• Short Summary

    A new ground station for the Intelsat satellite transmission network has begun operations at Psary, near Kielce in Poland.

  • Description

    1.
    SV Satellite antennae (nearest is Intelsat and in background, Sputnik).
    0.07

    2.
    SV INT Flashing lights on map locating receiving areas. (3 SHOTS)
    0.21

    3.
    SV Technicians at controls. (2 SHOTS)
    0.34

    4.
    SV TILT UP Electronic transmission equipment. (3 SHOTS)
    0.52

    5.
    CU Name on board "Psary Poland".
    0.56

    6.
    GVs Intelsat antenna. (2 SHOTS)
    1.06




    Initials DF/JRS





    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A new ground station for the Intelsat satellite transmission network has begun operations at Psary, near Kielce in Poland. It took almost two years to build the new complex, which complements the Intersputnik system, operating since 1974. Intelsat uses mostly American-made equipment and cost the equivalent of more than six million dollars. The ground station can originate television transmission and makes telephone calls more accessible to the United States, Canada, the Middle East, Africa and South America. At any one time, it can transmit and receive on almost 4,000 channels. Existing agreements allow calls to some 20 countries but in principle, any country with an Intelsat terminal could plug into the system.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEH3ZMEYCW80XY67T62PNTHORG
    Media URN:
    VLVAEH3ZMEYCW80XY67T62PNTHORG
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/10/1982
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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