Cell Phones and Cell Phone Antennas

The State of Maine Radiation Control Program does not regulate cell phones or cell phone base station antennas. This page is only designed to serve as a reference point to answer questions you may have about present research related to cell phones. Cell phones and paging systems as well as wireless phones and computer networks all communicate by electro-magnetic waves in a wide area of the spectrum called radio frequencies or (RF). These are often referred to as radio waves.

World Health Organization EMF page

Fact Sheet on EMF (radio frequencies)

Electro-Magnetic Hypersensitivity (EHS)

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Consumer Information on cell phones

Children and Cell Phones

Health Issues


Federal Communications Commission

Radio-frequency Safety

Wireless Phones

American Cancer Society

National Institute of Health - National Institute of Environmental Heatlh SciencesNational Toxicology Program information regarding upcoming studies