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Transmitter

A 10Kw RCA transmitter (only 5Kw output achieved)


Aerial

An aerial array consisting of wire strung along the ship supported by the 100' central mast

Studio

Some rudimentary studio equipment including a control panel, microphone and four reel-to-reel tape decks.

Radio Free America - Technical

QSL Card

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




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Above: the transmitter on board Columbus before it was fully operational.

Photo: Frank Hormann