In a message dated 9/30/2002 13:19:35 Greenwich Standard Time,
> Subj:[CQ-Contest] Headset Mic vs. Boom Mic
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> Well, I have had good luck in the past with getting excellent advice here,
> so I thought I would put this one out...
> I am setting up my "contest station" which will be for "semi-serious"
> contesting. I know that using the standard hand mic with my rig is not the
> most optimum setup - kinda hard to log at the same time. Mainly I S&P, but
> have been known to do (or at least attempt to do) a run. I will be using a
> foot switch for PTT of course, but I am debating whether to use a headset
> mic or a boom mic. What are the advantages/disadvantages to each? They
> cost roughly the same, so that isn't a factor here, I just want to get the
> one that I will be the most useful for my particular needs.
> TNX es 73
> Dennis - WB0WAO
I move around a lot, and sometimes stand and operate for a few minutes at a
time, so the flexibility provided by the headset mike is the best for me.
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