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List of New Items from 2006 to 2015 (most recent at top)

 

 

16-Aug-16 D&ED Reunion Lunch page amended. Further amendments prior to 2nd November 2016 will not be listed on this New Items page.  
1-Jan-16 Click here for information about future development of the website, including new items.  
31-Oct-15 Finance for Design Engineers added to Designs Department page.      Scanned by:- Nick Cutmore
31-Oct-15 Coded Equipment Register 1992 and Technical Doc Cross References added to Registered Designs page.      Scanned by:- Nick Cutmore
31-Oct-15 Television Engineering Principles and Practice added to Books page.      Scanned by:- Nick Cutmore
31-Oct-15 Several documents added to Research page.      Scanned by:- Nick Cutmore
31-Oct-15 1981 guide to Engineering Training Centre added to Training page.     Scanned by:- Nick Cutmore
31-Oct-15 Performance Aspects of the Broadcast Chain added to Studio Operations page.     Scanned by:- Nick Cutmore
6-Oct-15 Article about outphasing technology added to Technical Reviews. Dave Porter
3-Oct-15 Woofferton - 70 Years on the Air: added to Technical Reviews page. Dave Porter
3-Oct-15 Staff Handbook added to Design & Equipment Department page.      Scanned by:- Nick Cutmore
3-Oct-15 Technical Memorandum list added to Designs Department page.  
3-Oct-15 Picture of staff added to BBC Transmission page. Gavin Robertson
2-Oct-15 Various installations on tall masts added to Transmitter Project Reminiscences. Tony Smith
28-Sep-15 "The Droitwich Transmitting Station" booklet added to Specific Tx Sites page. Tony Smith
8-Sep-15 D&ED Reunion Lunch page amended. Further amendments prior to 11th November 2015 will not be listed on this New Items page.  
7-Sep-15 Extracts from Ariel magazines of 1938/9 added to Books page. Tony Smith
1-Sep-15 UHF Relay installations added to Transmitter Project Reminiscences Tony Smith
1-Sep-15 Droitwich antenna and building added to Transmitter Project Reminiscences Tony Smith
1-Sep-15 More of Tarquin's Tales added to Transmitter Project Reminiscences. Guess?
31-Aug-15 Detailed description and circuits of 1929 Brookmans Park transmitter added to Specific Transmitter Sites. John Liffen, Rod Viveash
28-Aug-15 Items added to Information Exchange. Jonnie Wacker
26-Aug-15 Pictures from 2014 lunch added to D&ED Reunion Lunches page. John Robinson, Alan Rowe
15-Aug-15 Staff Handbook added to Designs Department. Glyn Morgan, John Sykes
13-Aug-15 Articles added to Technical Reviews. Dave Porter
13-Aug-15 Items added to Information Exchange. Roy Craggs.
Nick Cutmore.
13-Aug-15 Item added to Information Exchange. See 3-Feb-2015 entry. John Warburton
10-Aug-15 Item added to Information Exchange. Roger Amos
4-Aug-15 Items added to Information Exchange. Pete Cooper
27-Jul-15 Link to film "The Phoenix Tower" added to Specific Tx Sites, under Crystal Palace.  
27-Jul-15 1991 telephone directory added to Design and Equipment Department. John Sykes
21-Jul-15 Tarquin's Tales added to Transmitter Project Reminiscences. Guess?
20-Jul-15 TI P-series added to Technical Instructions - post 1949 and a training manual added to Books. Nick Cutmore
2-Jul-15 D&ED Lunch page CORRECTED.  
29-Jun-15 Item added to Information Exchange. Martin "obtrucker"
23-Jun-15 Improved PDF version of On Air - A History of BBC Transmission, added for download from Books/On Air page. Dave Williams
23-Jun-15 Deaths page updated.  S.W Amos has died. Roger Amos
14-Jun-15 Deaths page updated.  Obituaries added for Jack Paley and Frank Smith. Peter Condron
Ken Ward
12-Jun-15 Antenna installation pictures at Pontop, Sandale and Fitful Head added to Tx Project Reminiscences. Tony Smith
12-Jun-15 40 more Technical Instructions added to Technical Instructions - post 1949 page. Nick Cutmore
29-May-15 Deaths page updated.  Alex Rothney has died. George Bath
12-May-15 Items added to Information Exchange. Graham White
11-May-15 Deaths page updated.  Jack Paley has died. Peter Condron
19-Apr-15 Reply added to "Sound studio installations" on Information Exchange. Nick Garrod
16-Apr-15 Pictures of analogue TV Tx Equipment at Crystal Palace added to Specific Transmitter Sites. Clive McCarthy
16-Apr-15 Deaths page updated.  John Brooks has died. Derek Simmons.  Alan Rowe.
21-Mar-15 Link to article about Kirk O'Shotts added to Specific Tx Sites page. Ian Copland
9-Feb-15 Deaths page updated.  Frank Smith has died.  Some funeral information added on 17-Feb-15. Stuart Winsor, Jim Woodward
8-Feb-15 On Air - A History of BBC Transmission added for download from Books/On Air page.  
3-Feb-15 "BBC choose Emitape" added to Studio Operations page. Neale Davison
3-Feb-15 Transmitter data sheet added to Transmitter Projects David Crawford
3-Feb-15 Items added to Information Exchange. Chris Owen. Pete Croom.
22-Jan-15 Article about components and safety added to Technical Reviews. Dave Porter
22-Jan-15 Article about MF transmitters added to Technical Reviews. Dave Porter
22-Jan-15 Why Radio One had a separate frequency for Bournmouth, added to Technical Reviews. Dave Porter
22-Jan-15 Link to pictures of Crowsley Park Receiving station added to Receivers page. Dave Porter, Martin Peters
22-Jan-15 Follow-up article about combiners added to Technical Reviews. Dave Porter
20-Jan-15 The Birth of a Radio Station - Sheffield, added to Studio Operations. Peter Mason
12-Jan-15 Deaths page updated.  Frank Orme has died. Mike Greenwood
9-Jan-15 Rowridge picture added to Specific Tx Sites. Mark Ashworth
9-Jan-15 Deaths page updated.  Phil Bainbridge has died. Stuart Winsor, Peter Wagstaff
5-Jan-15 Link to BBC Handbooks added to Books page. Peter Wagstaff
14-Dec-14 Item added to Information Exchange. Phil Brooks
12-Dec-14 Item added to Information Exchange. Ryan Danes
12-Dec-14 DDMI menu item added to Designs.  "Tingey Tiny Telly" added. John Brooks
12-Nov-14 Addition made to Johnny Johnstone's obituary. Bert Gallon
6-Nov-14 Technical Instructions - Pre-1960 Technical Instructions added. Brian Proffitt
6-Nov-14 Deaths page updated.  Obituary added for Johnny Johnstone. John Sykes
10-Oct-14 Items added to Information Exchange. Robert Philpot.
Jim Smith.
30-Sep-14 Item added to Information Exchange. Robert Card
24-Sep-14 Article about High Voltage techniques added to Technical Reviews. Dave Porter
23-Sep-14 Deaths page updated.  Obituary added for Bill Busby. Norman Shacklady
15-Sep-14 Item added to Information Exchange. Laurence Hunt
7-Sep-14 Tape machine guidelines added to Studio Operations. Nick Cutmore
6-Sep-14 Woofferton "Stormy Weather" added to Reminiscences. Phil Brooks
6-Sep-14 Reminiscences added to Lisnagarvey page. Kevin Halpenny
5-Sep-14 Deaths page updated.  Tom Small has died. Bert Gallon
4-Sep-14 Item added to Information Exchange. Xie
27-Aug-14 Deaths page updated.  Bill Busby has died. Peter Sparks
26-Aug-14 Article about rhombic antennas added to Technical Reviews. David Gallop
26-Aug-14 New link added to References page.  
26-Aug-14 D&ED Reunion Lunch page updated.  Further updates prior to 5/11/14 will not be shown on this page.  
22-Jul-14 Item added to Information Exchange. Robert Wilkes
1-Jul-14 D&ED Reunion Lunch page updated.  
27-Jun-14 Deaths page updated.  Johnny Johnstone has died. John Sykes
2-Jun-14 Obituary for Dai Thomas added to Deaths page. Peter Condron
26-Apr-14 Engineering of VHF/FM Radio Broadcasting added to Technical Reviews. Geoff Platts
6-Apr-14 Deaths page updated.  Gerry Kingdom has died. Dave Porter
30-Mar-14 Article about safety in transmitter systems added to Technical Reviews. Dave Porter
17-Mar-14 Pictures and article about Tebrau added to Specific Tx Sites. Graham Smith
17-Mar-14 A Guide to powering RCA 50 S/W senders at OSE10 added to Specific Tx Sites (under Woofferton). Jim Pole
3-Mar-14 "Useful data" about the 1929 Brookmans Park transmitter system added to Specific Tx Sites. Jim Pole
26-Feb-14 Deaths page updated.  Dai Thomas and May Bainton have died. Peter Condron
11-Feb-14 Engineering Training Supplement No.1 on transmitters added to Technical Reviews. David Crawford
31-Jan-14 Picture of Wenvoe re-engineering team added to Specific Tx Sites.  
31-Jan-14 Drawing Office pictures and training brochure added to Designs Department Pictures.  
31-Jan-14 1938 BBC Staff List added to Engineering.  
15-Jan-14 Technical Instructions - Equipment in Code Order added. Nick Cutmore
19-Dec-13 Items added to Information Exchange. Ian Bell. John Baines.
19-Dec-13 Deaths page updated.  Vic Howett, Ross Durling and John Penry Davies have died. Picture from Les Lane's funeral added. Clive Rickerby. John Levett. Margaret & Tony Smith. Dave Porter.
4-Dec-13 Article about HF antennas added to Technical Reviews. David Gallop
27-Nov-13 Item added to Information Exchange.  
21-Nov-13 Deaths page updated.  Bill McDowell and Neil Burrows have died. Ian Gibbins. Russ Inman
21-Nov-13 Article about Designs Department added to Designs. Neale Davison
7-Nov-13 D&ED Reunion Lunch page updated.  
5-Nov-13 Link to newspaper article about Skelton HF transmitting station added to Specific Tx Sites.  
4-Nov-13 Miscellaneous pictures of transmitters added to Reminiscences (near the end of the page) Stuart Winsor
via Jim Pole
3-Nov-13 Two items added to Information Exchange. Chris Clift.  Richard Oakley.
28-Oct-13 Item added to Information Exchange. Lydia Berry
21-Oct-13 Information about the closure of AP added to: Vintage BBC Transmitters. Tony Meacock
21-Oct-13 Information added to: Designs Department - Pictures of People - 1950 David Savage
21-Oct-13 Pictures from 2012 lunch added to D&ED Reunion Lunches page. John Robinson
13-Oct-13 Miscellaneous pictures of transmitters added to Reminiscences (link at end of page). Jim Pole
13-Oct-13 Pictures of technical facilities that were at Daventry added to Specific Tx Sites. Jim Pole
13-Oct-13 Link added on the Specific Tx Sites page, to a video of the Caribbean Relay Company HF station.  
30-Sep-13 Links added to the Technical Reviews page providing a video tour of the Marconi B6124 HF transmitter. Dave Porter
30-Sep-13 Deaths page updated.  Les Lane and Lee Davison have died. Dave Porter
6-Nov-13 Up to this date, various amendments will be made to the D&ED lunch page.  
24-Sep-13 Tx newsletters added to Transmitter Operations. Craig Brownlie
10-Sep-13 Long-distance time base correction! - added to Studio and O.B. Reminiscences. Dave Buckley
9-Sep-13 Links added to the Technical Reviews page providing a video tour of the Marconi BD272 HF transmitter. Dave Porter
6-Sep-13 Link added to the Tatsfield Receiving Station page showing what has happened to the site. Dave Porter
6-Sep-13 Articles about HF antenna arrays added to Technical Reviews. Dave Porter
6-Sep-13 Deaths page updated (Bob Short died in August 2013). Peter Lamb
16-Apr-13 Item added to Information Exchange. Chris Clift
8-Apr-13 Item added to Information Exchange. Matt Oliver
23-Mar-13 5XX Transmitter Valves Return to Daventry - added to Specific Tx Sites. Rod Viveash
12-Mar-13 Deaths page updated (Colin Seabright died in February 2013). Ken Turner
21-Feb-13 Item added to Information Exchange. Brian Moran
8-Feb-13 Item added to Information Exchange. Marnix Bosman
29-Jan-13 Recruitment brochures added to Engineering Division page.  
16-Jan-13 Deaths page updated (Alan Goodall died in January 2013). Fred Wylie
16-Jan-13 Deaths page updated (RJM Elliott died in December 2012). Fred Wylie
27-Dec-12 Deaths page updated (Bob Crawford died in October 2011). David S. Crawford
20-Dec-12 Article about the scheduling of HF transmissions (providing cover) added to Technical Reviews. Dave Porter
16-Dec-12 Deaths page updated (Bill Williams has died). Derek Wright
4-Dec-12 Link to two videos about Skelton A added to Specific Transmitter Sites page. Russell W. Barnes
29-Nov-12 Link to video about Masirah added to Specific Transmitter Sites page. Russell W. Barnes
29-Nov-12 Item added to Information Exchange. Ron Isted
18-Nov-12 Deaths page updated (Henry Kempson and Tony Morgan have died). Peter Condron
17-Nov-12 Deaths page updated (Terry Buzza has died). Stephen Gray
14-Nov-12 Presentation on 2LO added to Videos.  
1-Nov-12 Attendance list for 2012 D&ED Reunion Lunch finalised. Click here.  
15-Oct-12 Link to a new web site about Bush House (World Service) added to References. Barry Warr, Jeremy Lowe
15-Oct-12 Articles about the scheduling of HF transmissions added to Technical Reviews. Dave Porter, Dave Gallop
15-Oct-12 Item added to Information Exchange. Guy Stanbury
19-Sep-12 Link to Attendance list added to D&ED Reunion Lunches.  
10-Sep-12 Pictures from 2011 lunch and information about 2012 lunch added to D&ED Reunion Lunches page. David Kitson, Martin Ellen, John Robinson, John Sykes, Alan Rowe
10-Sep-12 Item added to Information Exchange. Huw Williams
3-Sep-12 Deaths page updated (John Lunn has died). Derek Wright
22-Aug-12 Item added to Information Exchange. Bill Jenkin
15-Jul-12 The Digits behind BBC FM added to Technical Reviews. Jim Lesurf
15-Jul-12 Picture added to Communications Operations. Nigel Phillips
15-Jul-12 Link to BBC Select test transmissions added to Videos. via Richard Coulter
15-Jul-12 Reunion lunch picture added to Research Department. Derek Wright
15-Jul-12 Link to BBC Radiophonic Workshop review added to Technical Reviews. via Russell Inman
22-May-12 Link to Noticeboard for former BBC staff added to References page. Russell Inman
15-May-12 Deaths page updated (Jim Moon has died). David Savage
14-May-12 Deaths page updated (Brian Carpenter has died). Mike Homewood
30-Apr-12 Item added to Information Exchange. Tim Barrett
24-Apr-12 Deaths page updated (Richard Sanders has died). Roger Brownless via Derek Wright
27-Mar-12 Reference to "Broadcasting From Within" added to Books page. Terry Chapman
24-Feb-12 Engineering Press Releases added to Engineering Information. Steve Gutteridge
24-Feb-12 New category: On Station Instructors' Conference added to Training. John Noakes
24-Feb-12 Link to pictures of Communications Department people added to Comms Ops Reminiscences. David Reddington
24-Feb-12 Link to Video Test Procedures added to Technical Reviews. David Reddington
24-Feb-12 Information about Ariel Radio Group added to Reminiscences page. John Denby
23-Feb-12 Article about short wave transmitter design added to Technical Reviews page. Dave Porter
19-Feb-12 Deaths page updated (Peter Legate has died). Alan Roberts
9-Feb-12 Items added to Information Exchange. Tom Hakava
7-Feb-12 Deaths page updated (Maurice Williamson has died). Peter Wagstaff
9-Jan-2012 Link to film "This is the BBC" added to Video page. David Savage
6-Dec-11 Items added to Information Exchange. Flavio Encinas. Victoria Forbes.
19-Nov-11 Link to transmitter site pictures added to the Specific Transmitter Sites page. Russell Barnes
17-Nov-11 Item added to Information Exchange. John Sykes
10-Nov-11 Article about Marconi Broadcast added to Technical Reviews page. Dave Porter
10-Nov-11 Aerial pictures of Wood Norton added to Training page. Jim Bartlett
10-Nov-11 Reference to new book on Broadcasting House added to Books page. Russell Inman
10-Nov-11 Facebook link added to Crowsley Park page. Mark Palmer
10-Nov-11 Recruitment brochure added to Transmission Operations page. Chris Mulholland
10-Nov-11 Talks on the first 40 years of BBC Engineering added to the Engineering page. Mike Jordan
10-Nov-11 Items added to Information Exchange. Robert Wilkes. Ahmed. Peter Neill. Jake Clark-Darby. Brian Summers. Nick Sharwood-Smith.
7-Nov-11 Marconi B6034 MF final shut-down at Brookmans Park.  Link added to Specific Tx Sites page.  
7-Nov-11 Contribution at the end of the article on Lisnagarvey and the Blaw-Knox mast. John Peacocke
7-Nov-11 Items added to Information Exchange. Dave Porter.  David Adams.
6-Nov-11 Pictures of 2010 reunion added to D&ED Reunion Lunches page. John Robinson, John Sykes, Alan Rowe, Neale Davison
24-Oct-11 Link to interactive map of UK Medium Wave Transmitters added to Specific Transmitter Sites. Mark Hattam
23-Oct-11 Item added to Information Exchange. Jimmy (London)
22-Oct-11 Deaths page updated (Dave Juland has died). David Porter
11-Oct-11 Two pictures added to the end of Don Bowman's Daventry article. Geoff Woolf, John Walch
18-Jun-11 Item added to Information Exchange. Chris Friedlander
5-May-11 Deaths page updated (Geoff Claxton has died). Roger Farmer
14-Mar-11 Link to video about Orfordness transmitting station added to Specific Tx Sites. Mike Barraclough
11-Mar-11 Item added to Information Exchange. Iain Elliott
7-Mar-11 Part 2 of article on MWT BD228A medium wave transmitter added to Technical Reviews. Dave Porter
7-Mar-11 Item added to Information Exchange. Chris Friedlander
20-Dec-10 Article on MWT BD228A medium wave transmitter added to Technical Reviews. Dave Porter
7-Dec-10 Several pictures and caption names added to course pictures listed on the Training page. Russell Barnes. Andy Hughes. Gordon Murray. Fred Wylie. Roger Tone. David Pierrie. Bob Wilkinson.
7-Dec-10 Items added to Information Exchange. Holly Hesselgreaves
7-Dec-10 Link to abbreviated titles of BBC posts added to Engineering Division page. Neale Davison
7-Dec-10 Link to Marconi Veterans Association added to Reference page David Porter
7-Dec-10 Deaths page updated (David Kirby has died). John Fletcher
6-Dec-10 Article on early days at TV Centre added to Studio Operations page. Dick McCarthy
6-Dec-10 Items added to Information Exchange. Philip Pemberton.
Dan Goldfarb.
Mark Casebow.
6-Dec-10 Link to Ivor Tupper Prizes article added to Deaths page. Bert Gallon
5-Dec-10 Advert for On Air added to Home page (just a few copies available).  
31-Jul-10 Item added to Information Exchange. Midlands Media Museum
29-Jul-10 Article on AM transmitters added to Technical Reviews. Dave Porter
29-Jul-10 Obituary for Ron Johnson added to Deaths page. Bert Gallon
29-Jul-10 Items added to Information Exchange. Andy Hasluem.
Ahmed.
29-Jul-10 Exams and pictures added to added to Training. Mike Jordan.
Phil Crawley.
Russell Barnes.
21-Jul-10 Deaths page updated (Peter Charles McKay has died). Stuart McKay
17-Jun-10 Item added to Information Exchange. Herve Cherry
11-Jun-10 A link to an off-air recording of 2LO has been added to the Vintage BBC Transmitters page. Adrian Tuddenham
11-Jun-10 Note about Annual Prizes in memory of Ivor Tupper added to Deaths page. Bert Gallon
31-May-10 Item added to Information Exchange. Neil Gilchrist
29-May-10 Deaths page updated (Phil Wakely has died). Dave Porter, Ian Jennings
29-May-10 Two items added to Information Exchange. Karl von der Linden.
Martin Kin.
10-Apr-10 Deaths page updated (Ron Johnson has died). Don Bowman. Dave Porter.
9-Apr-10 New link, to The British Heritage Television Group, (highlighted) added to References. Stuart Winsor
9-Apr-10 Article about opening of Sutton Coldfield transmitter added to Specific Tx Sites. Stuart Winsor
29-Mar-10 More on combining AM transmitters added to Technical Reviews. David Porter
29-Mar-10 New link, to Time Machine, (highlighted) added to References. Paul Strickland
19-Mar-10 Item added to Information Exchange. (Also some resolved/expired items moved.) Dan Sansom
19-Mar-10 Exam added to Training page. Geoff Woolf
13-Mar-10 Three items added to Information Exchange. Ahmed.  Martin Dale. James West.
13-Mar-10 Dinky model pictures and descriptions of OB vehicles added to Studio & OB page. G.G.Bom, Philip Upton
13-Mar-10 Research page updated.  
12-Mar-10 New link (highlighted) added to References.  
6-Mar-10 Item added to the end of the Tatsfield page. Chris Gardiner
5-Mar-10 Items added to Information Exchange. Jamie Searle.
Mike Cronk.
Lee Gardner.
24-Feb-10 Deaths page added. It is linked from the menu on the Home page.  
4-Feb-10 Article on combiners added to Technical Reviews. David Porter
4-Feb-10 Date of next D&ED Reunion Lunch added. David Kitson
27-Jan-10 Pictures of 2009 reunion added to D&ED Reunion Lunches page. John Robinson, John Sykes, Neale Davison
27-Jan-10 A short history of Galdenoch Radio Station Lochnaw added to Tx Sites. Peter Linzey
25-Jan-10 Pictures of Crowsley Park and Tatsfield added to Receivers. Vaino Lehtoranta
15-Nov-09 Three items added to Information Exchange. Chris Pettitt.
Brian Summers.
Richard Hollingum.
13-Nov-09 Item added to Information Exchange. Paul Strickland
12-Nov-09 Description and pictures of the Receiving Station at Tatsfield added to Receivers. Vaino Lehtoranta
10-Nov-09 My Experimental Days of Colour Television at the BBC added to Designs/Reminiscences. Peter Tingey
10-Nov-09 Abstract: "The PAL Receiver: developments and progress" added to Technical Reviews. Peter Tingey
10-Nov-09 Item on Peter Tingey added to Designs Department Memory Lane.  
4-Nov-09 Life history of Charles Sandbank added to new Memory Lane page. Audrey Sandbank
30-Oct-09 Pictures of 2008 reunion added to D&ED Reunion Lunches page. John Robinson, John Sykes
30-Oct-09 Final update made to 2009 Transmission reunion page: TX09 Peter Condron
23-Oct-09 Pictures from the Transmission reunion added to Tx09. Graham Smith, John Sykes
19-Oct-09 Reminiscence about the collapse of Emley Moor added (with a reference to Eagle towers). Mike Salmon
22-Sep-09 Article on Aspidistra and OSE5 added to Technical Reviews. David Porter, Andy Matheson
25-Aug-09 Item added to Information Exchange. Dan Wilson
25-Aug-09 Item added to Information Exchange. Terry Clarkson
12-Aug-09 Item added to Information Exchange. Michael Ward
31-Jul-09 Item added to Information Exchange. Chris Maxwell
25-Jul-09 Article on VFO-4 and HGM-1 drive added to Technical Reviews. David Porter
17-Jul-09 Item added to Information Exchange. Sean Williams
8-Jul-09 Item added to Information Exchange. Geoff Atkins
3-Jul-09 Item on Galdenoch Radio Station resolved in Information Exchange. Doug Jordan
16-Jun-09 Item added to Information Exchange. Roy Phillips
24-May-09 Item added to Information Exchange. Peter Linzey
14-May-09 Engineering of VHF/FM Radio Broadcasting in the UK - Transmitter Projects Reminiscences Geoff Platts
14-May-09 More on Site Acquisition Section - Transmitter Projects Reminiscences Alex Rothney
27-Apr-09 Obituary for Stuart Lent added to Research. Derek Wright, Stan Edwardson
19-Apr-09 TX09 updated (NOTE: Future TX09 updates will not be listed here.  See Home page.) Peter Condron
19-Apr-09 Item added to Information Exchange. Erik Alderink
19-Mar-09 Item added to Information Exchange. Doug Fisher
9-Mar-09 Pictures from many Tx sites added.  See last item on Tx Ops Reminiscences. Martin Briscoe
8-Mar-09 Items added to Information Exchange. Jeff Cant. Ahmed.
3-Mar-09 Article on tuning fork and crystal drives added to Technical Reviews. David Porter
3-Mar-09 Item added to Information Exchange. Brian Moran
14-Feb-09 Programme for a typical EPD Management Conferences added to EPD picture page Norman Marsden
14-Feb-09 Site Acquisition Section added to Transmitter Projects Reminiscences. George Bath
12-Feb-09 Item added to Information Exchange. Doug Morris
11-Feb-09 Transmission Engineering conference pictures added to Tx Project Reminiscences Graham Smith
10-Feb-09 News at Alexandra Palace added to Studio Operations Reminiscences. Robin Caine
2-Feb-09 Items added to Information Exchange. William Blankley, Andy Lambert
19-Jan-09 1972 Engineers-in-Charge Annual Meeting brochure added to Engineering. Jack Paley
14-Jan-09 Eagle Annual of Cutaway on BBC TV MCR added to Studio Operations. Geoff Woolf
12-Jan-09 Various training course pictures recently added to Training.  
12-Jan-09 Radio Engineering Family trees added to Studio Operations Reminiscences. Geoff Woolf
12-Jan-09 Item added to Information Exchange. Charlie Davy
21-Dec-08 Two more incidents at Western House added to DD Reminiscences. Peter Tingey
18-Dec-08 More names added to 1989 reunion of ex-transmission staff. See Tx Ops Reminiscences. Bert Gallon
7-Dec-08 More names added to 1989 reunion of ex-transmission staff. See Tx Ops Reminiscences. David Sandbrook
5-Dec-08 Demolition of the BBC Radio 3 MF transmitter mast at Dodford: added to Videos. George Bath
16-Nov-08 Transmission Management Conferences: pictures added under Training. Geoff Platts
16-Nov-08 Three items added to Transmitter Projects, Reminiscences. Geoff Platts
16-Nov-08 Picture: 1989 reunion of ex-transmission staff at Warwick added to Tx Ops Reminiscences. Geoff Platts
4-Nov-08 Engineering Division page updated.  
16-Oct-2008 Daventry Calling the World added. It is a complete replication of the book as a PDF file. Norman Tomalin
1-Oct-08 Item added to Information Exchange. Phil Waterman
19-Sep-08 Item added to Information Exchange. Trevor Carter
3-Sep-08 Memories of Geoffrey Goodship's career added to Engineering Information Geoffrey Goodship
2-Sep-08 Links to external Comms Dept and OB Comms sites added here and here  
28-Aug-08 John Shelley added to Designs Department Memory Lane page. Peter Rainger & David Savage
18-Aug-08 12 pictures added, for various courses, under the Training page. Chris Turton
2-Aug-08 "Not The Transmitter Group News" and "The Immortal Rab" added to Tx Ops Reminiscences. Richard Crowley
14-Jul-08 About this web site updated.  
14-Jul-08 Two articles on Woofferton transmitting station added to Specific Transmitter Sites. David Porter, Rob Mannion, Kevin Nice
1-Jul-08 Photographs added to Transmission Reminiscences (see last item on list). Martin Briscoe
9-Jun-08 Item added to Information Exchange. Waynne Smart
4-Jun-08 Item added to Information Exchange. Stuart Childs
3-Jun-09 Auntie’s 45 Year Love Affair with ET4336: added to Reminiscences. David Porter
30-May-08 Picture of DE Course No.15 added. Eric Putt
30-May-08 Link to Prospero article put on Home page.  
29-May-08 Web Site Guide updated.  
29-May-08 Further information added to Lisnagarvey and the Blaw-Knox mast. Aubrey McKibben
28-May-08 About 90 pictures added under the Training page. Andy Woodhouse, John Noakes
27-May-08 Another incident at Western House added to DD Reminiscences. Peter Tingey
15-May-08 Film about Droitwich added to the Videos page. Neil Wilson, John Phillips, Jeff Cant and Dave Porter
24-Apr-08 New item added to Technical Reviews. Chris Gardiner
23-Apr-08 Item added to Information Exchange. Patricia Hunt Chase
21-Apr-08 Pictures added to Training page. David Porter
13-Apr-08 Questions & Answers added to Droitwich Calling. Matthew Parij (Q),
John Phillips (A)
11-Apr-09 A new item and a comment added to Information Exchange. Jim Harpur
Richard Russell
9-Apr-09 Questions & Answers added to Reminiscences about Daventry. Matthew Parij (Q), Don Bowman and Martin Ellen (A)
31-Mar-08 Items added to Information Exchange. Brian Summers
27-Mar-08 Information added to the Training page. Jon Aberdein
21-Mar-08 Collection of Wood Norton photographs started on the Training page.  Please contribute. Phil Brooks
12-Mar-08 Pictures of 2007 D&ED Reunion Lunch added. John Robinson, Alan Rowe
14-Feb-08 Link added at the end of "Lisnagarvey and the Blaw-Knox mast". John Hettish
5-Feb-08 Comment on Preservation of BBC Vehicles added to Information Exchange. Chris Collingham
25-Jan-08 Reference to "Island Base: Ascension in the Falklands War" added to Books.  
16-Jan-08 New menu item added on the Home page: Videos.  
16-Jan-08 Price of On Air reduced from £12.50 to £5 (plus P&P).  
15-Jan-08 Note added to the Web Site Design page.  Also added: web statistics for 2007.  
15-Jan-08 Two items added to Information Exchange. Dennis Johansson; Phil Upton
15-Jan-08 Four more names added to BH TV Repeater Station (G28) Staff Reunion picture. Rod Hawkins
19-Dec-07 Museum of the Broadcast Television Camera added to Reference. Brian Summers
6-Dec-07 One item added to Information Exchange. John Trenouth via. Roger Beckwith
3-Dec-07 Four items added to Information Exchange. Richard Barnes,
Malcolm Jones,
Brian Moran,
Sean Cooper
1-Dec-07 Video about Equipment Department added. David Brown
1-Dec-07 www.bbceng.info videos are now on http://uk.youtube.com/bbceng.
They are also displayed as embedded YouTube videos on the relevant pages of www.bbceng.info, along with relevant information.
 
7-Nov-07 Official group photograph of the Transmission reunion added. Dave Parsons
5-Nov-07 Video of BBC Transmission reunion added. Graham Smith
20-Oct-07 "BBC Transmission - Aiming at the Future" - The Movie! added.  
11-Oct-07 Pictures of Eagle Towers and HD-OB vehicle added to Studio and Outside Broadcast Operations. Glyn Morgan
9-Oct-07 Home page News changed. Previous text moved to Old News (see link at foot of Home page.)  
26-Sep-07 Information about BBC TV OB vehicles added to Information Exchange and Contact (see resolved items) Jeff Longbottom
26-Sep-07 The Transmission Reunion list now names those who definitely expect to attend. David Sandbrook
26-Sep-07 Divis: A 1954 film and a 1992 video added to Tx Reminiscences. Norman Marsden
26-Sep-07 Film of Wenvoe open day in 1965 added to Tx Reminiscences. Norman Marsden
21-Sep-07 Home page News changed. Previous text moved to Old News (see link at foot of Home page.)  
20-Sep-07 More content added to "My Career in the BBC, Part 2" in DD Reminiscences. Richard Russell
13-Sep-07 Format changed to give printable list of people interested in Transmission Reunion.  
6-Sep-07 Transformers etc. added to Information Exchange and Contact. Stuart Winsor
16-Aug-07 Pictures added to the Transmission Reunion Pictures page.
Future individual additions will not always be recorded on this New Items page.
 
16-Aug-07 Names added to Transmission Reunion page.
Future individual additions will not always be recorded on this New Items page.
 
14-Aug-07 Time and cost added to Transmission Reunion page. David Sandbrook
9-Aug-07 Announcement about provision of circuit diagrams by the BBC, on Home page.  
9-Aug-07 Names added to Transmission Reunion page and date of reunion added. David Sandbrook
28-Jul-07 Picture request added to Transmission Reunion page.  
28-Jul-07 Audio Line Amplifiers added to Information Exchange and Contact. Marnix Bosman
28-Jul-07 Painton faders added to Information Exchange and Contact. Wilfried Kobiolka
15-Jul-07 Names added to Transmission Reunion page. David Sandbrook
6-July-07 Last item under News on Home page updated.  
27-Jun-07 More incidents at Western House in 1962 - 1964 added to DD Reminiscences. Peter Tingey
24-Jun-07 Notes on the history of BBC Engineering Information Department added. Alan Lafferty
24-Jun-07 Most issues of Eng Inf reinstated on the web site (see 5-Apr-07 entry)  
24-Jun-07 Items on Alexandra Palace, Droitwich and 'World of Engineering' added to Reference. Martin Briscoe
23-Jun-07 Development of the BBC AM Transmitter Network: Updated to Rev.6a. See Technical Reviews. Clive McCarthy
20-Jun-07 Skelton Transmitting Station 1942 to 1998 added to Transmission Operations Reminiscences. G.P. Lowery, Chris Garlick, Russell W Barnes
12-Jun-07 Further comments related to LSU/10 loudspeaker added to Info Exchange & Contact (Scroll to penultimate item). Richard Carruthers
11-Jun-07 bbcmemories pilot announced on Home page.  
7-Jun-07 AM6/21 and UN4/6 added to Information Exchange and Contact. Pablo Kahayan
3-Jun-07 Names added to Transmission Reunion page. David Sandbrook
28-May-07 Neve General Purpose Radio Console mk IV added to Information Exchange and Contact. Marco Manieri
28-May-07 "My Career in the BBC, Part 2" added to Reminiscences. Richard Russell
12-May-07 Names added to Transmission Reunion page. David Sandbrook
8-May-07 Link to BBC Research publication archive added to Research and References.
The Test Card Circle added to References.
Home page updated.  Broken Menu bars repaired on several pages.
 
28-Apr-07 Names added to Transmission Reunion page. David Sandbrook
22-Apr-07 Names added to Transmission Reunion page. David Sandbrook
15-Apr-07 Names added to Transmission Reunion page. David Sandbrook
13-Apr-07 Home page updated with reference to Prospero announcement about Transmission reunion.  
8-Apr-07 Web site design page updated.  
8-Apr-07 News items moved to Old News  
8-Apr-07 Names added to Transmission Reunion page. David Sandbrook
5-Apr-07 (All issues of Eng Inf removed due to webspace bandwidth limitations.)  
2-Apr-07 Names added to Transmission Reunion page. David Sandbrook
27-Mar-07 Names added to Transmission Reunion page. David Sandbrook
26-Mar-07 All issues of Eng Inf are now on this web site.  
21-Mar-07 Reminiscences about Daventry added to Tx Ops Reminiscences. Don Bowman
19-Mar-07 Names added to Transmission Reunion page. David Sandbrook
14-Mar-07 Information about the Holme Moss open day film added. John Ames
11-Mar-07 Memories of Operations at BBC South added to Studio and Outside Broadcast Operations. Pete Simpkin
8-Mar-07 Home page updated with info regarding an official BBC Memories web site.  
8-Mar-07 Names added to Transmission Reunion page. David Sandbrook
5-Mar-07 Brian Bower added to Designs Department Memory Lane page. David Kitson, John Robinson (picture)
3-Mar-07 Transmission Reunion page added. David Sandbrook
3-Mar-07 Short note added regarding 2LO circuit.  See near foot of this page. Rod Viveash
15-Feb-07 Resolved items shown in Information Exchange and Contact. David Birt, Richard Russell, Dave Buckley
9-Feb-07 More names added to BH TV Repeater Station (G28) Staff Reunion picture. David Reddington
3-Feb-07 Broadcasting history in the South West added to Information Exchange and Contact. Tony Byers
30-Jan-07 "Secret" sites request added to Information Exchange and Contact. Martin Briscoe
29-Jan-07 More pictures of Ascension. Jeff Cant
29-Jan-07 Tacolneston request added to Information Exchange and Contact. Sean Cooper
29-Jan-07 "Who is she?" added to Information Exchange and Contact. Andrew K. Dart
14-Jan-07 Error on 2LO switch wiring corrected and function of obscure part of 2LO circuit resolved.  See near foot of this page. Adrian Tuddenham
11-Jan-07 Pictures of the receiver site at Ascension. Jeff Cant
11-Jan-07 Some incidents at Western House in 1962 - 1964 added to DD Reminiscences. Peter Tingey
9-Jan-07 Caption amended on picture of Staff who worked in, or with, Monitoring & Control Section. Richard Russell
9-Jan-07 Resolved item shown in Information Exchange and Contact. David Dunmall, Maurice Lovelock, Mike Axford, Phil Marrison
4-Jan-07 BH TV Repeater Station (G28) Staff Reunion picture added to Comms Ops Reminiscences. David Savage
1-Jan-07 Statistics for 2006 added to Web Design & Statistics page.  
23-Dec-06 Reference page improved.  
20-Dec-06 Fifty years of transmitting at BBC Woofferton 1943 - 1993 changed to version 2 in Tx Ops Reminiscences (minor amendments and saved as a smaller file). Jeff Cant
20-Dec-06 Eddystone User Group added to References.  
20-Dec-06 'Your Leader Has Died' added to Notes on the BBC's 1964/5 demonstrations of NTSC in Moscow in DD Reminiscences. Peter Tingey
20-Dec-06 Pictures from the D&ED reunion lunch held in 2006 added to D&ED. John Robinson, Alan Rowe
17-Dec-06 The Virtue of a Goniometer added to DD Reminiscences. Peter Tingey
16-Dec-06

Droitwich Calling - The Story of Droitwich Transmitting Station added to Tx Ops Reminiscences

John Phillips
10-Dec-06 Notes on the BBC's 1964/5 demonstrations of NTSC in Moscow added to DD Reminiscences. Peter Tingey
4-Dec-06 Fifty years of transmitting at BBC Woofferton 1943 - 1993 added to Tx Ops Reminiscences Jeff Cant
9-Nov-06 Reminiscences of S N Watson and T Worswick added to DD Reminiscences. Neville Watson, Tom Worswick
9-Nov-06 Picture of Designs Department Monitoring & Control Section staff added here. Mark Sancken
25-Sep-06 Reference to BBC's Creative Archive Trial added to News on Home page. Russell Inman
14-Sep-06 Issues 31 to 40 of Eng Inf added and contents list completed.
Home page and Web Site Guide updated.
 
8-Sep-06 Happy Birthday to CP tower put on home page.  
4-Sep-06 Item added to Info Exchange and Contact page. Tom Goulet
29-Aug-06 News on Home page amended.  
26-Aug-06 Further information added at end of Lisnagarvey/Blaw-Knox article. David Porter
10-Aug-06  Lisnagarvey and the Blaw-Knox mast added to Transmitter Projects - Reminiscences Aubrey McKibben
9-Aug-06 Television Outside Broadcasts from 1937 added to Studio and Outside Broadcast Operations J N (Bill) Bailey
8-Aug-06 First colour TV from London to Moscow added to Comms Projects Reminiscences David Savage
29-July-06 Film of the Open Day at Holme Moss added to Transmitter Operations/Reminiscences. Mike Salmon (provided the VHS in about 1995)
19-June-06 National PCM Changeover - Scary Engineering added to Comms Project Reminiscences Keith Hayler, Russell Inman
30-May-06 Web Site Guide page added.  
30-May-06 P.T.F.E. Plastic Bearings report added to Designs Technology. Mick Gleave, John Sykes
26-May-06 Issues 4 to 30 of Eng Inf added. John Barrett
26-May-06 Pictures taken at leaving party for Nick Davies added. Nick Davies
26-Apr-06 D&ED lunch 2006 advertised on home page, with details on D&ED lunch page David Kitson, John Robinson
6-Apr-06 Tale of two towers added to Transmitter Projects/Reminiscences Geoff Platts
30-Mar-06 Inadequate search facilities on Search page replaced by Google search on Home page.  
30-Mar-06 Start Point: U-boat batteries added to Information Exchange page. A. Davies
29-Mar-06 First 3 copies of Eng Inf added. John Barrett
25-Mar-06 Full list of Registered Designs and Coded Equipment added to RD&CE. Glyn Morgan
25-Mar-06 Chart showing the staff of Design Group added to D&ED. John Barrett
21-Mar-06 More pictures of David Russell's retirement party added. Cathy Burke
20-Mar-06 Contact page replaced with Information Exchange page  
18-Mar-06 Woofferton - Ancient & Modern  and  Memories of Kranji on Singapore Island
added to Transmission Operations - Reminiscences.
Richard Buckby
11-Mar-06 (Guestbook facility removed due to problems with spam.)  
9-Mar-06 More text added to this page on Acsension John Walch
3-Mar-06 Pictures of people associated with communications projects added, including David Russell's retirement party John Sykes, Rhys Lewis, David Russell
19-Feb-06 Book list moved from Reference to BooksComms Ops page modified.
Specific Transmitter Sites page added under Transmitter Operations.
 
19-Feb-06 More pictures from Ascension added to Transmission Operations - Reminiscences. David Dunmall
18-Feb-06 Memories of Ascension added to Transmission Operations - Reminiscences. Phil Brooks
09-Feb-06 News on Home page simplified (references to server problems on 1-5 Feb removed).  
05-Feb-06 Added note to Home page about server/FrontPage problems that occurred between 1 and 5 Feb.
Added note to Home page about web site statistics for January 06.
 
30-Jan-06 News on Home page amended.  On Air shown as being available.
Last few lines of On Air and Buy pages updated.
 
22-Jan-06 Designs Department - Management Information System page added. Lily Box (cartoon)
John Robinson (DD1)
12-Jan-06 Redirection page added and old web sites/URLs linked to it.  Contacts page amended.  
11-Jan-06 Guest Book added.  
09-Jan-06 Design Group Page added. John Salter
05-Jan-06 Designs Department Annual Report for 1977 added. Paul Whiteing
05-Jan-06 Note about John Walters added at foot of Boat Trip pictures page. Neale Davison
05-Jan-06 Drawing Office picture added to Pictures of People Page. Paul Whiteing
05-Jan-06 Pictures on Pictures of People page distributed to sub pages to reduce time taken to load.  
04-Jan-06 EDI sheets added (a major addition) Paul Whiteing
John Barrett
03-Jan-06 Search page and Pinky page added.  News updated.   
01-Jan-06 Web site operational, using content from www.onairbook.co.uk and www.bbcdd.org,uk plus a few minor additions to fit in with the new structure.  About pages amended.  

Note:  Amendments done by ME are not shown in the Acknowledgement column (right hand).