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by Ann Bender
There are several types of EMF detectors from the light up K-2, digital detectors, to an array of others. Before using your detector you should read all of the instructions to understand what frequencies your detector is limited to and how to obtain measurements. Some people are able to control the digital readings much like Bio-feedback programs train people.
Another important area of EMF is to understand the earth's and human's natural readings and fluctuations in the area you are investigating. Atmospheric conditions also enter into this equation, depending on altitude, location, time of year, and solar storms present or not.
Since a Trifield is best used in SUM mode and stationary, using a digital to screen an area is advisable to remain time efficient. Also, a digital detector can move more quickly than a Trifield. Known electrical outlets and electronics can be recorded for ranges out of healthy range. As a rule, any reading over 99.9 should be considered unhealthy and a source for health concern. Symptoms range from headaches, fatigue, dizziness, paranoia, cancer, to hallucinations.
As with any device, check the batteries before starting. Any area of fluctuation should be re-evaluated using a Trifield. Remember to use the detector high, low, and in areas in between. Ask the resident if they know what year the wiring was done. Any wiring before 1940 is not insulated like our modern outlets. Look for 2 prong verses 3 prong outlets, but know this still may not indicate if the wiring is truly grounded. You can use an inexpensive grounding detector by just plugging it in.
Be aware of cold spots in one particular area and measure for EMF differences in locations that a source cannot be identified.
Never rely on any one piece of equipment! Use your common sense and look for other variances when an event cannot be readily explained.
Always fall back on your common sense. If you discover an explainable physical danger, contact your local fire department.
The TriField Natural EM Meter was designed to do field measurements for special research. It detects changes in extremely weak static [DC (direct current) or "natural"] electric and magnetic fields. It also detects signals with both a tone and the movement of a needle-type gauge if either the electric or magnetic field changes from previous levels.
A radio and microwave detector is also included, which reads radio power directly. Because man-made AC (alternating current) electric and magnetic fields are very common and could interfere with readings of static fields, the meter has been designed to ignore AC fields. Normal construction materials don't block magnetic fields, so the meter can be placed indoors and will work equally well, and due to the built-in tone, it can be used in the dark, and will sound the tone at whatever level of field the user sets. It operates on a standard 9-volt battery. Therefore, the “battery check” feature must be used prior to investigating.
The meter is sensitive to changes of as little as 0.5% of the strength of the Earth's magnetic field, and the tone will sound whether the field increases or decreases. This meter can also be used to determine if anything is magnetized. The Natural EM Meter can detect geomagnetic storms caused by unusual solar activity interacting with the ionosphere (which results in rapid changes of up to 10% in the Earth's magnetic field), as well as the electrical activity of ordinary thunderstorms. It will signal the movement of any distant, strong magnetic sources in the sky, even if the sky is cloudy or the source dips behind a hill. When the dial is set to ELECTRIC, the meter is sensitive to electric fields as weak as 3 V/m (volts per meter). Human beings and animals usually emit an electric field which is easily detectable using the Natural EM Meter. In fact, the meter can be used as a motion-activated intruder alarm.
Type of Energy Effect or Field RADIO/MICROWAVE The radio/microwave detector is sensitive from 100,000 to 2.5 billion oscillations per second (100 KHz to 2.5 GHz) and can detect strong or unusual atmospheric electrical activity. It can also detect leaky microwave ovens, cellular or portable phones, walkie-talkies and concealed surveillance bugs. Its minimum and maximum detectable signal strengths are 0.01 milliwatt/cm2 and 1 milliwatt/cm2 respectively.
The SUM setting adds together the electric and magnetic fields and detects if either field changes. The meter is used to find a disturbance in either type of field, but in the SUM setting it can generally detect if a person approaches to within five or ten feet, even on the other side of a wall. For this reason, this model is preferred for parapsychological research, when, for example, a room to be measured is known to be vacant for an extended period (except for experimenters, who remain relatively still for that period).
• Designed to do field measurements for special research
• Detects changes in extremely weak static (DC or "natural") electric and magnetic fields
• Radio and microwave detector
• Standard 9-volt battery
• Can detect geomagnetic storms caused by unusual solar activity
• Can be used as a motion-activated intruder alarm
• Detect leaky microwave ovens, cellular or portable phones, walkie-talkies and concealed surveillance bugs
Geomagnetic storms caused by unusual solar activity interacting with the ionosphere
Human beings and animals
Cellular or portable phones
Pacemaker interference identification
Concealed surveillance bugs
Parapsychological research (Ghost Detector)
While these are fantastic for more rapid screening, they are sensitive to EMF from electricity and people. Some people have the ability to effect a change in numbers. This is done in the same way that a person with psycho-kinetic ability can spin a piece of paper suspended on a paperclip. Also, solar flares that can disrupt radio communications can be detected this way.
This is useful when there is a concentrated area of elevated EMF in a spherical shape that moves. A Trifield needs to be held still, while a slowly moving reading can be obtained with this tool. Any tool will not take readings from fast moving objects with any accuracy.
When to obtain EMF readings:
• Obvious signs of a “fear cage” in the room slept in.
• Complaints of headaches.
• Visible high tensions wires outside.
• Signs of old or dated electrical wiring.
• Unusual happenings are concentrated in one room.
• A certain area has high lots of electrical equipment.
• Any time the investigator wants to correlate data with images taken or experiences.
What amount of EMF is too much?
Amazingly, there is no firm answer to this growing public health question. That is mostly because we are all different as humans. Some people are very sensitive to EMF and actually become ill from levels of any kind. Others get severe headaches to being exposed to high concentrations of EMF. Some argue that cancer is a possible outcome of being exposed to EMF. What all the text agrees on is that distance is your friend. It’s no different than how distance is your safe guard with radiation. Some manufactures offer reasonable EMF protection in electrical appliances. However, if your product is made in a country without those regulations, no insulation may be present.
What can we do to protect ourselves?
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