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represent an even greater heath risk than
wired and air tube headsets because the wire is
replaced with a low power transmitter and receiver operating at pulsing frequency levels beginning
at 900 MHz. to 2.4 GHz., and beyond. 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. 3.60
GHz. and 5.80
they are a safe alternative to placing a cellular phone against their
head, many people use hands-free headsets and attach the phone to their
belt or purse. Studies and tests conducted in the United Kingdom have
proven headsets are not safe, resulting in the British government
reversing their recommendation advising consumers to use hands-free
headsets as safety devices:
The headset wire
connecting a cell phone and earpiece serves as an antenna that absorbs
radiation in the air that surrounds every person.
When a headset is used
with a cell phone, the radiation generated by the phone and the airborne
radiation that surrounds everybody is transferred through the wire or plastic tube connecting the
phone and earpiece and penetrates the head directly through the ear
canal. Cellular phone headset
earpiece emissions into the ear canal can be three times higher than the
emissions when placing a phone directly against the ear.
When a phone is
attached to a belt and in use, radiation penetrates the body by the
phone at an accelerated rate and is absorbed faster than the head
because tissues and organs, such as the liver and kidneys, provide
better conductivity than the skull and have no bone protection.
Phones operate at
higher power levels and emit more radiation when they are held lower
than the head.
During January, 1998
Aegis was the first company to advise its customers and dealers about the
risks associated with using a headset, and the first publicized tests
investigating hands-free headset safety were commissioned and
by the Sunday Mirror in July, 1999. Additional tests using procedures
other than Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)
standards that are endorsed by regulatory agencies worldwide to determine
cellular phone safety were commissioned by the British consumer
organization Which? during April 2000. They reported a 300+% increase of
cellular phone radiation penetrating the head while using a headset.
In response to the Which? findings,
the British government
commissioned SAR tests by an independent laboratory in July, 2000. They
reported a 90% reduction of cellular phone radiation penetrating the head
while using a headset.
published articles describing the 390% variance between
the studies that fueled the controversy over SAR standards and test
procedures being flawed.
During October, 2000 and
in response to the British government report, Which? commissioned another
series of tests by the same laboratory they had used in April. They tested
5 mobile phone models and 2 different headsets per phone, and the results
were the same as the first tests. Which? then commissioned the laboratory
that performed the British government tests to conduct SAR tests using the
same phones and headsets. These SAR results were also the same as the
first SAR test, however Which? discovered and
reported why the
test results were different. As a result and during December, 2000, the
British government reversed their earlier health approval recommendation
advising consumers to use hands-free headsets as safety devices.
The health effects when
using a headset with a cellular phone are largely unknown and will require
considerable time to be resolved. During February, 2001 the first
describing a headset related health condition called 'Acoustic Shock'
began circulating in Europe.