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IEEE C63.19

Methods of Measurement of Compatibility between Wireless Communications Devices and Hearing Aids

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Organization: IEEE
Publication Date: 1 January 2007
Status: inactive
Page Count: 145
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This standard applies to both wireless communications devices (WDs) and hearing aids. It sets forth uniform methods of measurement and parametric requirements for the electromagnetic and operational compatibility and accessibility of hearing aids used with WDs, including cordless, cellular, personal communications service (PCS) phones, and voice over internet protocol (VoIP) devices, operating in the range of 800 MHz to 3 GHz. However, this version is focused on existing services, which are in common use. Accordingly, in this version tests are provided for services in the 800 MHz to 950 MHz and 1.6 GHz to 2.5 GHz frequency bands. Future versions may add test for other frequency bands, as they come into more common use.

This standard is intended to apply to all types of hearing aids with acoustic output, including, as examples, behind-the-ear (BTE), in-the-ear (ITE), in-the-canalĀ (ITC), and completely-in-the-canal (CIC) types. Test methods are provided for hearing aids operating in acoustic (microphone input) mode or in T-Coil input mode.

The field levels called for in various places shall be maintained within the limits for radio frequency (RF) safety, set forth in ANSI C95.1-1999.1

1 For information on references, see Clause 2.

Document History

April 14, 2011
American National Standard Methods of Measurement of Compatibility between Wireless Communications Devices and Hearing Aids
This standard applies to both wireless communications devices (WDs) and hearing aids. It sets forth uniform methods of measurement and parametric requirements for the electromagnetic and operational...
IEEE C63.19
January 1, 2007
Methods of Measurement of Compatibility between Wireless Communications Devices and Hearing Aids
This standard applies to both wireless communications devices (WDs) and hearing aids. It sets forth uniform methods of measurement and parametric requirements for the electromagnetic and operational...
January 1, 2006
Methods of Measurement of Compatibility between Wireless Communication Devices and Hearing Aids
This standard applies to both wireless communications devices (WDs) and hearing aids. It sets forth uniform methods of measurement and parametric requirements for the electromagnetic and operational...
May 2, 2001
Methods of Measurement of Compatibility between Wireless Communication Devices and Hearing Aids
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