Accession Number : AD0773402

Title :   Microwave Oven Radiations: Information Paper.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION OKLAHOMA CITY OKLA AERONAUTICAL CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Davis,J. A.

Report Date : NOV 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 63

Abstract : There is concern about possible health hazards from the operation of microwave ovens in aircraft, particularly to persons wearing a heart pacing device. While certain magazine articles and periodicals have warned of possible hazards, knowledgeable personnel generally minimized the concern. This paper discusses microwave oven radiations and includes guidance on engineering evaluation of aircraft microwave oven installations.

Descriptors :   *Microwave ovens, *Health physics, Safety, Aircraft, Installation, Engineering, Maintenance

Subject Categories : Radiobiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE