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Commercial quality Listen-Only Headset with dual layer Gel Ear Cushions, Cotton Ear Covers and soft Pillow-Top Headpad. Includes Belden MIL-Spec headset-to-radio cable (Kevlar reinforced leads with Teflon insulation) with 3.5mm Plug and Pro-Audio 3.5mm to 1/4" Adapter. radiosport standard 5 year warranty. Boom-Mic headsets are also available.
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K3GC Rating: 2020-06-19
The Last Headset I will ever buy !! Time Owned: more than 12 months.
I read the ad in QST, read the reviews here, talked to Dave, took a deep breath and ordered the RS60CF.
Two days later they were here and WOW!

I didn't dream a headset could be so good. A headset, beautiful? Well yeah, at least to the eyes of a radio geek. The finish and detailing are superb - every component is clearly top of the line.

Adjusted them to my big head, put them on and my world got quiet - noise is diminished, signals seem stronger. It's a new world, folks. I find myself looking for an excuse to make contacts again.

My previous headset was a Heil pro-set plus and it is good but it doesn't play in the same league as these bad boys. Compared to these the Heil is junk and the Heil is definitely not junk.

The RS60CF is on the heavy side but that is completely forgotten within five minutes.

It is an expensive head set, more than double the original price of the Heil (which is out of production. My rig is a Yaesu FT DX5000 and it is as good as it gets and it is very expensive. If you want the very best you will have to pay for it.

It is my last headset and worth every penny.

A word about Dave. He patiently and thoroughly answered my many questions and did everything he said he would do and I suspect that if I ever need service it will also be near perfect.
This is an update of my previous review in which i said i was the last headset I would ever buy. Well, not quite. I got out of the hobby a few years ago and sold everything including my RadioSport.
Well, Covig convinced me to get back into radio and the anniversary edition of the radiosport was the first thing i ordered.
It is even better than my previous model. I have, never received so many unsolicited great reports. It quite simply is the beat there is.
NE6AA Rating: 2020-04-17
RS60CF headset w/M208 Dynamic Mic Time Owned: more than 12 months.
APR 17, 2020 Addendum: My RS60CF headset w/M208 Dynamic Microphone continues to perform flawlessly every day. I no longer feel comfortable with my desk or hand mics and my rig external speakers as a normal mode of operation because the RadioSport is so superior in audio quality. Dave Bottom just fulfilled my parts request for earpiece covers and microphone foam covers. I ordered these as preparation for future use, not at all because my existing parts are deteriorating. I just want to have consumable pieces on hand when and if the time comes. That is a measure of my satisfaction with Dave's products. Thank you! and 73!

The Radiosport headset comfort and external sound suppression are great. My wife has given up trying to get my attention while I am on the radio. I do not hear the telephone or any other external sound. Construction quality, all materials, and operator comfort are superb. My regular contacts with whom I communicate in the Propagation Group on 17 meters have been reporting uniformly high audio quality reports as well as good RS signal reports. I have had no reports of RF in my outgoing signal as I did on occasion with an older Heil Pro set I was gifted as a hand-me-down. When I try the Heil again for comparison, there is no comparison. Enough said.
K6MKF Rating: 2020-02-23
RS60CF - Best I've Ever Owned!! Time Owned: 0 to 3 months.
After removing the carpet from my ham shack I found that the ambient noise in the house was bouncing around in the shack a lot more. My trusty Yamaha CM-500s did not block any of it. A quick survey of my fellow DXers told me that the radiosport RS60CF was the way to go.
I had them two days after ordering. They're just great! My ambient noise virtually disappears when I have these on. Last night as I was in the 20M CW pile-up for VP8PJ, I could hear my own heartbeat. Now that's quiet!! The audio is great, and the mic Dave recommended for my K3 delivers great audio according to my SSB QSO partners.
K0AU Rating: 2019-10-20
RS60CF Great Headset Time Owned: more than 12 months.
Daily headset for 5 years. Great receive audio and audio reports. More important: comfortable to wear all night for a contest. Dave's support is outstanding.
VE9VIC Rating: 2019-09-23
heavy Time Owned: 0 to 3 months.
just got my RS20S-DDE Deluxe dream edition, I was using my Sennheiser 595 for a few years and wanted to see if I could get less noise with a amateur radio headset,because the Sennheiser are made for music, well no the RS20S are not better for the noise and they are heavier than my Sennheiser,both are the same for weak signal and noise, I could wear the Sennheiser all day long ,they are very light,the RS20S has a better exterior noise protection than my Sennheiser,because they cover the ears and the Sennheiser are more over the ears, but it not a problem here as my radio room is very quiet. Another thing about the RS20S is the cord that is a little short,two more feet would be nice here. I gave it a 4 because they are as good as my Sennheiser that cost double the price if not more,I still prefer the Sennheiser 595 for long period of time listening to dx.
KL4QG Rating: 2019-08-14
Best Headset /Mic made Time Owned: 0 to 3 months.
I have two behind ear hearing aids -80 % and 85% hearing lost-63 Doctor tell me 3-5 years I’ll be deaf nerve damage for chicken pots-
RadioSport lets me use my spec aids and hear very clear -
First headset let me do that and no RFI running 1500 watts with my Flex 6400M
Owner also answering phone and helps with questions very honest answers
If you want best than buy RadioSport -Anyone with hearing problems he designed these work with Hearing Aid and u can pump extra volume to hear great-
Feel Free email me
Bethel Alaska
KE8ILV Rating: 2019-06-06
Best headset I've ever used. Time Owned: 3 to 6 months.
I've used a lot of high-end headsets (David Clark, Sennheiser, Koss, Bose, Heil, Telex) for a lot of applications (aviation, industrial, pro audio) in a lot of environments (cockpit, jet engine test facility, steel mill, laboratory, music studio). The radiosport RS20S stands shoulder-to-shoulder with the best of them. The RS20S has it all: robust construction, excellent fit and finish, long-use comfort, effective ambient noise isolation, and high-intelligibility audio. It has reasonable weight (18.6oz) for a full-sized over-the-ear set, and the large headband pad and gel earpads spread the weight out effectively. And the combination of stereo, 6kHz response, and low impedance in a listen-only configuration isn't to be found on any other set - that I could find anyway. The removable (and replacable) cord, headband pad, and earpad covers are also great features. The RS20S is the last communicaions headset I'll ever need.
KF6BKH Rating: 2019-03-14
Great Headset Time Owned: 0 to 3 months.
I bought these to go with my Omni 7 for contesting but I have received so many good audio reports I now use these for every day use. The comfort and fit and finish is top notch. The only bad thing I can think of is the high price but if these last me as long as my old headset did then its is not a bad deal.
VK5ISO Rating: 2019-02-12
Updated review: problem solved. Great company to deal with! Time Owned: more than 12 months.
After reading my mildly negative review of Feb 25, 2018, in which I mentioned repeated problems with the headband coming loose, Dave Bottom, WI6R, founder of Radiosport contacted me by email and told me that he had become aware of the issue and that his team had redesigned the headband cover.
Dave very kindly proposed to send me the new headband cover for free (even thought my warrantee had long since lapsed), as long as I would cover postage to Australia.
I have just received the new headband cover and it has completely changed my experience of this headset, which I use everyday for CW. I cannot recommend it too highly in the light of its superb build-quality and the remarkable company ethics evinced by Dave and Arlan Communications which are in keeping with what amateur radio is all about!
N6MWA Rating: 2018-10-28
RS20CR Time Owned: 3 to 6 months.
The quality, comfort and audio characteristics are simply the best I have encountered at any price level for a communications headset. What really makes these headphones special is the build quality. This is a product you can buy once and depend on it over time unlike some other "premium" products which have the unfortunate tendency to literally fall apart. A great product!!