[CQ-Contest] Headsets w/ mic's

Maarten van Rossum pd2r.maarten at gmail.com
Tue Mar 29 11:15:51 PDT 2011

Well, I'm really happy with my Pro Set Plus from Heil but I do only SSB.
I hear a lot of Elecraft guys have pretty good experience with Yamaha CM-500
headsets. Don't how they will play with the FT 1000 but you should be able
to make it work just fine.
The price varies but you should be able to pick them up for a little over
See the eHam reviews: http://www.eham.net/reviews/detail/7494

Best 73,

Maarten PD2R

2011/3/29 KU7Y <ku7y.cw at gmail.com>

> What is a good, inexpensive headset?
> I don't do enough SSB to warrant spending the money to buy a good Heil.
>  The
> old Telex that I have has too many problems.... too heavy, hurts the ears
> after wearing for a little while, the plug for the cable from the headset
> to
> the rig tries to fall out and etc.  I did have a Heil element that I put in
> the mic so it sounds good.  But I would like to replace it.
> I need 2 ear pieces, do not need noise canceling as the shack is quiet.  It
> will be used with my 1000MP and I might also make an adaptor to use it with
> the FT100 while in Idaho also.
> Also wondering if anyone uses wireless headsets.....
> Any ideas are welcome.
> OK, back in my hole,
> Ron, KU7Y
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Best 73,

Maarten PD2R

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