[CQ-Contest] Best radio for SSB

Joe nss at mwt.net
Tue Nov 20 09:53:10 EST 2018

I do not see a HC-74 on his site...

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On 11/20/2018 7:40 AM, David Siddall wrote:
> Heil's HC-74 is the re-designed HC-4.  But if your new rig has an
> equalizer, I recommend a mic with a flat response (like the HC-6) and using
> the rig's capabilities to tailor it to your liking, as Bill suggested.  To
> learn a little more about how to do this, read Bob Heil's suggestions for
> various brands, even if your radio and mic are not one of the ones he
> specifically addresses.  (Bob calls his audio settings advice "DSP
> settings".)
> See:  https://tinyurl.com/y8owbau8
> 73, Dave K3ZJ
> On Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 8:10 AM Bill kollenbaum via CQ-Contest <
> cq-contest at contesting.com> wrote:
>> I get tons of unsolicited great audio reports.  I use and have used
>> Elecraft K-3s for years.   You can shape the audio to fit your voice and
>> mic with eight channels.  One piece of advice if your radio comes with a
>> factory mic, either sell it at a hamfest or throw it away.  The Heil
>> headset with the HC4 cartridge is what I use.  My old headset fell apart
>> and all I could get was one with the "6" cartridge.  I took out the new
>> Heil 6 and replaced it with the Heil 4 from the old  set.  Problem solved.
>> In any case, when you get your new radio I suggest you run it with a
>> couple of watts into a dummy load, use your old radio to listen as you
>> adjust the audio on the new rig to make it sound like your favorite contest
>> station's audio.  Don't rely on anyone else's settings as your voice is
>> different than their's.  You might use them as suggestions for a starting
>> point though.
>> Good luck finding the perfect radio.
>> 73  Bill KH7XS/K4XS
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