Ultimately the correct answer depends on the effectiveness of the
microphone over the air. If the desk mic. has the edge in talk
power then all of the convenience of a headset mic does you no
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dennis Ponsness" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, September 30, 2002 1:21 AM
Subject: [CQ-Contest] Headset Mic vs. Boom Mic
> Well, I have had good luck in the past with getting excellent advice
> so I thought I would put this one out...
> I am setting up my "contest station" which will be for
> contesting. I know that using the standard hand mic with my rig is
> most optimum setup - kinda hard to log at the same time. Mainly I
> have been known to do (or at least attempt to do) a run. I will be
> foot switch for PTT of course, but I am debating whether to use a
> mic or a boom mic. What are the advantages/disadvantages to each?
> cost roughly the same, so that isn't a factor here, I just want to
> one that I will be the most useful for my particular needs.
> TNX es 73
> Dennis - WB0WAO
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