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Cheap and Cheerful Microphone Boom For Ham Radio

hello and welcome to the 741 channel
thank you for stopping by today we’re
gonna take a look at this knee were
microphone boom that I got from Amazon
let’s get it out of the box and see what
it looks like
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so in the box we had the boom itself it
does seem to be constructed mostly of
stamped sheet metal and the springs
themselves are kinda on the thin side
but given the price point and what this
thing is capable of doing this is
probably pretty reasonable and then down
here the part that mounts into the desk
clamp is even metal this isn’t plastic
or anything like that so it should hold
up even though it is a little bit on the
thin side next up is the clamp for
clamping this to the edge of a desk or a
shelf or something like that it looks
like it will accommodate a thickness of
about two and a quarter inches when
fully open it’s got a little rubber pad
on this surface to kind of protect your
desk surface and this also is all metal
construction except for the knob on the
set screw here and again not the
sturdiest thing in the world but it
ought to do the job next up we have the
microphone head and you may be able to
see that this is all plastic it’s got a
threaded bushing here that will go into
this end of the boom and this is plastic
so you’ll have to be careful when
tightening this up that you don’t over
tighten it and strip it out and the main
bracket that holds the microphone is
also plastic but it is a fairly
heavy-duty plastic and feels like it’s
fairly sturdy so I’m going to go ahead
and mount this to my shelf over by my
radio bench and then we’ll get a
microphone on it and see how it works so
we’re taking a look at my radio shelf
here and the first thing I’m going to do
is when I mount the c-clamp here to this
top shelf I want to put it in the back
here so it’s out of the way okay so
that’s clamped on good and tight now I’m
gonna bring the boom itself in and I’m
gonna drop this in through the clamp and
then I’m just going to tighten up the
thumb screw that’s on the back of the
clamp to secure it in place next up I’m
going to attach the microphone holder to
the end of the boom here and it comes
with this little adapter and you can see
on one end it’s got some fine threads
there and on the other end the female
side of it it’s got some coarse threads
so this is going to go into the end of
the adapter here that’s got the fine
threads will just kind of screw that in
and tighten it down one thing to mention
is that this is all made out
plastic so it’s kind of easy to kind of
strip the threads the other thing is is
once this thing is in place it kind of
gets stuck in there even though it’s
knurled you can’t really back it out
easily with your fingers there are a
couple of slots in there so you may need
to put a pair of pliers in there and
crank it loose if you need to loosen it
out of there so what I’m going to do now
is I want to put the microphone holder
on the end of the boom and of course
that just threads on to this post here
so once again the threads in here are
plastic so I can’t tighten it up too
much without damaging it so next up I’m
going to put the microphone on the boom
but before I do I’ll mention that the
microphone is a old RadioShack model
number three three – one zero seven zero
D so this microphone here as you can see
looks like this it’s a regular I guess
I’ll call it an interview style mic
doesn’t have a push-to-talk switch or
anything like that not really designed
for ham radio use but it seems to work
well for that purpose now another thing
to mention about this microphone is it’s
actually made by the short corporation
so it’s actually a pretty good quality
mic it’s fairly heavy it’s all-metal
construction here and I’ve used this
before on the air and I’ve gotten very
good reports with it in fact if I don’t
mention anything about it people have a
hard time telling the difference between
the audio quality of this mic and this
much more expensive hile PR 781 now
while we’re talking about the heil PR
781 this microphone is much heavier than
this one it probably weighs about twice
as much I’ve tried mounting this
microphone already to the boom and the
boom can handle it it’s a little bit
heavy for the boom but the boom seems
like it has no trouble handling the heil
the problem that I had with the
microphone is that that supplied plastic
adapter doesn’t fit all that well in the
heil microphone mount here it kind of
sticks out and it kind of hangs down a
little bit and it’s just a little bit
unwieldy so if you have one of these
this boom may not be the best choice
although it does work but I originally
bought the boom to handle this mic
anyway so we’re gonna go ahead and throw
this one in so I’ve got the microphone
connected to the rear microphone jack on
this L craft radio so
the wire routed behind my shelf there so
that the slack kind of hangs down there
and isn’t on the table so I’m just gonna
drop this in place and this is just a
friction fit here on this plastic
microphone adapter we’ll just kind of
route that up and down and back and you
can see we’re good to go okay and you
can see the boom performs as intended I
can kind of move this around it stays
where I put it I can slide it forward or
I can move it up and back and out of the
way when I’m not using it so I think
this thing is gonna work just fine for
this microphone one other thing to
mention is that there are thumb screws
one here at the microphone pivot point
and one up here at the middle of the
elbow so you can adjust the tension so
that’s pretty much gonna wrap up my
review of the nywhere microphone boom if
you want to learn more about this
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Radio Microphone Review

An electric or battery powered radio microphone is a common microphone with no physical cord linking it to the source of the sound or music recording. Instead, there is a cord or wire that is used to connect the microphone to a power source. Most of these microphones are used in clubs or for outdoors performances, but they are suitable for indoor purposes as well. They are very popular with stage and movie actors, musicians, news reporters and other professionals whose job requires them to speak or interact with a large group of people in a short period of time.

One type of radio microphone is the wireless microphone. The wireless microphones differ from the wired mikes in the sense that they do not need cables to attach them to the source. They can transmit their audio frequencies over long distances using a radio transmitter and receiver. This kind of microphone works on two principles: it can detect a frequency in the air and then change it into an electrical signal. The two different frequencies that can be generated by this technique are called the active and passive techniques.

Active techniques require the use of a device called a transducer to sense the frequency being detected. When the radio transmitter and receiver are near each other, they will detect the transmitted waveform. Then they will lock on to it and process it accordingly. Some radio transmitters are called PTT or Personal Telephone Terminal. A PTT button will often come along with some wireless microphones so that they can be operated with one hand.

On the other hand, passive techniques do not use any technology to detect or receive signals. They are based on the principle of piezoelectricity. The transmission is done through a diaphragm or some sort of rubber diaphragm. Once the radio transmitter and receiver are close enough together, the vibrations produced by the diaphragm will cause the transmission. So many users are using a combination of the two, by placing the transmitter close enough to the receiver so that it receives the transmitted signal, and then placing the receiver further out so that it receives the transmitted signal as well. Many users also prefer to place their wireless microphone on the ceiling so that the transmitted sound will not have to be picked up from another source.

There are two types of radio microphone which can be used in conjunction with one another. The first set will be designed for use at high frequency (which is useful for picking up low frequency sounds) and the second set will be designed for use at lower frequency (for example when monitoring a football game). Some users may want to combine both anyway, by having a lower and higher powered wireless transmitter and receiver, and a lower powered and higher powered wireless transmitter and receiver. If this is what you want to do, then the best solution for you will be to have two separate transmitters which can each operate in their own frequency range.

One of the most common mistakes many users make when they use a wireless microphone is holding the ptt button down too long. The reason why you should hold the button down is to enable the circuitry within the radio microphone to detect any vibrations and to avoid feedback as much as possible. Holding the button down too long however, will cause a lot of interference to occur within the mic. This will reduce the quality of the transmitted sound, and it will also cause the microphone to pick up other sounds within the vicinity of the transmitter. This is undesirable and can cause undesirable results. As long as you know when to hold the button down, you should be able to control your microphone correctly.

Last update on 2021-01-22 / Disclaimer: as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.