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2 x 10Kw Continental Electronics 316B transmitters (serial numbers 32 and 37)
141’ (43m) high (from deck level). The top 91’ (27.7m) was welded section alloy Sparlight yachting mast. The bottom 50’ (15.2m) was what had survived of the Radio Nord mast.
The station claimed an aerial height of 168’ (51.2m).
The aerial was a wire cage series feed.
There were 2 on-board studios from the Radio Nord days:-
2 x Spotmaster 500 cart machines
2 x TEAC R-310 tape recorders
1 x Gates Studioette mixer unit
2 x Thorens TD124 turntables
AKG D25 microphone
Spotmaster 500 cart machine
Thanks to Ian Anderson for providing information from his research into offshore radio aerial masts (originally published in Offshore Echos Magazine December 2007 and April 2008)
Radio station engineering departments issue QSL cards to verify reception reports received from listeners
Ship and Location
Left: on-board studio
Below left: one of the turntables
Below right: a Spotmaster cart machine
Top Right: Radio Atlanta’s transmitters
Below Right: the aerial mast on board the Mi Amigo
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