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Re: [TenTec] My Rare Ten Tec microphone

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] My Rare Ten Tec microphone
From: "Dr. Gerald N. Johnson" <geraldj@storm.weather.net>
Reply-to: geraldj@storm.weather.net,Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2006 11:10:45 -0500
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On Thu, 2006-07-20 at 16:59 +0000, Rob Atkinson, K5UJ wrote:
> I'm interested in knowing what application omni directional mics have in ham 
> radio as I can't think of any off-hand.   I'm aware of their usefulness in 
> recording where say, you have one with a choral group standing around it in 
> a circle, but in ham radio I can't think of any advantage to 
> omni-directional.  In my basement it would just pick up a lot of echo off 
> the walls, and noise from various fans and blowers.
> 73
> rob / k5uj
Omni directional mics are far less expensive to build and work
adequately. And probably less sensitive to changing frequency response
from the mouth to microphone spacing changing.
73, Jerry, K0CQ,
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