Radio Frequency Emissions
This paper provides information regarding Radio Frequency (RF) emissions and the spectrum of frequencies one is exposed to almost daily. Specifically, the authors address RF emissions from Silver Spring Networks' Advanced Metering Devices for smart meter communications. With an eye toward resolving concerns about RF emissions, this document presents a framework for RF emissions and the critical role it plays in the people daily communication systems, such as police and fire radio systems, pagers, radio and television broadcasts, and cellular telephones. In their homes, they have grown accustomed to cordless phones, wireless networks, garage door openers, baby monitors, microwave ovens, and their PC's - all of which utilize and emit RF energy.