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Old 06-04-2014, 08:56 PM   #3 (permalink)
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The problem with a microchip that is GPS tracker is you are now talking active RFID and constant RF emissions .... I would worry about cancer in that case. I am not sure I would want a device constantly on my dog's neck either. We do use GPS collars for SAR work and they, too, rely on radio transmission of data (right around VHF 145-150 band) but that is only for short time use, not constantly.

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