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“Smart” Meter Part II or Which Trail to Take?

Written by Drew Heskin

I’m not a scientist, a lawyer or a politician. I’m not an expert writer. I am, in fact, a dog musher.


As a musher, it’s imperative that I pick a lead dog that not only keeps the dogs lined out, but one that can find the way home or to safety when needed.  In this article, I choose you to be the lead dog and you can make that crucial decision – that is, which trail to take?


The trail you are on today is a series of black printed letters – choose “gee” or “haw.”



Claimed by CTIA (a trade association representing the wireless communications industry in the United States) in the first part of this series:

“…nearly everything can and will become a wireless device.”


Your new “smart” meter is installed, while you are at work. Your new “smart” meter starts connecting with meters down the road and to your neighbors water meter and their gas meter, as well as your own.


Your smart meter starts connecting to whatever it can connect to. There are two different types of antennae in smart meters being deployed now, here in Fairbanks – 2.4 gHz wavelength on the HAN (Home Area Network) and 700-900 kHz for transmission to repeaters.


Some smart meters are “aggregators” and use additional amounts of power each day as they relay the signals of dozens or hundreds of other meters.


What else is connected? Your printer, their printer?  Yes.  The sink? Definitely, yes. Socks? Yes. Everything, plugged in or not, according to the CTIA will be hooked up to the IOT, or “internet of things.”  Even the sweat glands in your skin are now considered effective “helical antennae.”


“Given the length of the ducts, which would have to be just a fraction of a millimeter, the structure would have a resonant frequency of around 100 GHz.”[1]


This is one of the target frequencies of the new 5G wifi system being deployed, now,  but back to the “smart” meters.


Your new “smart” meter will be theoretically hackable by a Russian agent based in Siberia or a hacker from North Korea. But, the power company says they use acceptable security and you are safe, today.


Now, if you want, from Hawaii you can tell your sink at your home in Fairbanks to drip slowly – via an app on your iPhone – so your waterlines don’t freeze in the cold weather. No need to depend on a neighbor or friend for help because everything is connected.


Well, not people with real human face to face interactions – but the connection of “things.”   The new “smart” meter in your home is a necessary component for everything you own and your own vital statistics to reach out connect to the IOT.


An example of a specific implementation of this technology now in use in homes all over the U.S. is an app that transforms the iPhone itself into an “ankle monitor.”  This app will keep tabs on you and keep you captive in your own home.



A government’s vendor website touts:



More Effective & Complete Electronic Monitoring–without actual Ankle Bracelets!

Unlock the future of house arrest monitoring.[2]


Back to the 5G. 5th generation wireless systems are the proposed telecommunications standards beyond the current 4G, operating in the millimeter wave bands (28, 38, 60, up to 300 gHz).


Your new “smart” meter may adapt and be used to help relay these future mm signals for “smart” cars, surveillance and control systems and also contribute to the further growth of the block chain (cryptocurrencies.)


Did you “opt in,” or was your old, reliable electric meter replaced while you were away?


The human body is a complex bioelectric organism highly susceptible to electromagnetic energies and fields.[3] Studies have shown that cells in your eye respond to wavelengths outside visual spectrum.[4]


From sunlight to darkened room, your pupils are 2-8 mm wide, allowing in electromagnetic energy with the same or smaller wavelength.  60 gHz (or 5 mm) is one proposed wavelengths for the new 5G transmissions.  At this wavelength, the waves can pass through your pupil and reach your retina – signaling the cranial nerve (which communicates directly with visual centers in the brain.)


This is called Optical Magnetic Stimulation or OMS. (Okay, I just made up that acronym – but that doesn’t mean it’s not an actual phenomenon)


Nissan’s latest model of car utilizes it’s new “brain to vehicle” system which taps into a driver’s neurological activity.  This “B2V” system and can now read your mind as a safety feature, to prevent accidents (Now I didn’t make that one up.)


“The neural interface, not only improves reaction times, but also manages cabin comforts based on signals it takes from your brain.”[5]


Honda’s NeuV is a mini electric concept car with emotional intelligence – if it thinks you are sad this “car” will offer to stop at your favorite coffee shop on the way to work and buy your favorite libation – to cheer you up.


Specific thoughts can be transferred into your brain using electromagnetic energy. Alternatively, your thoughts can be interpreted by computers and can facilitate purposeful motion in the world.


This is not a future episode of the Twilight Zone, this is, in fact, today’s proven technology.


Researchers are now building a device that can watch the firing of certain neurons in the brains of physically disabled people, so that when a person has a thought such as, “I want to move my right hand.” The device will then respond by triggering the right hand to move.


The natural extension of this research will ultimately be the development of devices that can read our thoughts and emotions on a continuous basis, everywhere.  At that point, our consciousness will be in the cloud.


That is the “why” in the trail you must consider, are you willing to allow your thoughts to be ported into the IOT,  filtered and processed.  All of your thoughts vetted and then either “allowed” or “not allowed” to facilitate happenings in the world?


The Telecommunications Act of 1996 paved the way for cell towers to be placed anywhere, regardless of health consequences when the wavelength of the transmissions at the time were 800/1900 MHz.


Today, the same rules for placement of cell towers still apply – even though the RF wavelengths and the power requirements for their transmission are drastically different.


The new towers will “focus” their beams from tower to tower and there will be many, many more of them.  Two million new towers are slated for the U.S. in the new 5G mesh deployment over the next two years.


… a global network of information and communication which by it’s digital nature could be centrally controlled – not by other people, but by algorithms and AI.[6]


A high-speed wireless system is required to facilitate all of this, to create a living, breathing, responsive cloud.  This can only be accomplished by installing millions of new “micro-cell” towers and foisting untested (in regards to health) high-speed mm wave technology upon everything, everywhere – and I do believe the “smart” meters are going to play a pivotal role in this transition.



I almost forgot, there is  another trail that we could choose to take.


“Opt out,” call GVEA and let them know you are not interested in the “free” upgrade to a “smart” meter.  Tell them your reliable analog meter works just fine.


If they insist and threaten to shut down your power, you have a choice to make. Either run an alternative power supply to your home or hook up your dog team, hit the frozen trail and let your lead dog find the way to an old trapper’s cabin or to some other safe place – far away from the electronic smog.


I’m a musher, not a scientist, nor a politician. Thanks for reading, but I should probably to get back to “scooping” – the never ending story.

[1] Physics World, Apr. 8, 2008, http://physicsworld.com/cws/article/news/2008/apr/08/sweat-glands-are-tiny-antennas

[2] https://housearrestapp.com/

[3] The Body Electric, Electromagnetism And The Foundation Of Life, by Robert Becker, Gary Selden, 07/22/1998, ISBN: 9780688069711.

[4] The human eye can see ‘invisible’ infrared light, Washington University School of Medicine, December 1, 2014, https://phys.org/news/2014-12-human-eye-invisible-infrared.html

[5] Introducing Nissan’s Brain-to-Vehicle Technology at CES 2018, https://youtu.be/oCi6taII6Yo

[6] David Icke, 1/12/2018, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hm4LVff4f5o

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