STRATOVISION CONVENTION TELECAST FORECASTS NATIONWIDE SERVICE
June 23, no year
Zanesville, Ohio, June 23 - Television broadcasts of the Republican Convention beamed the world's first Stratovision airborne station to this rural community tonight make technically possible coast-to-coast television and frequency modulation broadcasting even to remote and isolated farm homes. Stratovision - a joint development of Westinghouse and the Glenn L. Martin Company - successfully rebroadcast from the east coast television network the Convention and Lois-Walcott fight over an estimated area of 525 miles diameter covering nine states.
In the network system, illustrated, programs originated in ground
studios are beamed to the planes which relay it (dotted lines) from
plane to plane. Meanwhile each plane in the network would receive
and broadcast nine simultaneously available programs in an area of
about 500 miles diameter (shaded circles).