[CQ-Contest] IC 706 Mk2 and Heil HC5

Thu Apr 15 13:52:46 EDT 1999

Jacques SAGET wrote:

> As I don't own any other Icom radio with usual 8 pin mike 
> connector, I might be wrong in the connector pinout but I'm afraid
> the output level of the Heil HC5 element is too low for the IC706 
> input designed for electret type microphone (I think).

I've been able to use the Heil elements on a variety of Icom radios
(761, 775, 229) by putting a small value blocking capacitor in 
series with the 'hot' mic lead to the radio.

Hans, K0HB

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