• Short Summary

    THE FIRST LIVE TRANS-PACIFIC TELEVISION RELAY, VIA A SATELLITE, WILL BE ATTEMPTED TODAY (FRIDAY), BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND JAPAN.

  • Description

    THE FIRST LIVE TRANS-PACIFIC TELEVISION RELAY, VIA A SATELLITE, WILL BE ATTEMPTED TODAY (FRIDAY), BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND JAPAN.

    THE PICTURES WILL BE PICKED UP IN JAPAN AT THIS DOMED RECEIVING STATION, NEAR TOKYO.THEY WILL THEN BE SENT BY CABLE AND MICROWAVE LINK, TO A COMMUNICATIONS CENTRE IN THE JAPANESE CAPITAL, FOR LATER TRANSMISSION TO TELEVISION STATIONS IN ALL PARTS OF THE COUNTRY.

    THE PICTURES WILL BE TRANSMITTED FROM A STATION IN CALIFORNIA, VIA THE 'RELAY' SATELLITE, WHICH WILL BE HALFWAY ACROSS THE PACIFIC.THE PROGRAMME WILL INCLUDE A GOODWILL MASSAGE FROM PRESIDENT KENNEDY TO THE JAPANESE PEOPLE.

    THE TRANSMISSION WILL BE ONE WAY ONLY -- FROM THE UNITED STATES TO JAPAN.IF IT IS A SUCCESS, TRANSMISSIONS FROM JAPAN WILL BE TRIED VIA "TELESTAR".THE COMPLETE TWO-WAY SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO BE IN OPERATION IN TIME FOR WORLD-WIDE RELAYS OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES IN TOKYO NEXT YEAR.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3NE4V2MBBW96P5538DPT5S6E1
    Media URN:
    VLVA3NE4V2MBBW96P5538DPT5S6E1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment