NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 26, 1981
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REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Communications problems with space shuttle Columbia on April 14, 1981, recalled arising from television cameras; details given. Incring. problem of radio frequency interference (RFI) examined. [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) spokesperson Bob BOREK - notes seriousness of problem.] Examples of RFI outlined. [Federal Communications Commission spokesperson Jim McKINNEY - fears golden age of electronics won't occur.] Moral Majority radio station noted wiping out television reception in surrounding area; details given. [Electronic Ind. Association spokesperson Jack WAYMAN - consider situation a small price to pay.] Al DePermintier's situation outlined as example
REPORTER: John Dancy
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