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STAUFFER COMMUNICATIONS JOINS SATCOM C-5 RADIO NEIGHBORHOOD

     STAUFFER COMMUNICATIONS JOINS SATCOM C-5 RADIO NEIGHBORHOOD
    PRINCETON, N.J., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Stauffer Communications, Inc. and GE American Communications, Inc. (GE Americom) have signed an agreement for satellite transmission service on Satcom C-5, it was announced today.
    The long-term agreement calls for fully protected, Single Channel Per Carrier (SCPC) service.
    Stauffer Communications, Inc., based in Topeka, Kan., operates three statewide news and sports radio networks:  the Kansas Information Network, Kansas Agriculture Network and Kansas State Wildcat Sports Network.
    Stauffer also distributes broadcasts of Kansas City Royals games to 140 affiliates in 12 Midwestern states.
    "We are delighted to be using Satcom C-5, which we regard as the premier  radio satellite,'" said Bob Fromme, assistant vice president of Stauffer Communications, Inc.
    "We are proud to welcome Stauffer Communications aboard Satcom C-5. Stauffer can only enhance the value of GE Americom's high-quality C-5 neighborhood," said Neil Bauer, senior vice president of Commercial Operations for GE Americom.
    GE Americom, located in Princeton, operates the Satcom fleet -- five C-band and two Ku-band satellites -- that services cable television, broadcast radio and television as well as business information and government markets.  GE Americom is a subsidiary of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE).
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    /CONTACT:  Paul Manuele of GE Americom, 609-987-4200/
    (GE) CO:  Stauffer Communications, Inc.; GE American Communications, Inc. ST:  New Jersey, Kansas IN:  TLS SU: MK-CC -- PH023 -- 1744 11/06/91 13:07 EST
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