[CQ-Contest] Advice Sought for Wireless Headsets & Mics

Marty s 0246811 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 4 15:55:00 EST 2015

​I know K1VR uses the Bose QC15s. There are a few products to look into for
those. If you want to use the QC15s, look into​ this:
http://uflymike.com/products/aviation/microphones/microphones.html a boom
mic that will work with the headset. Similarly, check out something call
the Ant Lion Mod Mic, which is a blue on wired boom headset mic

On Fri, Dec 4, 2015 at 2:28 PM, Michael Clarson <wv2zow at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dave: The inline microphones usually sound fine (mine is on a BOSE earbud
> set) but they tend to pick up a lot of background noise. As for Bluetooth,
> typical Bluetooth has a latency delay of about 150 ms. There is special low
> latency Bluetooth of about 40 ms, which was developed so if one uses a
> Bluetooth headset to watch video, the audio and video are closer to being
> in sync. While delays of this magnitude are often tolerable on voice, if
> one runs CW, even a small sidetone delay can drive one nuts 73, Mike,
> On Thu, Dec 3, 2015 at 3:02 PM, David Siddall <hhamwv at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Bose offers an in-line mic to go with the QC15 and QC25 headphones.  It's
> > intended use is for wireless phone calls.  Has anyone tried using it for
> > SSB and attained decent voice quality?
> >
> > Related Question:  does anyone have a recommendation for a BlueTooth
> > headset and microphone combo for SSB, if not the Bose?   I'm trying to go
> > more "wireless" in the shack, especially after shelling out $50+ to Heil
> > for cord replacement.
> >
> > And yes, I realize that given the recent discussion about the "assisted"
> > category, when intending to enter as a single op I will have to use the
> > BlueTooth headset and/or microphone at WiFi 2.4 GHz channel 6 or below to
> > stay within the ham allocation.  Otherwise using it may constitute
> > utilizing a non-ham frequency to solicit QSOs?  Or maybe just using
> > BlueTooth would make my entry assisted?  Or using my wireless mouse to
> log
> > with N1MM (which I have not forced to channel 6 or below.)  OTOH, as N3QE
> > pointed out, there can be some benefits to the assisted category ....
> > (Funny face.)
> >
> > 73,  Dave K3ZJ
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