Pocket Cruisers

Bluetooth VHF Streaming

Can you stream VHF audio directly to hearing aids?

There are VHFs on the market that use Bluetooth to pair with compatible headsets, but we don’t know whether they use the same Bluetooth protocol as the Oticon streaming device that you have. A call to Oticon likely would confirm. The only Bluetooth-ready VHFs we’ve come across are the Standard Horizon’s fixed-mount Quantum GX5500S (PS Best Choice, October 2009) and its HX760S handheld (PS July 2009), which has been discontinued.

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