February 27, 2018
Hi, I have spent hours searching online on how to use my new meter and apart from reviews and videos of how to use it there is no information as to what the readings mean. I realise that I’m probably missing something that is right in front of my face but that’s what happens with this sensitivity, your brain turns to mush. For some reason in the last few weeks my body has become ultra sensitive again after a few years of not being too bad. I don’t know why. The last house we lived in I created a sanctuary with carbon painted and earthed walls, shielding curtains etc and that was great. This house is rented and we can’t go that far. The first 2 years we had a blueshield plug-in which seemed to work. I changed that at the end of last year to an Earthcalm plug-in and I have been getting progressively worse again. I gave my friend the BlueShield. Anyway, so in the ED88 mode that I figure is the one that is reading output from my smart meter (which is on my bedroom wall farthest from the bed) I took readings for 5 mins. There was a very definite pulse that would go from the teens then jump to say 0.5684 then back down then 0.3176, down, 0.4918, down, 0.2831, down, 2.409, down, 0.3999.. I have no idea if this a very high reading or not. Could someone please tell me? Some really weird readings around the house too. My son has a pulse near his bed but I can’t identify the reason and there is a really high hotspot in my hall way outside the loo! The only thing I can think of for that is an unused Foxtel antenna on the roof
February 12, 2016
Hi lounenn and welcome to the forum. Without knowing what you are measuring and what units you are quoting it’s difficult to comment on these readings. The Building Biology guidelines may be helpful as they provide reference levels for all types of fields –
I expect you’ve looked on the main site here for info about the Cornet meters.
I have tried some of the devices you refer to. I tried the personal Blueshield and it made me so ill that I returned it immediately. I think the Earthcalm plugin may be helpful but we can’t use it because my partner cannot stand it. It does seem to be a common experience that these things may help for a while but then seem to cause problems. As always, your own sensitivity has to be your guide – if something is affecting you then it doesn’t matter what the meters say. The challenge then is to work out what it might be – this is where the meters can be very helpful. Or are you able to get a Building Biologist with a complete set of meters to assess the property and see if there is anything you can do? Rented properties can be difficult.
Anecdotal evidence suggests that smart meters are very problematic for some sensitive people. If it’s the radio frequency component which is bothering you it may be possible to shield the wall behind the meter. Tin foil is reasonably effective and can be tried cheaply and easily as an experiment.
Hotspots can occur anywhere in a building, depending on the source of the signal(s) and the topography – they can be created by reflection off walls, interference between incoming signals, etc
February 27, 2018
Thanks for that reply. I was in the ED88 mode of the cornet that measures in mw/m2. The pdf was helpful. On the same setting I measured my Google pixel phone and got a reading of over 800.. Now I know what has been causing all the problems with my left side. So now I’m going to ditch mobiles all together too. I do have some carbon paint left over that I thought of painting the inside of the meter box with. perhaps if I put some aluminium foil on the back of the meter (on my bedroom wall) this might help a little? I might contact my friend to see if she will sway the blueshield with the earthcalm to test whether it’s the new earthcalm that’s made me worse. Anyway thanks for replying!