Radiofrequency is a frequency within the electromagnetic spectrum is used for radio transmission.
Included in the radiofrequency range are radio and television broadcastings, cell phones and base stations, microwave ovens, smart meters, WiFi and baby monitors.
Radiation Issue Note #6 addresses questions about the health risks of electromagnetic fields that surround cellular transmitting antennae mounted on towers, buildings and other structures.
For information on electromagnetic fields, including research into the possible health effects of exposure to radiofrequencies, see the World Health Organization website.
2016 Review: Radiofrequency and Health provides an overview of the exposure and potential effects of radiofrequency radiation. For more information about radiofrequency and health, including a
summary of this review, see the
BC government website.