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2 Nov 2018 Item added to Information Exchange page. Tony Taylor
26 Oct 2018 Item added to Information Exchange page..... and resolved. Gwil Jones, John Levett
26 Oct 2018 Deaths page updated. Brian Ammon has died. Colin Smith
23 Oct 2018 1950: Newsreel: Improving the View at Kingswood Warren. Link added to Research page.  
14 Oct 2018 Link to the video "Holme Moss - How it was Built" added to Video page. Russ Inman
14 Oct 2018 Deaths page updated. Peter Brett has died. Fred Gelder
12 Oct 2018 Deaths page updated. Eileen Briggs has died. David Porter, Jeff Cant
19 Sep 2018 Deaths page updated. Clive Rickerby has died.  
12 Sep 2018 D&ED Reunion Lunch page updated.  There will be further updates before the 2018 lunch, but they will not be shown on this New Items page.  
11 Sep 2018 Deaths page updated. Eric Buckley has died. John Buckley
19 Aug 2018 Short contribution added to War Reminiscences page. Ray Liffen
14 Aug 2018 Pictures and information about diesels from Moorside Edge added to Specific Transmitter Sites page. David Porter
14 Aug 2018 Signal Issues 46, 47 and 48, about frequencies and antennas, added to Tricks of the Trade page. David Porter
14 Aug 2018 Item added to Information Exchange page. Russell W. Barnes
13 Aug 2018 Skelton, Penrith and the World 1943 - 1993, by Ken Davies added to Books and Specific Transmitter Sites pages. Nick Cutmore
12 Aug 2018 Daventry 1925 - 1992 (A commemorative booklet) added to Specific Transmitter Sites page. Bert Gallon. Nick Cutmore.
10 Aug 2018 Deaths page updated. Nigel Vincent has died. Jon Aberdein. Dave Porter.
3 Aug 2018 Item added to Information Exchange page. Kate Terkanian
24 July 2018 Technical Description of the MARCONI-E.M.I. System of Television added to Technical Instructions and Technical Reviews. Nick Cutmore
27 June 2018 TI for UN2/501 added to Technical Instructions/ACO (replaces incomplete version) Brian Summers, Nick Cutmore
21 June 2018 Deaths page updated. John Stephenson has died. Peter Randall
21 June 2018 Deaths page updated. Peter Adams has died. Roger Farmer
30 May 2018 Pictures of technical facilities in Bush House added to Studio Operations page (under Pictures). Bert Gallon, Nick Cutmore
30 May 2018 Pictures of Daventry, Rampisham, Skelton and Woofferton added to Specific Tx Sites page (at end of each section). Bert Gallon, Nick Cutmore
29 May 2018 Short Form Video Test Procedures added to Technical Reviews/Television. Nick Cutmore
29 May 2018 NICAM 728 specification added to Technical Reviews/Television. Nick Cutmore
29 May 2018 D&ED - Funding The Future. Reorganisation note (1990) added to D&ED page. Nick Cutmore
26 May 2018 63 ETD Engineering Information Sheets added to Training/ETD-info-sheets page. (74 sheets total) Nick Cutmore
25 May 2018 Four Engineering Press Releases on Stereo/VHF added to Engineering Information Department page. Nick Cutmore
25 May 2018 Digital Audio training booklet added to Training page. Nick Cutmore
25 May 2018 D&ED reorganisation, March 1992 added to D&ED page. Nick Cutmore
25 May 2018 Designs Department 1982 and 1985 Open Days booklets added to Designs Department page. Nick Cutmore
25 May 2018 CEEFAX - Its History & Development added to Technical Reviews/Television. Nick Cutmore
25 May 2018 Bush House traffic position and codebar switch operation added to Studio Operations. Nick Cutmore
25 May 2018 Bush House - Skelton carrier equipment added to Specific Tx Sites page. Nick Cutmore
19 May 2018 Date of 2018 lunch added to D&ED Reunion Lunch page.  
2 May 2018 Item added to Information Exchange page. Mike Davis, Bart Schipper
10 Apr 2018 Section on GDPR updated on Policy page.  
8 Apr 2018 Section on GDPR added to Policy page.  
19 Mar 2018 Deaths page updated. Alison Westmoreland has died. Tony Kendall
20 Feb 2018 Transmission Times 1993 added to Transmission Newsletters. Tony Smith
14 Feb 2018 Deaths page updated. An obituary has been added for John Austin (scroll to 24 November 2016). Margaret Evans, Mike Austin
13 Feb 2018 Deaths page updated. Vivian Weeks has died. Richard Hubbard, Richard Lawrence
13 Feb 2018 Obituary for Ian Blanthorn added to Deaths page. Norman Shacklady
31 Jan 2018 Note about ED122 "Specification for the Wiring of Equipment" added to Equipment Department page. Guy Stanbury
29 Jan 2018 D&ED Reunion Lunch page updated with pictures from lunch in 2017. John Robinson
21 Jan 2018 Deaths page updated. Mark Ashworth has died.  
6 Jan 2018 Link to "Direct Television from Alexandra Palace" added to References page (under Places).  
31 Dec 2017 Deaths page updated. Ian Blanthorn has died. Alan Kinnear
27 Dec 2017 Deaths page updated. Ron Forster has died. Frankie Forster
22 Dec 2017 Article about clearing out time at Kingswood added to Research/Reminiscences page. John Sykes
22 Dec 2017 NET9816 - Description of an electronic circuit analysis program added to Designs Technology page. John Sykes
22 Dec 2017 TV Broadcasting 1960-70 added to Technical Reviews/Transmitters. Nick Cutmore
22 Dec 2017 The New BBC TV Station at the Crystal Palace c1957 added to Specific Tx Sites page. Nick Cutmore
22 Dec 2017 Technical Glossary for BBC Engineers (1941) added to Technical Reviews/Miscellaneous. Nick Cutmore
22 Dec 2017

Tech performance of long chains of UHF transmitters added to Technical Reviews/Transmitters.

Nick Cutmore
22 Dec 2017 Sound Broadcasting - Its Engineering Development 1962 added to BBC Engineering Division page. Nick Cutmore
22 Dec 2017 Registered Designs and Coded Equipment 1963 - Volume 2: Components added to RDCE page. Nick Cutmore
22 Dec 2017 Note on Attenuators, Pads & Branching Networks added to Technical Reviews/Communications. Nick Cutmore
22 Dec 2017 Article about the ATAC control system in Cyprus added to Specific Tx Sites page. Nick Cutmore
22 Dec 2017 Managing BBC Engineering added to BBC Engineering Division page. Nick Cutmore
22 Dec 2017 Properties of HDB3 code added to Technical Reviews/Communications. Nick Cutmore
22 Dec 2017 Engineering Research Review 1987 added to Research page. Nick Cutmore
22 Dec 2017 Engineering of the transmission network for Channel 4 added to Technical Reviews/Transmitters. Nick Cutmore
22 Dec 2017 Designs Reference Data added to Designs/Technology page. Nick Cutmore
22 Dec 2017 Introducing DAB added to Books page. Nick Cutmore
18 Dec 2017 Deaths page updated. George Kinross has died. Kirsty Kinross
11 Dec 2017 Deaths page updated. Alan Goodsell has died. David Porter
6 Dec 2017 Deaths page updated. Ron Bradbrook and Bob Weston have died. Chris Gardiner and Stuart Winsor
6 Dec 2017 Crystal Palace Transmitter Information Sheet added to Specific Tx Sites page. Nick Cutmore
26 Nov 2017 BBC Engineering: Progress and Achievements added to BBC Engineering Division page.

Nick Cutmore

26 Nov 2017 Prospero article about COU.4 added to Technical Instruction Post-1949 page (Item T2).  
26 Nov 2017 Paper on Channel Combiners for RF Transmitters added to Technical Reviews/Transmitters. Nick Cutmore
26 Nov 2017 Booklet: BBC Television - A British Engineering Achievement added to Technical Reviews/Television. Nick Cutmore
26 Nov 2017 Article on 40 Years' Television from the BBC added to Technical Reviews/Television. Nick Cutmore
26 Nov 2017 Article on licensing BBC Designs added to Designs Department. Nick Cutmore
2 Nov 2017 Reunions page added.  See menu on the Home page.  
2 Nov 2017 D&ED Reunion Lunch page updated.  
2 Nov 2017 Deaths page updated. David Eaton has died. Phil Richmond
20 Sep 2017 D&ED Lunch page updated.  Further updates will not be listed on this New Items page.  
22 Aug 2017 Link to 1961 video of Rampisham added to Videos page and Specific Tx Sites page.  
15 Aug 2017 Restoring a BBC Local Radio Mk 1 Studio Desk added to Tricks of The Trade page. David Porter
3 Aug 2017 Deaths page updated. Tys James has died. Peter Condron
19 July 2017

Deaths page updated. Simon Hazlewood has died.

Mike Hawkshaw
28 June 2017 World Analogue Television Standards and Waveforms added to Technical Reviews page (Television section). Alan Pemberton
28 June 2017 Item added to Information Exchange page. Phil Loweth
13 June 2017 Link to Radiophonic Museum added to References page. Martin King
5 June 2017 Managed Broadcast Network paper added to Communications Projects page. David Russell
1 June 2017 Item added to Information Exchange page. Graham Vine
28 May 2017 Item added to Information Exchange page. James Hayes
18 May 2017 Link to video of BBC colour television experiments added to this DD Reminiscences page (highlighted yellow, near the end). Julian Watson
17 May 2017 Pictures of Neville Watson added to a Designs Department Reminiscences page. Julian Watson
5 May 2017 Link to English Heritage report on Orford Ness added to Specific Transmitter Sites page.  
28 April 2017 Deaths page updated. Gordon Bush has died. Derek Cornell
15 April 2017 Information about Swingate added to Specific Transmitter Sites page. Norman Marsden
15 April 2017 Deaths page updated. Russell Tollerfield has died. David Porter
19 March 2017 Drawing of the Broadcasting Chain 1939 added to Technical Instructions - pre 1960 Timothy Hughes
18 March 2017 Transmitter articles from "Signal" Issues 39, 40 and 41 added to Tricks of the Trade page. David Porter
16 March 2017 Transmitter article from "Signal" Issue 42 added to Tricks of the Trade page. David Porter
11 March 2017 UK MW & LW Broadcasting: the first 95 years added to Technical Reviews. David Porter
11 March 2017 Transmitter articles from "Signal" Issues 37 and 38 added to Tricks of the Trade page. David Porter
11 March 2017 Steve Snook's BBC career added to Equipment Department Reminiscences (and DD Reminiscences). Steve Snook
11 March 2017 Item added to Information Exchange page. David Porter
11 March 2017 Deaths page updated. John Jarvie, George Morley and Al Malcolm have died. Mike Jasinski, Roy Corlett,  David Porter.
10 March 2017 Pictures from 1979 added to the receiving station page: Crowsley Park. Guy Stanbury
9 March 2017 Pictures of an early microphone amplifier added to Technical Reviews. Derek Hughes
5 March 2017 Seventy Years Before The Masts added to Books page.  
5 March 2017 Drive Section article added to Research Department page.  
5 March 2017 rd-reunion-2006.pdf added to Research Department page.  
5 March 2017 Sound And Television Broadcasting - General Principles.pdf added to Books page.  
5 March 2017 dev-prog-limiters-1977.pdf added to Technical Reviews page.  
5 March 2017 Breakfast Television Office Automation added to Technical Reviews page.  
5 March 2017 Microphone data sheets.pdf added to Technical Reviews page. Nick Cutmore
5 March 2017 UHF Transposing Equipment EP16_501 etc (Issue 1).pdf added to TI ACO page Nick Cutmore
5 March 2017 EP16M_501 etc (Issue 2) & Selected Parts Lists.pdf added to TI ACO page. Nick Cutmore
5 March 2017 Eng Rpt to Gov 1982.pdf added to Engineering Division page.  
5 March 2017 finance-meeting-typical-agendas-1987.pdf added to Engineering Division page.  
5 March 2017 eng-dir-changes-1990.PDF added to Engineering Division page.  
5 March 2017 eng-div-3-year-strategy-1995.pdf added to Engineering Division page.  
5 March 2017 tech-resources-formation-1995.pdf added to Engineering Division page.  
5 March 2017 telecom-structure-1995.pdf added to Engineering Division page.  
2016 Click here for a list of new items added in this period.  
2006 to 2015 Click here for a list of new items added in this period.  
2003 to 2005 Click here for a list of new items added in this period. Acknowledgements

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