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Important: Read this information before using your Rino.
Exposure to Radio Frequency Signals - Your wireless
handheld radio is a low power radio transmitter and receiver.
When it is ON, it receives and also sends out radio frequency
(RF) signals.In August 1996, The Federal Communications
Commissions (FCC) adopted RF exposure guidelines with
safety levels for handheld wireless radios. Those guidelines are
consistent with safety standards previously set by both U.S.
and international standards bodies: American National Stan-
dards Institute (ANSI) IEEE. C95.1-1992; National Council
on Radiation Protection and Measurement (NCRP) Report
86; International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation
Protection (ICNIRP) 1996. Those standards were based on
comprehensive and periodic evaluations of the relevant scien-
tiﬁ c literature. For example, over 120 scientists, engineers, and
physicians from universities, government health agencies, and
industry reviewed the available body of research to develop the
ANSI Standard (C95.1).The design of your radio complies with
the FCC guidelines (and those standards).
Antenna Care - Use only the supplied or an approved
replacement antenna. Unauthorized antennas, modiﬁ cations,
or attachments could damage the radio and may violate FCC
regulations. Do not use any radio that has a damaged antenna,
because if it comes into contact with your skin, a minor burn
Electronic Devices - Most modern electronic equipment is
shielded from RF signals. However, certain equipment may not
be shielded against the RF signals from your wireless radio.
Pacemakers - The Health Industry Manufacturers Associa-
tion recommends that a minimum separation of six inches
(6”) be maintained between a handheld wireless radio 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. Persons with pacemakers should ALWAYS keep
the radio more than six inches from their pacemaker when
the radio is turned ON should not carry the radio in a breast
pocket should use the ear opposite the pacemaker to minimize
the potential for interference should turn the radio OFF
immediately if you have any reason to suspect that interference
is taking place
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