'ORBITA'--COMMUNICATIONS VIA SPACE. SUPER-LONG-RANGE TELEVISION TRANSMISSION SYSTEM BEGINS OPERATION.
FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO
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The network of Orbita stations - receiving points for television programs transmitted via molniya-1 communication satellites - is going into operation. More than twenty receiving stations were built in remote areas of Siberia, the Extreme North, the Far East, and in Central Asia. As a result of this accomplishment, Central Television programming is now being enjoyed by more than twenty million additional viewers.
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