AegisGuard™ LS Radiation
Shields are the correct
product to use with
wireless headsets and hearing aids which are wireless enabled.
Click here if your
headset has a wire or air tube.
If you must use a phone
while driving, the use of a hands free headset in an automobile is a great
idea and required in many places by law. If you are not using your
cellular or cordless phone protected with AegisGuard™ LS or XP
Radiation Shields, it is also sensible to increase the
distance between you and the phone by using a headset. But as Aegis
first reported in 1998, if you think using a wired or wireless headset is safer than holding
a phone against your ear, think again.
ABC news show 20/20 aired their first broadcast about cell phone radiation and
SAR safety standards in 1999. During the broadcast, a wired headset
was attached to a cell phone and SAR tests revealed a reduction in
radiation emissions from the phone's earpiece. Surprisingly, emissions
from the headset earpiece and wire were not tested.
In December, 2000, the
British government reversed their endorsement advising consumers to use
headsets as safety devices. This occurred after they discovered cell phone
wired headsets can channel more than three times the amount of radiation into
the head when compared to holding a phone against the ear.
represent an even greater risk because the wire is replaced with a
transmitter and receiver operating with low power at frequency levels
between 900 MHz. to 2.4 GHz. Microwave ovens operate at 2.4 GHz., and
the maximum frequencies for wireless products compliant with Bluetooth,
3G, 4G and 5G specifications are 2.497 GHz., 2.17 GHz. and 3.6 GHz.,
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