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Q and A on colour TV

Published 19 December 2023

When is it coming into service? How much will a set cost? Will it mean the end of black and white?

Who invented television?

Published 14 December 2023

An expert answers the question which many people ask as they watch their TV screen

High Definition Television – A British Achievement

Published 20 October 2023

There’s a lot for the British to be proud of when it comes to TV

Holme Moss

Published 6 October 2023

All you ever needed to know about an engineering achievement high in the Pennines

How television works

Published 8 September 2023

This new ‘television’ idea is getting popular, but how does it work?

The Authority’s Stations: West and North Wales

Published 3 August 2023

ITV transmitters in 1962: north and west Wales

The Authority’s Stations: Channel Islands

Published 27 July 2023

ITV transmitters in 1962: Jersey, Guernsey, Sark and Herm

The Authority’s Stations: North-East Scotland

Published 20 July 2023

ITV transmitters in 1962: northern Scotland

The Authority’s Stations: The Borders

Published 13 July 2023

ITV transmitters in 1962: for the England/Scotland border

The Authority’s Stations: South-West England

Published 6 July 2023

ITV transmitters in 1962: the west country

The Authority’s Stations: Northern Ireland

Published 29 June 2023

ITV transmitters in 1962: Strabane and Black Mountain

The Authority’s Stations: East Anglia

Published 22 June 2023

ITV transmitters in 1962: Eastern England

The BBC and the Pilkington Committee

Published 16 June 2023

The BBC gets its response to the Pilkington Committee in early

The Authority’s Stations: North-East England

Published 15 June 2023

ITV transmitters in 1962: Northeastern England

The Authority’s Stations: South and South-East England

Published 8 June 2023

ITV transmitters in 1962: Southern region

The Authority’s Stations: South Wales and West of England

Published 1 June 2023

ITV transmitters in 1962: west of England and south of Wales

The Authority’s Stations: Central Scotland

Published 25 May 2023

ITV transmitters in 1962: lowland Scotland

The Authority’s Stations: The North

Published 18 May 2023

ITV transmitters in 1962: Northern region

Continental Control Point

Published 13 May 2023

A new control room for live continental broadcasting exchange opens in Broadcasting House

The Authority’s Stations: The Midlands

Published 11 May 2023

ITV transmitters in 1962: Midlands region

The Authority’s Stations: London

Published 5 May 2023

ITV transmitters in 1962: London region

240, 405, 625, 1080… GO!

Published 31 December 2022

Geoff Nash tries to explain 2023’s TV technology to a 1936 viewer

Broadcasting in Britain: New Dimensions in Broadcasting – Colour and Stereophony

Published 30 December 2022

Part six of a brief technical history of broadcasting in Britain

Broadcasting in Britain: The Ascendancy of Television

Published 23 December 2022

Part five of a brief technical history of broadcasting in Britain

Broadcasting in Britain: The Pre-War Years 1932-1939

Published 9 December 2022

Part three of a brief technical history of broadcasting in Britain

Broadcasting in Britain: The Coming of Television

Published 2 December 2022

Part two of a brief technical history of broadcasting in Britain

Demonstration of Colour Television to Members of Parliament

Published 22 July 2022

The BBC tests NTSC colour on 405-lines for the benefit of MPs

Eurovision

Published 14 May 2022

Television prepares for its greatest triumph, to reach out beyond the frontiers of Europe and bring you instantaneous sights and sounds from six different countries

The future of television: The answer

Published 28 December 2021

Part Eleven: Keith Waterhouse of the Daily Mirror looks into the future of British television

The case for 405 line VHF colour

Published 8 December 2021

The general manager of Rediffusion on why we should go into colour now, in 1966

Correcting picture faults

Published 1 November 2021

Make sure your television set is fully adjusted to improve your viewing

New television standards: effect on British television

Published 19 February 2021

An upgrade from 405-lines to 625-lines is not enough on its own to get people to buy or rent new sets, says the BBC’s DC Birkinshaw in 1959

Continental television stations

Published 23 December 2020

A look at how television facilities have developed across Europe in 1967

Television apparatus

Published 31 July 2020

Television is coming soon and, the Nottingham Journal decides, the Baird system is the one to bet on

Why ITV is pulling out all the plugs

Published 24 June 2019

It’s almost S-night! With ITV about to convert from 405 to 625, the technology correspondent of the Sunday Times looks into what’s involved

Wired-up for service

Published 17 July 2018

Electrical maintenance: the beating heart of Television House and Wembley

The plain man’s guide to the changeover to 625 line TV

Published 24 April 2017

A 1963 guide to the options available for 625 lines, colour and ITV-2

A member of the Transdiffusion Broadcasting System
Liverpool, Wednesday 24 April 2024