Radio: The Busy Air, Jul. 12, 1954

¶In Limestone, Me., the Air Force formally dedicated the nation's smallest TV station. A one-camera setup with a maximum range of three miles, the station serves the remote, 15,000-man air base with kinescopes of regular shows (the commercials are eliminated) and with live Air Force talent. Similar TV stations are planned for armed forces stations in such isolated overseas areas as French Morocco, the Azores, Iceland and Saudi Arabia.

¶In Manhattan, NBC demonstrated a new method for giving freedom of movement to TV singers. Soprano Joan Diener, instead of being forced to stand near a microphone boom in order to be heard,...

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