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[CQ-Contest] Headset Mic vs. Boom Mic

Subject: [CQ-Contest] Headset Mic vs. Boom Mic
From: rthorne@tcac.net (Richard Thorne)
Date: Mon Sep 30 09:47:55 2002
Go with the headset.  Your guaranteed to have the mic in the correct
position, i.e. always in front of your voice keyer (mouth).

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dennis Ponsness" <wb0wao@hotmail.com>
To: <cq-contest@contesting.com>
Sent: Monday, September 30, 2002 3:21 AM
Subject: [CQ-Contest] Headset Mic vs. Boom Mic

> 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
> most optimum setup - kinda hard to log at the same time.  Mainly I S&P,
> have been known to do (or at least attempt to do) a run.  I will be using
> 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
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