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Radio Mi Amigo - Technical

Top:  on-board studio

Right: control console in Playa de Aro studios


50kW – Continental Electronics 317C

(Rarely operated above 15kW)

Aerial Height

December 1973 the final section of a  new 165’ (50m) mast was completed, (this was the mast which remained visible for 6 years after the Mi Amigo sank in March 1980)

50Kw transmitter on board studio

Top:: the 50kW Continental Electronics transmitter;

Below: aerial mast on the MV Mi Amigo


On board Mi Amigo

2 x Garrard 401 turntables

1 x Gates Studioette mixer

1 x AKG D202 microphone

2 x 400 Series Spotmasters

1 x 500 Series Spotmasters

2 x Revox A77 tape machines

QSL Card

Radio station engineering departments issue QSL cards to verify reception reports received from listeners

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Key Dates

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Key Dates Ship and Location Staff Programmes History

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