[AMRadio] Microphone recomendation


Todd, KA1KAQ ka1kaq at gmail.com
Tue Sep 22 13:53:37 EDT 2009


On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 1:30 PM, Gerald Stockinger <
cliogunsmith at centurytel.net> wrote:

I am going to make the recommended audio changes to the KW-1 including
> jumpering the clipper and eliminating the splatter filter. I will start
> with the Shure 55SH that I have and may also try other mics. But it will
> stop there. No outboard processing, equalizing, or compressing.



The clipper change is a bit cloudy now, but I think you can just simply the
leg of one cap and move it, that's it. The splatter filter is even easier:
unscrew the lugs on either side, tie them together with a screw, lockwasher,
nut, and insulate well so it can't come into contact with the cabinet. That
will help protect your mod iron.

I ordered all the caps from AES and spent a few hours one afternoon
replacing them on the audio deck. There's plenty of space to work, so you
can take your time, remove all the old leads, and install the news ones
cleanly.

Can't wait to hear you on the air with it, Jerry. If I can help in any way,
don't hesitate to drop me a note.

73 -

~ Todd,  KA1KAQ/4


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