With the popularity of radio, many hams built their radio rooms. In addition to basic equipment such as radio and power supply, we found that they always like to purchase desktop microphones. Do you know why they have to buy a desktop microphone when owning a handheld microphone?
When using a handheld microphone to do transmission, we need to hold and press the PTT. but when using a desktop microphone, we only need to fix the desktop microphone and adjust the height.
With the popularity of radio, many friends around you have also joined the radio group. so we often do radio roll calls, knowledge communication activities. These activities always keep for more than a few minutes, sometimes even a few hours. If we use the handheld microphones, our hands and neck will be very tired. With a desktop microphone, we only need to press the LOCK key to speak directly to it. Even for a long time QSO, we won't feel very tired.
In order to popularize and improve radio operation levels, radio groups will conduct many QSO competitions. At this time, not only the communication time is longer, but also as many QSO as possible. With a good desktop microphone, we can find PTT very quickly and communicate effectively.