Hearing the television is frustrating for many hearing aid
users because of the distance. Radio-frequency (RF) technology is a
wireless alternative of transmitting sound information.
The clarity of speech is much better.
Using Cell Phones
Most cell phone are compatible with hearing aids that
incorporate a telecoil, but you must purchase an "induction
loop" accessory from your cell phone provider. The square
piece on the chest is a microphone making it a "hands free"
system. Place the loop around your neck. Set the hearing aid(s) to
the "T" position (available on all behind the ear, and some in
the ear models). Call a friend and talk! It will be
Often the easier and most effective way of improving one's
hearing using the telephone is simply buy an amplified
telephone. The general volume is much stronger. If you
have hearing aids with telecoil, the strength of the telecoil is