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Voice of America Antenna Farm in North Carolina Leveled


A field of 48 antenna towers that the Voice of America once used to broadcast around the world, was dropped by explosives on April 4. The VOA had not used the towers, located in Beaufort County, North Carolina, for 10 years, although it still broadcasts news and information to Latin America, Cuba, the Caribbean and Africa from towers in a nearby county. According to news reports, it took less than 1 minute to fell the towers, which were hauled away as scrap. They had been in place for 50 years.

Television station WITN said the VOA site has been sold to the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission for conservation

See the towers go down in this WITN TV news report



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