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Attempt to Link Up Jerusalem and London Telephonically

The Post Office in England and in Egypt are trying to establish radio-telephone communication between Cairo and London in time to transmit a radio programme which it is planned to broadcast from Jerusalem on April 17th. as part of the celebration of the seventh anniversary of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

The plan is to transmit the programme by land line from Jerusalem to Cairo, by radio telephone from Cairo to London, and thence by radio telephone to New York, where it will be broadcast.

Attempts made last night to connect Jerusalem and London proved unsuccessful, however. London was able to hear parts of the Jerusalem conversation, but London failed completely to make itself audible in Jerusalem.

The postal authorities express great doubt as to whether it will be possible to make the necessary arrangements for successful transmission in time for the ceremony on April 17th.

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