Pacemaker-defib icd

question   will gs tracking unit in work truck interfer with Pacer, My company has taken me off the job for fear tracking unit will interfer with my pacer


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GPS tracker

by AgentX86 - 2020-02-04 23:07:08

I'm sure the GPS tracker uses LTE (normal cell network) for communcation back to its mothership.  The GPS part is passive and the reporting part is a normal cell phone sort of thing.  No, there is no possibility that a cell transmitter in the truck is going to bother the driver.  You have a cell phone, right?  The truck's is the same deal but furhter away from you (good thing).

Ditto that

by heckboy - 2020-02-05 01:37:45

Zero chance of this happening. I hope things work out for you. I had a security guard tell me I shouldn't have gone through a metal detector.  I said that DR said it would be fine and the wanker wanted to argue with me. Some people are just stupid and ignorant.

interference

by Tracey_E - 2020-02-05 09:37:43

As the others said, no chance of it interfering with a pacer. Do you have an icd or pacer? If it's an icd, the issue could be commercial drivers license, and icd will prevent you from having a CDL. But just a pacer you are fine. Get a note from your doctor. 

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