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Fcc Hearing-Aid Compatibility (Hac) Regulations For Wireless Devices - LG 510 Owner's Manual

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is usually printed somewhere on
the case of the phone. Sometimes
it may be necessary to remove the
battery pack to find the number.
Once you have the FCC ID number
for a particular phone, follow the
instructions on the website and it
should provide values for typical or
maximum SAR for a particular phone.
Additional information on Specific
Absorption Rates (SAR) can be found
on the Cellular Telecommunications
Industry Association (CTIA) website at
*In the United States and Canada,
the SAR limit for mobile phones
used by the public is 1.6 watts/kg
(W/kg) averaged over one gram of
tissue. The standard incorporates a
substantial margin of safety to give
additional protection for the public
and to account for any variations in
FCC Hearing-Aid
Compatibility (HAC)
Regulations for Wireless
On July 10, 2003, the U.S. Federal
Communications Commission (FCC)
Report and Order in WT Docket
01-309 modified the exception
of wireless phones under the
Hearing Aid Compatibility Act of
1988 (HAC Act) to require digital
wireless phones be compatible with
hearing-aids. The intent of the HAC
Act is to ensure reasonable access
to telecommunications services for
persons with hearing disabilities.
While some wireless phones are used
near some hearing devices (hearing
aids and cochlear implants), users
may detect a buzzing, humming, or
whining noise. Some hearing devices
are more immune than others to this
interference noise, and phones also
vary in the amount of interference
they generate.
The wireless telephone industry has
developed a rating system for wireless


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