ITA stations in 1962

The Independent Television Authority explains the original 405-line VHF transmitters

UHF television coverage

24 December 2022

UHF coverage maps for ITV in 1979

To the North

10 May 2021

A twisty tale of how to get two- and three-way networking established for ITV in the 1950s

Television Phenomena

21 October 2020

10-3, 10-3, you’re ruining our television reception

Yes, commercial T.V. is here

22 September 2020

Commercial television launches in London tonight – but how will that affect the people of Banbury?

How ITV Was Received on Merseyside

4 July 2019

The Liverpool Echo reviews Granada’s first night on air in 1956… and finds that the picture is terrible

A rationalised ITV structure

27 May 2019

The Daily Telegraph has a plan for ITV in 1971: tear it up and start again. It’s nonsense and we’ll tell you why

A Solid Step Forward

12 March 2018

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

The miracle of Eurovision

13 May 2017

The story of the Eurovision Network, told from the point of view of 1961

I found my thrill on Beulah Hill

22 September 2015

Reaching for the service area


22 September 2015

The physical networking arrangements of early ITV

One service, two areas, three audiences

12 January 2015

The trials of covering Wales and the west of England

Television comes to the Midlands

10 December 2014

Television arrives in the Midlands in 1949

Five into four won’t go

3 November 2014

Transmitter problems for Yorkshire, Tyne Tees and Anglia

That’s except for viewers in the midlands

28 July 2014

Regional variations apply to Monty Python’s Flying Circus in 1971

ATV Today – a Midland Montage

11 May 2008

The regional story

Up on Emley Moor…

1 December 2005

Former ITA Engineer David Lee’s story of the fateful day in 1969


1 August 2001

Stealing television

A member of the Transdiffusion Broadcasting System
Liverpool, Tuesday 21 May 2024