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Publication Number: 296588 Rule Parts: 15.237 Publication Date: 03/26/2007
Keyword: Section 15.237, Auditory Assistance Device

First Category: Radio Service Rules
Second Category: Part 15 General

Question:   Can a Section 15.237 auditory assistance device have 2-way communications, and if so, must it only be used for the handicapped?

Answer:   Two-way communications in an Auditory Device is permitted under Section15.237.  Section 15.3(a) specifies that this type of device may also be used for educational auricular training and at places of public gatherings, in addition to providing auditory assistance to handicapped persons.  It cannot, however, be used for the general public.


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