The (in)famous Preamplified mic

Well , after Trying the original hand mic that came with the System 600 Hf transceiver i decided on one of those long nights of insomnia to build a Preamplified microphone, using just what i had on hand , mostly parts from the junkbox , well i ended modifying an existing design , and putting , The main transistor is a 2n2222 , and provides more than the nescesary amplification to drive this nice HF radio .