Some sources are claiming that the 5G satellites are capable of sending out enough microwave radiation to make peoples skin burn. The purpose should be to control a population
Let’s look at some numbers.
Since the late 90’s he US military has been working to develop a non-lethal weapon based on microwaves to disperse crowds, keep intruders away from military installations and so on.
These weapons are also known as Active Denial Systems or ADS.
While a version of the weapon has been demonstrated to the public, it still hasn’t been used in real life situations.
It was actually deployed in the Afghanistan War in 2010, but was withdrawn without seeing combat.
On this page it’s stated that the range of the weapon is “in excess of 500m”, so let’s assume that it can hurt at up to 1km even though that’s questionable.
This page from 2015 tells more about it and there’s a video which demonstrates how it works.
In the video from around 0:48 it is stated how much power is needed to drive the weapon: 200KW, or 200,000 Watts.
So, if a weapon that can make people feel pain at a range of 1km should be deployed as a satellite at 300+ kilometers fra the earth, then even if we imagine that the ray wouldn’t spread out at all (which it does) and we imagine that power loss is linear (which it isn’t), it would still require 300 times the strength of the land based weapon.
300 times 200KW = 60000KW = 60MW
That is an incredible amount of power and if we start taking beam spreading and real power loss into account, that number will become many many times higher.
To understand why, we can look at the documents from the Starlink project as an example.
Here it’s stated that the beam of microwaves from a 5G sattelite at 330km is focused to 1,5 degrees and even that small beam will end up covering an area of 52 km2 on the ground.
It’s easy to imagine how much the power will weaken when it’s being spread over such a big area.
So even if you had the most powerful nuclear powerplant of the US at your disposal with an output of a little less than 4,000MW, it still wouldn’t be enough to feed such a beast.
In space you don’t have power plants – you have solar panels.
For comparison, the total solar arrays of International Space Station ISS measure around 272 x 104 meters (896 x 341 feet) and they provide between 84 kW and 120 kW in total.
We believe that the numbers speak for themselves – 5G satellites which will be produced and deployed by the thousands won’t have anything near the capacity to send radiation that you can feel on your skin.