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Microphone Information Wiring etc, or if you just need help with choosing a good microphone for your radio.

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Post by Fisherman 1 » Wednesday, 01 March 2017, 10:23 AM

This is probably a stupid question but how far away do I hold the d104 6mb? Radio is a Uniden 980.

Also, how do I correlate between the 2 mic gains, i.e. the mic gain on the radio and the volume on the power mic?

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Post by 295 antenna » Wednesday, 01 March 2017, 17:26 PM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HtggZEKP-ZM" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; this will help about using a microphone

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As far as adjusting your mic gain i always try to have the gain as high as i can on the radio and adjust the mic accordingly. Although when using SSB keep the mic gain on the radio at about 50% for better quality so you dont sound muffled
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Post by MDYoungblood » Wednesday, 01 March 2017, 19:15 PM

The way 295 said it is the same way I adjust my mic's, turn the radio's mic gain all the way up then adjust the microphone's gain to where you sound clean and clear. Some do it just the opposite, turn the mic gain up and choke it off with the radios gain. Now distance from the mic should only be a couple of inches, closer if it is a noise canceling mic.
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Post by 543FtWorth » Wednesday, 01 March 2017, 20:45 PM

I'm with these guys. Run the mic gain on the radio at maximum and adjust the mic for the proper audio level. This may not work out for the guys with all the super modulation mods done. Some crummy mods make it so you can't turn the mic gain up with any mic

Hold the mic a few inches from your lips. Some guys like to crank the mic up and talk at arms length. Bad idea unless you want the other noises in the shack to be as loud as your voice.


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