Accession Number:

AD0677243

Title:

'ORBITA'--COMMUNICATIONS VIA SPACE. SUPER-LONG-RANGE TELEVISION TRANSMISSION SYSTEM BEGINS OPERATION.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-12-08

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Non-Radio Communications

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE