[chirp_users] OT headphone output

Aubrey Turner aubrey.c.turner at gmail.com
Tue Mar 20 08:19:57 PDT 2018

I'm not sure if this provides enough noise isolation, but how about a 
full headset designed for the radio?

Here's an example:

------ Original Message ------
From: "David Evans" <kd7uch at gmail.com>
To: "Discussion of CHIRP" <chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>
Sent: 3/20/2018 10:16:39 AM
Subject: Re: [chirp_users] OT headphone output

>Fell free to contact me off list if you like.
>I am a retired Deputy Sheriff and I noticed when I got my UV-5R that 
>the mic and earphone ports looked identical to my duty radio which was 
>a Kenwood.  That opened up a range of possible accessories most of 
>which I found on eBay.  Even programming cables.  I never had to make 
>anything.  Always cheap and quick delivery.
>I hope this helps.
>KD7UCH at arrl.net
>On Tue, Mar 20, 2018, 09:36 Dennis Wage <dwage at dwage.com> wrote:
>>If this is too off topic, scold me and I'll never do it again.
>>I have a UV-5R. I love this $25 radio for what it is, except.
>>I want to use headphones. However I cannot stand to have audio in just 
>>one ear. Plus I drive noisy lawn gear and tractors. I use ear buds 
>>with gun muffs over the ear. Microphone will come later when I get my 
>>technician test passed.
>>The head phone output is 2.5mm TRS (this alone bugs the crap out of 
>>me.) In addition, the tip only carries audio and the ring is TX data. 
>>When the radio is scanning there is a low frequency thump in time with 
>>the scan that comes out the data port ring.
>>If I plug a 2.5mm TS the data port ring will short to the sleeve. I'm 
>>not sure this is good idea.
>>So, I think my only option is to buy a 2.5mm TRS and make a mono cord 
>>that only uses the tip. I can then split it to a stereo TRS 3.5mm 
>>female to plug my earbuds into.
>>Any other ideas would be appreciated.
>>Dennis M. Wage
>>245 Corum Hill Road
>>Castalian Springs, TN 37031
>>(615) 310-4242 Cell
>>(615) 562-5128 Home
>>http://hammondb3organ.net <http://hammondb3organ.net/>
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