Shifting sands

Fenyvesi, Charles
September 1992
U.S. News & World Report;9/14/92, Vol. 113 Issue 10, p28
Reports that the United States government is likely to scrub its long-delayed plan to build a $200-million-plus relay station in Israel's Negev Desert for beaming short-wave programs to Russia. The probable new site may be Kuwait; The agreement to build the huge transmitter was initialed in 1985; The final blow to the plan is expected this fall; The US government's option for upgrading it.


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