Simple mic mod for the Yaesu FT-817 MH-31 microphone with A/B comparison (more talkpower)

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This modification for the MH-31 mic (FT-817, FT-897, FT-857 etc.) gives you a little more talkpower and cuts the low-end of the audio spectrum. At 0:16, you can hear how this microphone modification can make a difference under difficult conditions.

It can really make a difference especially on the FT-817 – all you need to do is take out a resistor and replace the elco with a 47nF capacitor.

Description of the mod here:

Original idea by Anton:

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