Atmospheric Exposure of Electromagnetic Radiation from Cellular Mobile Base Station Antennas to Its Vicinity- a Case Study

  • Jyotirmay Tewary
  • Pratik Dey
  • Amitesh Das
  • Kousik RoyEmail author
  • Susanta Kumar Parui
Conference paper
Part of the Learning and Analytics in Intelligent Systems book series (LAIS, volume 12)


With enormous development in the field of communication, the atmospheric exposure of electromagnetic radiation from mobile base station antenna and its associated health hazards have now led to the growth of public concern for human exposure to Electromagnetic field (EMF) and its various health effects. Mobile communication antennas, mounted on the base transceiver station (BTS), are designed to radiate in a directional pattern into highly populated zones. The whole biological systems of our environment are now affected due to electromagnetic radiation from BTS in its surroundings. The prime objective of this study is to investigate the variation of power density and electric field in the vicinity of mast at different distances and height from two individual BTS situated at separate locations and the trend of the received radiation exposure level was analyzed.


Base Transceiver Station Electromagnetic radiation Power density Electric field Health consequences 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jyotirmay Tewary
    • 1
  • Pratik Dey
    • 2
  • Amitesh Das
    • 1
  • Kousik Roy
    • 3
    Email author
  • Susanta Kumar Parui
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringBengal College of Engineering and TechnologyDurgapurIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringMaulana Abul Kalam Azad University of TechnologyKolkataIndia
  3. 3.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringAsansol Engineering CollegeAsansolIndia
  4. 4.Department of Electronics and Tele Communication EngineeringIndian Institute of Engineering Science and TechnologyShibpurIndia

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