Safety, Safety information for wireless handheld phones – UTStarcom CDM1450 User Manual

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Your wireless handheld portable telephone is a low power radio transmitter
and receiver. When it is ON, it receives and also sends out radio frequency
(RF) signals.

Most modern electronic equipment is shielded from RF energy. However,
certain electronic equipment may not be shielded against the RF signals
from your wireless phone. Therefore, use of your phone must be restricted in
certain situations.


The Health Industry Manufacturers Association recommends that a minimum
separation of six (6”) inches be maintained between a handheld wireless
phone and a pacemaker to avoid potential interference with the pacemaker.
These recommendations are consistent with the independent research by
and recommendations of Wireless Technology Research.

Never come closer than six (6) inches to a person with a heart pacemaker
implant when using your phone. Doing so could result in interference with
the function of the pacemaker.

Persons with pacemakers:

• ALWAYS keep the phone more than six inches from your pacemaker when

the phone is turned on.

• Do not carry the phone in a breast pocket.
• Use the ear opposite the pacemaker to minimize the potential for


• If you have any reason to suspect that interference is taking place, turn

your phone OFF immediately.



Read This Information Before Using Your Handheld
Portable Cellular Telephone


Talking on the phone while driving is extremely dangerous and is illegal in
some states. Remember, safety comes first. Check the laws and regulations
on the use of phones in the areas where you drive. Always obey them.
If you must use your phone while driving, please:

• Give full attention to driving. Driving safely is your first responsibility.
• Use hands-free operation and/or one-touch, speed dialing, and auto

answer modes.

• Pull off the road and park before making or answering a call.

An air bag inflates with great force. DO NOT place objects, including either
installed or portable wireless equipment, in the area over the air bag or in
the air bag deployment area. If in-vehicle wireless equipment is improperly
installed and the air bag inflates, serious injury could result.


Failure to follow these instructions could lead to

serious personal injury and possible property damage.


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