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Has anyone used a throat mic and if so what do they think and which brand. I have been told that using a throat mic you will not have the problem of wind and or feedback noise.
 

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It's true that a Throat Mic attenuates outside noise, because its diaphram
is pointed at your throat and not outside noise.
If you can find one that has better frequency response beyond
telephone handset quality let me know.

They were used in WW2 so that our loud engines wouldn't drown out
a pilots voice. Still, remnants of that era remain with the necessity of pronouncing
numbers and characters (while flying) in a style that is guaranteed to be heard
by air controllers. Examples: the number 9, pronounce "9'er" or the number 5,
pronounced "fife".

Since Throat Mics were originally designed to attenuate ambient engine and
airframe noise, pushing enough air against it from a motorcycle ride could overcome
it's design unless the Throat Mic is made for motorcycle wind noise and pressure.
 

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ajwood said:
...Still, remnants of that era remain with the necessity of pronouncing
numbers and characters (while flying) in a style that is guaranteed to be heard
by air controllers. Examples: the number 9, pronounce "9'er" or the number 5,
pronounced "fife"...
I thought 9 was pronounced "niner" -- by IAC and ITU standards -- so as not to be confused with the German word for "no" by German speaking pilots.
 
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