Why phone SAR ratings are silly

November 27, 2022

The Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR, of a phone shows how much energy from radio frequency waves is absorbed by body parts – head, torso, whole body, etc. The idea is that phones can be certified as “safe”, while also allowing some sort of comparison between different phones. In reality, the whole thing is a bit of a bad joke. Even the FCC admits SAR is a pretty useless rating! Join me for another fascinating look inside our modern “Wireless Wonderland”! – FCC SAR Database: https://www.fcc.gov/oet/ea/fccid – FCC Guide to SAR: https://www.fcc.gov/consumers/guides/… More techie tips: https://scottiestech.info

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