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Roof Top Aerials Are Not Necessary

Published 27 May 2024

After councils ban aerials on their housing stock, a word to the wise in 1955

Correcting picture faults

Published 1 November 2021

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

Factsheet 1966: ITA Engineering

Published 4 October 2018

An introduction to the ITV transmitter network in 1966

Wired-up for service

Published 17 July 2018

Electrical maintenance: the beating heart of Television House and Wembley

Oracle – Broadcasting the Written Word

Published 26 March 2018

The IBA introduces its experimental ‘Oracle’ service in the early 1970s

A Solid Step Forward

Published 12 March 2018

A look at how IBA transmitters were going solid-state in 1975


Published 20 February 2018

Instructions for transmitter staff in the event of screens going blank

✎ Trade

Published 12 June 2017

A YouTube channel of IBA engineering announcements

By-ways of Engineering

Published 9 June 2017

By-ways of the BBC: making it all happen in 1938 [8/9]

The IBA’s flying-squad

Published 30 May 2017

The work of the mobile maintenance teams in 1974

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

Television Comes to the Centre of England

Published 17 December 2016

The Radio Times explains the technical achievements in building the Sutton Coldfield transmitter in 1949

A member of the Transdiffusion Broadcasting System
Liverpool, Monday 8 July 2024