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DCR (Danmarks Commercielle Radio) - Technical

Above: Two views of the control panel in the Copenhagen studios


20 Kw  (claimed) Siemens Transmitter

Aerial Height

111’ (34m)


Lucky Star had professional standard equipment installed when it was converted for use as a radio ship by DCR including:-

Lyrec 72 and Magnavox playback reel-to-reel tape machines

Above: The Siemans transmitter on board Lucky Star

Lucky Star transmitter

Photo: Erik Lindhart

Photo: Erik Lindhart

Studio on Lucky Star DCR Control Room DCR Control Room

QSL Card

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

Courtesy Henrik Norgaard

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Key Dates

Ship and Location




Key Dates Ship and Location Staff Programmes History

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Above and left: Two views of the studio on board Lucky Star

Above: The directional aerial on board Lucky Star

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