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New Radio Transmitter Will Send News Loud and Clear to Arabs

Israel radio fans in Cairo, Damascus, Beirut and Amman will hear their favorite programs louder and clearer following the inauguration Sunday of the Broadcasting Authority’s new 1200-kilowatt transmitter for use” by the Arab language service on Israel Radio.

After sundown, when atmospheric conditions are most favorable for radio transmission, the programs will be heard also in Iraq. Saudi Arabia. Sudan and Iran. The new transmitter station. which cost IL. 10 million, is located in the center of the country. The previous transmitter was only 200 kilowatts. The only comparable station in the Mideast is in Iran.

Practically every Latin American country and 30 African and Asian nations, will be represented by ministers or top officials at the 7th Rehovot Conference, beginning Sept. 5. Also participating in the Conference devoted to the problem of economic growth in developing countries will be dozens of distinguished scientists and scholars. Presiding over the opening session at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem will be Foreign Minister Abba Elmn. Sessions will continue through Sept. 11.

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