Concerns

  • The location and erection of base stations has been the cause of public reaction.

  • Base stations in particular macrocell masts are large obvious structures, 15m lattice towers with antennae located at the top are typical.

  • Fears about possible health effects

Public reaction may be categorized as follows:

  • Concern about possible property depreciation

  • Unease about the visual impact of the tower

  • Reservation about the information provided about exposure levels in the vicinity of the base station

  • Unease about being confronted with a fait accompli