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Smart Meter Warning

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Most Important Post For Virginia

Homeowners on Smart Meters: You probably didn't even know that your electric company came out and replaced your existing Non-Communicating Meter with a "Smart Meter", if this is the case I have included here a photo of it so you can walk outside of your home and check to see if you have it.

❓❓What is a Smart Meter? A smart meter is very similar to the traditional meter on your home in that it measures and records energy consumption data. However, the smart meter differs because it’s a digital device that can communicate remotely with your utility. A smart meter sends out blasts of up to 60,000 micro-watts per square meter of Radio Frequency (RF) Radiation (which is 60 times the U.S. safety limit) every 30 to 45 seconds

PERSPECTIVE 1: IoT-based Smart Metering to Create Smarter and Connected Cities, healthier environment, faster power outage detection, and more accurate electric bills. 

Click HERE => Factsheet of all the benefits:

Concerns have been raised about the safety of smart meters, mainly because they give off the same kinds of radiofrequency (RF) waves as cell phones, entire cell towers and Wi-Fi devices.

PERSPECTIVE 2: Smart meters increase risk of cancer, deep sleep problems, headaches, nausea, anxiety, heart palpitations, tinnitus and ear pain, concentration and memory problems, dizziness, immune, nervous and hormonal system impacts and the smart meter can be easily hacked.

Public Health Physician takes a stand:
- It's used as a surveillance device

- Your body after exposure to smart meters

- Overbilling/inaccurate billing

- Appliance burnout

- Creates dirty electricity

What you can do to protect yourself?
1. OPT-OUT: Non-communicating meter:
**opting out may require $50-$150 one time fee

2. EMF Protection Paint

3. Install a smart meter guard:

4. Install a In House Router Guard

5. How to install the smart meter cover

6. Measure your current radiation levels

**A wireless smart meter produces radiofrequency microwave radiation with two antennas in approximately the same frequency range (900 MHz to 2.4 GHz) as a typical cell tower.

**Smart meter pulses can average 9,600 times a day, and up to 190,000 signals a day. Cell phones only pulse when they are on. Am I just scaring you? NO ...but I am also not sticking my head in the sand, as a professional Real Estate Agent for the last 20 years, I want to keep you informed on what is out there.

Do I have a smart meter at my house? Yes, and I have recently requested for it to be removed and replaced with a non-communicating meter - took 2 weeks and they removed it.

How to get it removed?
Contact Dominion Electric and request a non-communicating meter to be installed (you have the right to do this), it has also been recorded that electric bills have drastically been reduced after doing this. If you live in an apartment complex, you could potentially be sleeping beside 7-14 smart meters all lumped together.

This post is meant to be informative, Do your own research, know your options - ALWAYS!

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