HQ ARRL now provides a free RF Exposure Calculator for radio amateurs.
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Accessed on 06 August 2021, 2200 UTC.
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ARRL Now Provides Free RF Exposure Calculator
The FCC guidelines already incorporate two tiers of exposure limits based on whether exposure occurs in an occupational or “controlled” situation, or whether the general population is exposed or exposure is in an “uncontrolled” situation.
To make this easy for amateurs, ARRL now provides an RF exposure calculator on its RF Exposure page. To use the calculator, enter your transmit peak-envelope power (PEP) and operating mode, and answer the questions about the maximum amount of time you might be transmitting. The calculator will give you the minimum distance people must be from your antenna and human exposure.
You can print the results and keep them in your station records. There is no requirement to send your results to the FCC.