Base station survey - Maidstone VIC
The maximum level of RF EME from this base station (full power) determined from measurements at locations around this site was 0. 559% of the ARPANSA Standard limit for public exposure.
The highest level of RF EME from all nearby base stations actually measured at a location near this site was 0.179% of the ARPANSA Standard limit for public exposure.
The Environmental EME Report for this site (dated 12/01/2010) lists the maximum EME level as 0.47% of the ARPANSA Standard limit for public exposure.
Base station address: 31A Hampstead Road, Maidstone VIC (See in Google maps). These measurements were taken on Friday 4 and Monday 7 May 2012.
Details of this installation are available by visiting the Mobile Carriers Forum (MCF) - Radio Frequency National Site Archive website. Login as a guest and search for site number 3012003.
This table lists the range of RF EME values from the services present at this site measured at the location with the highest average value. An explanation of this table is here.
|Operator/Service||Frequency Band||Location||Low Power
|Telstra WCDMA||870 - 890 MHz||5||0.669 - 1.642||7.338 - 18.000||4250||0.173 - 0.424|
|Telstra GSM900||935 - 960 MHz||1||1.020 - 5.595||3.059 - 16.786||4500||0.068 - 0.373|
|Telstra GSM1800||1805 - 1880 MHz||1||0.245 - 0.388||0.490 - 0.776||9000||0.005 - 0.009|
|Combined||1||2.218 - 6.613||12.883 - 25.050||0.290 - 0.559|
This table lists the range of RF EME values for each of the mobile phone downlink bands measured at location 1. An explanation of this table is here.
|870 - 890 MHz||WCDMA850||0.652 - 1.441||4250||0.015 - 0.034|
|935 - 960 MHz||GSM900||1.498 - 6.686||4500||0.033 - 0.149|
|1805 - 1880 MHz||GSM1800||0.992 - 1.520||9000||0.011 - 0.017|
|2110 - 2170 MHz||UMTS2100||0.009 - 0.019||10000||< 0.001|
|Combined||8.476 - 21.562||0.069 - 0.179|
|Location number||Photo||Distance to antennas|
For this base station the measurement of demodulated pilot signals of the spread-spectrum technologies (CDMA, UMTS or WCDMA) was not performed. Extrapolation was done assuming that only the pilot signal was present when in fact a mixture of pilot and traffic signals contributed to the measured value. This assumption leads to over-estimates of the actual RF EME levels, typically by a factor of 2 to 5.
Further details may be obtained in the ARPANSA commentary on base station RF survey results.