GRAY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS

Created: 1/1/1958

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O/.DC AST ING OPERATIONS

Proprietary Operations

1. Kadio Frogroaden eta to Poland. Hungary, Csechoelovakia, Rumania and Bulgaria overhortwave and one medium wave transmitters based near Munich, Germany, andhortwave transmitters located near Lisbon, Portugal, withtotal power5 kilowatts. Total transmitter broadcast time everaces 2'O0 hours weekly.

RFE's policy and role have been carefully defined by the Committee on Radio Broadcasting Pelicy (State, USIA, CL* repre-aeotatives). Distinct from the Voice of America.E isoice of the people of free Western nationn dedicatee to the interest of Eastern Europe" and 'an instrument unattrlbutable to the U. S. Government for the furthering of the tj.olicy objectives. " RITE maintains flexibility and objectivity. It lay* more emphasis on European ideas, events andoth within and out5ide tht. orbit than doee VGA.

Annual Operating Lxpewie:

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dio _ibcration is targeted to the Soviet Union and to Soviet forces In Eastern Europe. It broadcasts inanguages of tbeotalrenairiitter hours dally. Nine shortwave transmitters in- est Germany (total powerilowatts}astern USSR and Sovietn East Germany, Poland, 'rluagary and Rumania; four shortwave transmitters leased from the Broadcastingof China in Taiwan (total powerilowatts) cover parte ef the Soviet Farxtending from Eastern Siberia to the Maritime Provinces. Tbe activationhird Radio Liberation shortwavf! broadcast station, targeted to the wentems now iu progrnsf in Spain. This facility, eventually toilowatt power, io expected to aid materially in overcoming Soviet jamming.

The prograra approach and policy governing all rjjdiobroadcasts are controlled through an official policy documenty the Committee on Radio Broadcasting Policy.

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