28870Re: [coldwarcomms] RE: MR AUTOVON
- Oct 31, 2013tomandsue@... wrote:
> Donnersberg. Great memories, but same mountain, different tower! In
> late July, 1969 our outfit (AFTV Germany) televised the activities
> surrounding, as well as the actual moon landing by Apollo XI and the
> Moon Walk. It was the first time commercial US Network programming
> hit European audiences live, and also the first time ever for a live
> telecast from the US for the troops stationed overseas.
I was watching the landing from that transmitter in my apartment in
Morlaurtern, just north of Kaiserslautern. My wife and I had our
landlord, his wife and mother with us watching the event. Visited
Ramstein many times. Often to watch the drag races held on an old runway.
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