[CQ-Contest] The good headphones for contest

Pete Smith n4zr at contesting.com
Fri Dec 19 07:44:56 EST 2003

My current favorites for CW are a pair of Koss UR-15s that I got at Radio 
Shack, in a combination pack with a pair of in-ear Koss phones, for $15 
total.  They are very light, cover my whole ear, and are comfortable for 
extended periods.  They are a little less sensitive than most, and of 
course your radio should have some sort of high frequency roll-off, as with 
any stereo HiFi phones, or the band noise will be very tiring.  A couple of 
2 uf caps to ground inside the plug can do the job if you need a way to add 
that (thanks K2UA).

73, Pete N4ZR

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