Electronic Hearing Protection for Musicians (and Hunters)

From time to time I fit electronic hearing protection for musicians or hunters. The idea is that electronic hearing protection would provide slight amplification for soft level sounds but hearing protection (sound attenuation) for overly loud sounds. These devices are really just hearing aids in disguise  – they are typically, but not always, digital, have a…

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Marine life and environmental noise

I decided to go for a swim into the south pacific off the coast of Guam, and submerged to about 36,000 feet just to listen to how noisy the Mariana Trench is. The Mariana Trench is the deepest part of the ocean and runs roughly in a crest from a north to south direction.  The…

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