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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - September 30, 1976, High Point, North Carolina So High Point Enterprise. Thursday. September 30, 1976 congressional report says indochinese refugees adjust Many experience depression Bob Walton with his equipment a wire photo Ham radios to sets permit Mars viewing Des Moines. Iowa apr if you be got about $700. You can sit in your Home and receive pictures of the Martian landscape 230 million Miles away and if you re a Ham radio operator you can get the pictures for a lot less particularly if you have a discarded television set. What s it like to sit in your basement and look at pictures of Mars transmitted by the Viking Lander Quot a a its fantastic a says Bob Walton 59, a retired printing Foreman and a Ham operator. A Quot the most striking photos i have Are of volcanoes sticking up through the ice Clouds and of the Martian Moon a i keep waiting to see that Martian running around up there a Walton says about 25 qualified Ham radio operators Are receiving the photos and that one third of the nation s 260,-000 hams have the capability Walton says those wanting the same peek at Mars need about $700 for a tape recorder some cassettes a converter a Ham band receiver and an old television set hooking this equipment together properly will give anyone a View across 230 million Miles of photographs transmitted by the Viking Lander on Mars and relayed by off duty technicians employed by the National aeronautics and space administration Nasa. It began when Inasa s Jet propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena. Calif., broadcast on the 20-meter band last july that off duty personnel would relay Martian pie lures through their Amateur radio station. When station nv6 Nasa 1976 Viking began transmitting Walton found a junked television set replaced some parts and was in business to receive the television picture. Walton tape records the signals and puts the recording through a converter turning the sound into pictures when played Back when an nv6 operator explains the photo vocally a i also tape that. When i play it Back. I can hear his explanation of what he a showing a High pitch sounds Are White on the television screen and Low pitch Are Black. The ones in Between give you the Gray Scales. They form a Walton s next step is three dimensional pictures of the Martian landscape he says nv6 transmits a a left hand picture and a right hand picture of Mars. I arrange two mirrors in a Vee shape and adjust them so they appear As one scene when i take a picture of them off the to Walton has six cassette tapes of Martian pictures. By John Stowell associated press writer Washington a most of the 138,000 indochinese refugees who fled to the United states after communist led victories in Southeast Asia Are adjusting to their new country but Many suffer from mental depression a new report to Congress says. The congressional task Force on refugees said that in the nearly 18 months since the fall of South Vietnam and Cambodia most of the refugees have made a vast strides toward assimilation into american the percentage of refugees drawing welfare has stabilized for the first time the report said and most have found jobs and left the Homes of their initial american sponsors. While Many serious problems in adjustment remain the vietnamese. Laotians and cambodians who fled to the United states when the communists overran Saigon and phenom penh in the Spring of 1975 Quot Are progressing better than Many expected in the Early anti Nudera Bill supported by Denver Denver a Singer John Denver has contributed $25,000 to a Campaign backing a constitutional amendment that would restrict development of nuclear facilities in Colorado. Denver donator to similar proposals i at least two other states also will give a Benefit concert oct 13, with proceeds going to coloradans for Safe Power the group backing the proposal. 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Main Days of resettlement and the overwhelming majority Are moving toward economic Congress was told an increasing incidence of mental depression among refugees has been observed the task Force said a a natural result of resettlement in a new treatment of the mental illness through conventional therapy however is extremely difficult because modern psychiatry is virtually unknown in indochinese culture and language and cultural barriers make it almost impossible for psychiatric workers to assist refugee patients the report said. The task Force recommended that Congress approve a Ford administration Bill to open the door for citizenship for the refugees by declaring them to be resident aliens. Similar legislation was enacted to assist refugees from the hungarian and cuban revolutions unless the indochinese Are declared resident aliens the report said it would take nearly 30 years before All the refugees could gain resident alien status the first step toward citizenship because the Law provides that no More than 5.100 persons from All countries in a Given veal can be admitted to Tho United states in that classification. The task Force said a july August Survey found that 80 per cent of the refugee men Are working or looking for work slightly higher than the general american male rate of 75.6 per cent and that 45 per cent of the refugee women Are in the labor Force about the same As the american rate for All women the refugee men and women were experiencing a 13 per cent unemployment rate however which is higher than the 7.9 per cent unemployment rate in August for the general population but still a improvement Over the 21 per cent jobless rate for refugees in a december january Survey. Quot most refugees Are in rela Lively unskilled jobs and Many families have More than one wage earner Quot the report said the latest Survey found that 20 per cent of the families had annual incomes of less than $5,000. And another 35 per cent had in comes of less than $10,000 Upton Supply co. 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