Date:Sun, 2 Apr 2000 13:52:02 -0400
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From:jb <[log in to unmask]>
Subject:Re: the 3 worst soccer whistles
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i believe you can indeed suffer permanent hearing loss when using extremely
loud and super-high pitched whistles. i use acme thunderer 660 and 560 and
the ringing in my ears after a game is not noticable. when i use a fox 40
then my ears end up ringing for the entire day afterwards. the fox 40 is
too loud. your whistle doesn't have to be that loud.
Patrick Duffy wrote:
> I now know more than I thought I would ever know about whistles. Thanks.
> Is anyone concerned about hearing loss by referees? One of my colleagues
> (CISL, NCAA D1 finals) felt that she was experiencing significant hearing
> loss. She's no longer refereeing, in part because of it.
> Patrick Duffy