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[CQ-Contest] Headset for contesting

Subject: [CQ-Contest] Headset for contesting
From: w7zr@citlink.net (Richard Zalewski)
Date: Mon May 20 19:49:52 2002
Ditto....my Pro set kills my ears after about 6 hours.  Have to go back to
the lightweights with no ambient noise reduction.  Don't know why someone
can't just make a large enough form fitting headset.  Of course this beats
the old Trim headsets.

Oh yes, how can you try for 6 hours before you buy. :-)

Dick W7ZR

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeff Stai" <jds@twistedoak.com>
To: "Jurgen Geldhof" <jurgen.geldhof@skynet.be>; <cq-contest@contesting.com>
Sent: Monday, May 20, 2002 2:14 PM
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Headset for contesting

> At 05:49 AM 5/20/2002, Jurgen Geldhof wrote:
> >can anyone advise me which headset is best for contesting ?
> >
> >I'm considering the Heil Proset or the Proset +.
> >
> >What do you think ?  Is the Proset + worth the extra money ?
> well, they sound wonderful, both TX and RX. Electrically fabulous.
> After two hours of the WPX SSB contest, however, I had to take them off
> because of the discomfort (ok, pain) they caused my ear lobes - and went
> back to my trusty Pro Micro set with the same HC4 element.
> It may be that they didn't fit me because of my overly large head, or
> because my glasses get mashed into the side of my head by large ear pads,
> both.
> Try them on for a while before you buy!
> hope this helps! - 73 - jeff wk6i
> Jeff Stai       Twisted Oak Winery LLC
> Email           jds@twistedoak.com
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