For example, here is one manufacturer of such an RF device which looks like it’s for water meter reading. Unless I can get answers to the above in a timely fashion I am being driven to opt out of allowing the So Cal Gas Advanced Meter to be used on my residence. From their fact sheet: Not all meters are outside and visible. Too many to count? The meter reads show the usage in HCF for the billing period. Metered usage 50 x Therm Factor of 1.035 = 50.75 therms billed. We live in a society where survival of the fittest exist otherwise crime wouldn’t exist and we’d live in a bland utopia. That’s exactly what I thought and thank you for putting it so well. We photograph your reads each month, so we can refer back as needed to resolve questions. I have seen this happen as I worked for the post office. Think of the potential havoc by an overhead drone shutting off your utilities. Excellent article in Huff Post by Dr. David Katz, Cell Phones and Cell Biology: Are we Selling Out? Usually there are 2 antennas a unit can connect with. Just how long will developers and/or investors be willing to wait indefinitely for occupancy permits. Some people are more susceptible, just like any other biological exposure, but it’s real and it’s there. Something as simple as this will cease, soon. See also an excellent audio interview here. However, The Department of Transportation (DOT) Code of Federal Regulations requires that each meter set assembly (MSA) be inspected every three years for corrosion and other abnormal operating conditions. Natural Gas is one of the cheapest utilities around. What division of So Cal Gas do you work for, Christopher? Acento Advertising If you have kids or a pool you can find out ways to lower your gas bills by having everyone use hot water at the same time instead of running it throughout the day. ( Log Out / She neglected to mention that opting out of the Advance Meter program will cost a one time fee of $75, then $10 a month to read your meter; something that you were never charged for before. We will break the charges down into 5 sections: dates, meter reads & therms, daily rate, tier rates, and fees. Heck I’d like to move to a farm be off the grid and live the simple life, but for now I don’t have very much money and am forced to live a suburban life. It’s not something I want to go away its my only way of communicating with my customers. It is all the unknowns that bother me. The main benefit of doing this is cost. When it comes to a dog they bark. It is possible our company may visit your property more than once a year, and it is possible that more than one group from SoCalGas may visit your property to inspect the gas meter and pipeline. The gas meter will look similar to those pictured below. The pictures are useful for utility checks, or when everyone’s usage and billing is reviewed. By Phone. Most people stop and talk a bit after I say, Hi How’s it going? Does Gas South offer service to residential and business customers? 400MHz radiation can be easily shielded with aluminum foil (2.5 mil aluminum foil will give a 40 dB reduction in the radiation and 5 mil will give 60 dB reduction). First time in years I’m sleeping through the night, and I no longer feel like the walls are pushing in on me. The gas meters are Automated Meter Reading (AMR) meters.