What’s in the National Quiet Zone?

Across 1300 square miles in West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Maryland a strange electronic silence looms heavily in the air. Cell phones don’t work, there’s only one radio station and government officials patrol the streets searching for illegal wifi. Why?

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Sources & Links:

https://science.nrao.edu/facilities/gbt/interference-protection/nrqz/
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/a-rare-island-of-serenity-thanks-to-the-fcc/
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/10/141010-radio-telescope-green-bank-west-virginia-astronomy/
http://www.washingtonian.com/articles/people/the-town-without-wi-fi/index.php
http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2015/01/electrosensitives-seek-haven-in-wi-fi-quiet-zone-as-teens-set-up-hotspots/
http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2013/10/08/218976699/enter-the-quiet-zone-where-cell-service-wi-fi-are-banned
http://time.com/money/4350788/west-virginia-town-for-sale-1-million/
https://cryptome.org/eyeball/sugar/sugar-eyeball.htm
http://www.fas.org/irp/eprint/ic2000/ic2000.htm#_Toc448565544

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