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Articles about 625-lines

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?

The BBC and the Pilkington Committee

Published 16 June 2023

The BBC gets its response to the Pilkington Committee in early

Continental Control Point

Published 13 May 2023

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

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

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

Annual report 1969

Published 1 September 2021

1968 was a busy year for ATV Network, as this excerpt from their annual report for 1969 reveals

BBC-2 opens

Published 20 August 2021

It’s (almost) here! Get ready for the launch of BBC-2

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

Mendip mast opening – full colour plan

Published 3 February 2021

Get ready for something new: HTV West is about to launch with local programmes for local people

Continental television stations

Published 23 December 2020

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

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

ITA Colour is coming!

Published 20 May 2019

Colour… UHF… 625… Duplication… What the viewer needs to know in 1969

Wired-up for service

Published 17 July 2018

Electrical maintenance: the beating heart of Television House and Wembley

A year of colour

Published 23 April 2018

David Attenborough looks back at a year of BBC-2 in colour

New TV system needed

Published 11 July 2017

Did Associated-Rediffusion’s managing director predict digital television in 1962?

How to receive BBC-2

Published 22 May 2017

BBC-2 is on its way to the north of England. This 1965 leaflet tells you all you need to know about receiving it

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

Getting 2 colour

Published 25 July 2014

The BBC encourages us to tune our sets correctly for BBC-2 and colour in 1968

BBC-2 News

Published 15 June 2014

BBC-2 News for Spring 1968 brings you all the 625 and colour information you need

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