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Voice of Peace - Technical

Transmitters

Originally there were two 25Kw Collins transmitters  which had been donated to the Peace Foundation and rebuilt by VOP engineers)

(Power increased to 75Kw from September 1977)


A Nautel FM transmitter ( installed April 1980, replaced May 1988)

On 11th/12th May 1987 a new 10 Kw Nautel Ampfet 10 medium wave transmitter was installed on the MV Peace


Aerial Height

The original 160' aerial mast (originally intended for the original RNI ship, Mebo I and donated to the Peace Foundation by Mebo Ltd) collapsed on 27th January 1981)


A new mast was installed in February 1981 (this collapsed after 10 days and was replaced by a wire aerial slung between the ship's own masts  

In mid-April 1981 a new aerial mast was erected on board the ship

May 1983 the medium wave aerial was rebuilt to its full height - the station had been operating on a slung wire antenna for some time

July 1983  a centre fold dipole aerial was rigged between the radio ship's foremast and midships mast to enable shortwave transmissions to resume

Studio

Main Studio:

Gates mixer, Gates turntables, Gates cartridge machines.

Electrovoice microphones.

Sennheiser lightweight headphones.

Studio on MV Peace Studio on MV Peace

Right: two views of the studio on board MV Peace

Original AM transmitters on MV Peace Aerial mast on MV Peace

Top left: the original AM transmitters on board MV Peace

Top right: the stereo FM transmitter on board MV Peace

Right: the aerial mast


QSL Card

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


History

Key Dates

Ship and Location

Technical

Staff

Programmes

Key Dates History Ship and Location Staff Programmes Treasure Chest

Treasure Chest

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