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My 6400m should be arriving soon. I'm thinking about replacing my older Heil GM-5 mic with something newer. Does anyone in the group have any desk mic suggestions? 
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Rich McCabe

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I think there are many great mics available but I have had excellent results with the Electrovoice RE320 I bought a couple years ago.  I have always used Heil in the past and this was a big improvement.

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The PR-781 works very well here.  Get great audio reports with it....
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Clay N9IO

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Tony my experience is you may be blown away by how well your current mic will work on this amazing radio.
Save the money for now.
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Tony WV2C

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Thanks, I used the GM5 with my 6500 and got excellent reports. Looking at new option to go with my new radio.
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Tony, I be leave you have the best mic Bob ever made for ham radio use. You should hang on to it because they don't make anymore. I have two of then just in case one goes bad. The hand mic that comes with the new rigs works great but it is a hand mic.
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Tony WV2C

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Thank you!
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Craig - KØCF

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I replaced a Heil PR-781 with an Electro-Voice RE320 a couple of years ago. This is a superb mic with stunning audio quality.

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My primary mic is a PR781.  But if you want a desk mic, the best value is any of the several reasonably priced microphones from "Inrad", in my opinion.  You can view them at vibroplex.com