T. Palade
  • I. Palade
Conference paper
Part of the IFMBE Proceedings book series (IFMBE, volume 71)


Employing various wireless technologies in everyday activities has increased the quality of life, exposing us to an increasing amount of electromagnetic radiation. In urban areas the electromagnetic pollution is more significant for the common mobile communication frequency bands because of the multitude of base stations deployed to serve a large amount of users. As such, when deploying new telecommunication sites, the operators must comply with the regulations and be aware of the existing EM background. This paper presents an overview of health risks for these frequency bands and focuses on the evaluation of the electromagnetic radiation while performing a measurement campaign in the central area of Cluj-Napoca for the 700–1000 MHz frequency range.


Electromagnetic pollution Electromagnetic radiation Spectrum analyzer 



This paper was partially supported by a grant of the Ministry of Innovation and Research, UEFISCDI, project number 6 Sol/2017 within PNCDI III, and by a grant of the Ministry of National Education and Scientific Research, RDI Programme for Space Technology and Advanced Research—STAR, project number 116/2016.

Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Pastrav
    • 1
    Email author
  • P. Dolea
    • 1
  • E. Puschita
    • 1
  • C. Codau
    • 1
  • T. Palade
    • 1
  • I. Palade
    • 2
  1. 1.Communications DepartmentTechnical University of Cluj-NapocaCluj-NapocaRomania
  2. 2.“Iuliu Hatieganu” University of Medicine and PharmacyCluj-NapocaRomania

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