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2 x 10Kw Continental Electronics 316B transmitters, coupled together in a combining unit
155’ (47m) from deck level. The top 120’ (36.6m) was tubular welded-section steel mounted on 35’ (10.6m) of the original ship’s mast.
The station’s claimed height of 165’ (50.2m) was measured to the bottom of the keel.
The aerial was a wire cage series feed.
VIEWS OF THE STUDIO
The Caroline North studio in 1967
Photo: Andy Cadier
Don Allen on air
Mike Ahern in the studio
Photo: Kenny Tosh
Martin Kayne on air
Photo: Andy Cadier/Mike Wright
Below right: the aerial mast on board MV Caroline
Back to Radio Caroline North
1 x Gates Studioette mixer unit
2 x Gates 16” turntables
2 x Ampex tape recorders and amplifiers
2 x Spotmaster cartridge machines
1 x AKG D12 microphone
Radio station engineering departments issue QSL cards to verify reception reports received from listeners
Radio Caroline QSL card issued shortly after the merger with Radio Atlanta
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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)