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Above: the King David, with the unique circular loop  aerial

Capital Radio - Technical

Top right:  the studio on board King David

Bottom right: landbased studio

Transmitter

10kW RCA  BTA-10J1 transmitter (formerly used by Radio 270) but power used was never more than 1kW

Aerial

A unique circular loop aerial, suspended from a central  vertical mast 67’ (20.5m) diameter and hanging about 20' (6.1m) over each side of the ship. The overhanging segments were hinged so that they could be stored within the overall width of the King David.

Studio on board King David

Studio


QSL Card

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

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History

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