Cell Phone Dangers. good fyi ; and then use the phones that emit a lower radiation rate, but if your phone is not picking up a signal don’t use it if possible as when it’s trying to pick up a weak signal it increases it’s radiowave energy….the RF waves are highest when connecting. Also try to avoid use while traveling. Going from tower to tower and reconnecting each time will expose you to higher levels of radiation. Don’t carry on body – carry at least 1 inch away (according to ipod and blackberry instruction booklets.