Laser 558

Time frame 1984-1985

1 - The MV Communicator; home of the American "Laser 558"
The MV Communicator; home of the
American Offshore radio station "Laser 558"

2 - Part of the Caroline crew visit the Communicator
Part of the Radio Caroline crew visit
the neighbours on the MV Communicator

3 - Laser 558 in 1984
Radio Laser 558 in 1984
(with an ordinary T-antenna)

4 - Laser 558 on-air studio
Laser 558 on-air studio (yep, that's me in the background)

5 - Holly Michaels
Holly Michaels showing off in the on-air studio

6 - David Chaney (sorry, Dave!)
David Chaney

7 - Communicator front to aft
A view from the front of the ship

8 - Erin Kelly
Erin Kelly

9 - Erin on air (only just gotten out of bed)
Erin once more, this time just after she had woken up

10 - The production studio
The production studio

11 - Helium for the balloon antenna (which turned out to be a fiasco)
Helium for the balloon antenna (which turned out to be a fiasco)

12 - The Generator room
The Generator room

13 - The 10 kW transmitter (CSI - plate modulated)
The 10 kW transmitter (CSI - plate modulated)

14 - AM sound processor (not as good as the Optimod)
AM sound processor (not as good as the Optimod)

15 - Laser crew sailing by
Cool! A dinghy that really works when you want to use it...

16 - The Communicator (in the far distance you can see the Ross Revenge)
The Communicator (in the far distance you can see the Ross Revenge)

   

 

Photos 6,8 Leendert Vingerling

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