Letter: Know your rights with smart meters

The Daily Astorian

Letter: Know your rights with smart meters

Amy Gunn re smart meters

Published on November 15, 2018 8:09AM

Hey property owners: Know your rights. Power companies are installing “smart meters,” and you have the right to opt out. Get informed. Learn the pros and cons of smart meters. Make the decision before it is made for you.

Amy Gunn

Seaside

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Let’s look at why we do not need smart meters.
#1 A smart meter will hurt or even KILL disabled homeowners who have disabled medical implants. The average of deaths by smart meter radiation and smart meter fires is almost 100 every month in North America.

#2 Did you know if your power company “turned off” the power to your home when they did a smart meter install, your chance of a smart meter fire increased by a factor of 10,000.

#3 Your power company has access to all of you private power information. Eg When you make tea, when you turn on your alarm etc. This private information is sold to Google for huge sums of money. Ask your power company what the second radio transmitter in your smart meter does. (ZigBee)

#4 A smart meter will cause cancer to return if your family members who are fighting cancer at home. If they come home from the hospital and sleep near a smart meter, they will die. Check with the US Cancer Society website.

#5 Smart Meter RADIATION will turn off breakers in your home. Both AFCI’s and GFI’s get turned off by the radiation from the smart meter.

#6 You smart meter is very accurate, BUT, the software (firmware) is programmable. Your bill has nothing to do with the power you use.

#7 Smart meter radiation is breaking Ionic Bonding.

#8 A huge expenditure for a huge loss. Billions of dollars to purchase something that does not general generate any power and each smart meter need 4 watts to operate. One million smart meters use 4,000 KILOWATTS of energy to operate.

#9 The second radio transmitter is for ZigBee. If you want your power company to MONITOR your home 24/7, then you are in luck. Don’t forget, this private information will be sold. Why do you think your power company spends

BILLIONS of dollars and does not generate one watt of extra power to sell?

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The best way out means they WON..

 

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I wish I could have you demand PPL not do this to me. In Pennsylvania, we dont have the right to opt out. If I refuse the smart meter, they will shut off my power and not sell me electricity. I am very upset. Sometimes it seems like suicide would be the best way out.

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ALUMINUM FOIL AND SPACE BLANKET
Here are TWO things you can do to help.
#1 WRAP YOUR SMART METER IN ALUMINUM FOIL
#2 BUY A $3 SPACE BLANKET AND PIN IT TO THE INSIDE WALL THAT HAS THE SMART METER ON IT
How to test your space blanket, borrow a cell phone that is on and working
Wrap the cell phone in the space blanket at least twice Call that cell phone and see if it rings
IF IT RINGS, BUY ANOTHER SPACE BLANKET FROM A DIFFERENT STORE
if the cell phone doesn’t ring, then pin that SPACE BLANKET up on the inside wall, opposite of the smart meter that is on the outside wall
I LIKE THE SILVER ONE SIDE AND GOLD ON THE OTHER SIDE
Don’t forget to have your children to draw pictures of people DYING from the extremely high levels of radiation
PS, If your power company complains do this
#1 Ask to see their license to operate a commercial, meshed network, FHSS, AMI7 radio transmitter
#2 When they complain about the contract says, then ask to see the copy that had your signature on it.
And if all else fails, ask for a copy of the CERTIFCATION EXHIBIT so you can find out what the DO NOT INSTALL DISTANCE is according to the FCC report

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    I bought a meter to measure. The new smart meter is not installed yet. They will get to my county some time between January and June 2019. I posted a notice on my front door, on the meter itself, I mailed them in writing that I do not consent. I have a minor capacity for solar.. but would need 22x what I currently have operational. Of the 50 states, just 1 or 2 do not allow one to opt out. When they told me I cant and how safe it is-  I flat out said that is a lie. I don’t know why I feel so strongly about this issue- it is tho MY HOME. The meter is inches or a few feet from where my head is 15 hours a day. They have some nerve.

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      Licence-exempt Radio Apparatus (All Frequency Bands): Category I Equipment RSS-210
      A8.4 Transmitter Output Power and e.i.r.p. Requirements
      (1) For frequency hopping systems operating in the band 902-928 MHz, the maximum peak conducted output power shall not exceed 1.0 W, and the e.i.r.p. shall not exceed 4 W if the hopset uses 50 or more hopping channels; the maximum peak conducted output power shall not exceed 0.25 W, and the e.i.r.p. shall not exceed 1 W if the hopset uses less than 50 hopping channels.
      (4) For systems employing digital modulation techniques operating in the bands 902-928 MHz, 2400-2483.5 MHz and 5725-5850 MHz, the maximum peak conducted output power shall not exceed 1 W. Except as provided in Section A8.4 (5), the e.i.r.p. shall not exceed 4 W.

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      I have some 28 gauge galvanized steel to work with. I have 3 sheets of it, 2×3 feet. Then assorted smaller peices. I might also box in my bed- with materials.

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        If you are running solar, demand a “NET METER”

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        Google “Anti-smart meter” on You Tube.
        Frederique Zug is my cousin. Lots of links there.

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        Ask them what the DISTANCE TO COMPLIANCE is for your smart meter. It is a RADIO TRANSMITTER and the FCC’s rules have to be followed. If they can’t tell you, then tell them to come back when the do have the RULES, I have given you several links but this newspaper will NOT publish my links. 99.5% of power companies will threaten these newspapers with pulling advertising monies. It’s worst than you think it is.

      http://www.dailyastorian.com/letters/20181115/letter-know-your-rights-with-smart-meters

  • Citizens question Commissioners on smart meters

    Citizens question Commissioners on smart meters

     

    Yesterday the Jackson county board of county commissioners met as part of their regular week, planning to discuss permits and agreements.

    But residents showed up to air what was on their mind instead – smart meters.

    After Josephine County passed an ordinance allowing their residents to opt out of the program, some citizens in Jackson County want to follow suit.

    However, Josephine County’s move was followed by legal threats from the Oregon Public Utilities Commission, leaving some cautious it could also get Jackson County in a tricky situation.

    “We do care about what’s going on. The issue is – as Commissioner Dyer pointed out – the respectful way we can approach this within legal guidance,” says Commissioner Bob Strosser.

    Commissioner Strosser said that the board of commissioners has been active in voicing the concerns of their citizens to the public utilities commission through a public letter and other correspondence.

    But at the same time, they’re dealing with conflicting data and legal uncertainties, and are trying to be judicious about how they use public money to resolve the issues.

    https://ktvl.com/news/local/citizens-question-commissioners-on-smart-meters

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