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Base Station

Vangie Beal
Last Updated May 24, 2021 7:36 am
Mobile phone base stations are low-power multi-channel two-way radios. When you talk on a mobile phone, you (and perhaps dozens of other people around you) are talking to a nearby base station. From that base station your phone call goes into the regular land-line phone system.
[Adapted from Mobile Phone Base Stations and Human Health]