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22 Dec 2021 Item added to Information Exchange page. Paul Elkington
10 Dec 2021 Deaths page updated. Tony Larkham has died. Steve Westlake
10 Dec 2021 Signal Issue 61, about transforming networks, added to Tricks of the Trade page. David Porter
10 Dec 2021 Deaths page updated.  Picture of Glyn Jones added. David Porter
1 Dec 2021 Deaths page updated. Peter Arnold has died. David Porter, Phil Richmond
29 Nov 2021 Deaths page updated. Derek Ward has died. David Porter, Jeff Cant
17 Nov 2021 Deaths page updated. An evening of words and music added to Tim Shelton entry. David Reed
1 Nov 2021 Three items added to McLean page. Tessa McLean, Nick Cutmore
29 Oct 2021 BBC micro shutting down power to Ascension Island: added to Tx Reminiscences (half way down the list). Dave Parsons
27 Oct 2021 Deaths page updated. David Sandbrook has died.  Link to retirement video added.  
27 Oct 2021 Video "People of BBC Transmission" added to BBC Transmission page (end of page).  
25 Oct 2021 Deaths page updated. Peter Rainger has died. David Rainger.
1 Oct 2021 Link to IET lecture about the Broadcast Group of the Diplomatic Wireless Service added to Cyprus, Masirah and Orfordness on the Specific Tx Sites page. David Crawford
4 Sep 2021 Signal Issue 60, about Series-to-parallel impedance conversions, added to Tricks of the Trade page. David Porter
3 Sep 2021 Three items added to McLean page. Tessa McLean, Nick Cutmore
12 Aug 2021 Nearly all of the Designs Department Annual Reports added. Bill Murray, Nick Cutmore
11 Aug 2021 Deaths page updated. Tim Shelton has died. Alice Shelton
27 Jul 2021 "The Development of HF Broadcast Transmitters" added to Technical Reviews page (under Transmitters). David Porter
14 Jul 2021 Item added to Information Exchange page. Phil Pemberton
25 Jun 2021 Deaths page updated. Alec Cruickshank has died. Jeff Cant
25 Jun 2021 Two more versions of Registered Designs and Coded Equipment added to the RD&CE page. Jeff Bottom, Nick Cutmore
20 Jun 2021 McLean page added to Engineering Division. Tessa McLean, Nick Cutmore
1 Jun 2021 Engineering Division page divided into sub-pages.  
21 May 2021 Signal Issue 59, about Antenna Tuning Units for MF and LF, added to Tricks of the Trade page. David Porter
19 May 2021 Information about the book "One Last Beer" added to Books page (last item on page). Mike Croll
17 May 2021 Item added to Information Exchange page. Brian Summers
17 May 2021 AM4/507 and AM4/508 added to Apparatus in Code Order page. Brian Summers
17 May 2021

Recruitment brochures from 1984 and 1991 added to BBC Engineering Recruitment page.

Mike Dhonau
17 May 2021 The history of Wood Norton Hall; ETD Annual Report 1976; Training Brochure 1994; Fifty Years of BBC Engineering and Operational Training 1996 - added to Training page. Mike Dhonau
16 May 2021 Foley House added to Sites, buildings and structures page.  
16 May 2021 Link to pictures of Rampisham in 2003 added to Specific Tx Sites page.  
16 May 2021 Link to speech by H. J. Round added to Vintage BBC Transmitter page.  
16 May 2021 Picture of staff at Washford added to Specific Tx Sites page. Paul Harrison, David Porter
16 May 2021 Link to website on early colour television added to References page.  
16 May 2021 Link to video "Round Midnight" added to Training page.  
15 May 2021 Link to BBC Written Archives added to References page.  
14 May 2021 Picture from mid 1980s added to Staff at Engineering Training page. Andy Woodhouse
14 May 2021 Deaths page updated. Mike Rushmere died in Feb 2020. Ken Turner
8 May 2021 Deaths page updated. Ron Spencer has died. Peter Randall
8 May 2021 Deaths page updated. George Mackenzie has died. Bert Gallon
4 Feb 2021 Deaths page updated. Glyn Jones has died. David Porter, Barrie Elding
25 Jan 2021 Deaths page updated. Gerry Griffiths has died. Jeff Cant, David Porter
5 Jan 2021 Signal Issue 58, about directional antenna systems, added to Tricks of the Trade page. David Porter
5 Jan 2021 Item added to Information Exchange page. Fraser Donachie
2 Jan 2021 Deaths page updated. Alberto Jara, Peter Mensforth and Phil Dickenson have died. Stuart Winsor, Peter Condron, David Porter
20 Oct 2020 Link to 1951 article about vehicles used for Outside Broadcasts added to References page (In Television section). Andrew Emmerson
14 Oct 2020 Link to TV Outside Broadcast History website added to References page (In Television section).  
8 Sep 2020 Signal Issue 57, about directional antenna systems, added to Tricks of the Trade page. David Porter
5 Sep 2020 1927 home movie featuring Brookmans Park added to Specific Tx Sites page.. Mark T
31 Aug 2020 1990 radio progress report added to Studio.. Projects page. Chris Chambers
31 Aug 2020 Picture of early transistorised design added to DD Measurements section page. Brian Summers
31 Aug 2020 Zelda Development System Handbooks added to Designs Department.. Handbooks page. Nick Cutmore
31 Jul 2020 "The Development of HF Broadcast Antennas" added to Technical Reviews page. David Porter
31 Jul 2020 Signal Issue 56, about directional antenna systems, added to Tricks of the Trade page. David Porter
31 Jul 2020 88 documents added to the restructured ETD Information sheets page. Nick Bentley, Stephen Craig, Jeff Bottom, Nick Cutmore,
29 Jul 2020 Two Information Sheets added to Engineering Information (Department) page. Nick Cutmore
27 Jul 2020 Link to "The Power Behind The Microphone" by P.P.Eckersley (1941) added to Books page. Russ Inman
5 Jul 2020 Item added to Information Exchange page. Peter O'Shea
4 Jul 2020 Three "Pay Day Gazettes" (Apr 97, Jan 98 and Mar 98) added to Tx Newsletters. Jack FitzSimons
29 Jun 2020 New page added - Television Sound. Sonja Angel
27 Jun 2020 Article on the first programme from an aircraft in flight added to Designs Department page. Margaret Evans
27 Jun 2020

1983 Open Day booklet added to Designs Department page.

Margaret Evans
25 Jun 2020 Booklet on the Centre for Broadcast Skills Training added to Training page. Nick Cutmore
25 Jun 2020 Transmitter sound modulation levels added to ETD Information Sheets - Audio page. Nick Cutmore
25 Jun 2020 Recording documents from Radio Engineering Services added to ETD Information Sheets - Audio page. Nick Cutmore
25 Jun 2020 Eight items added to Technical Instructions - post 1949 page Nick Cutmore
25 Jun 2020 Chart on statutory engineering training added to Training Courses  page. Nick Cutmore
25 Jun 2020 Test card F added to ETD Information Sheets - Video. Nick Cutmore
25 Jun 2020 Sound recording report form added to Studio Operations page. Nick Cutmore
25 Jun 2020 DD Handbook for VHF modulator MD1/4 added to Designs Dept Handbook page Nick Cutmore

25 Jun 2020

A technical glossary and documents on motors, decibels and spectrum analysers added to ETD Information Sheets - General page. Nick Cutmore
23 Jun 2020 Greatly improved scans of Registered Designs and Coded Equipment books added to RD&CE page. Nick Cutmore
23 Jun 2020 Wideband Aerials and maintenance of klystrons added to Training page. Nick Cutmore
23 Jun 2020 Note about some senior Designs Department staff extended to 1989. David Savage
22 Jun 2020 Pictures of some people in Designs Department RF Section added. Chris Christodoulou
16 Jun 2020 DD Handbook for Peak Programme Meter Tester TE1/25 added to Designs Dept Handbook page Chris Friedlander
15 Jun 2020 Item added to Information Exchange page. David McMahon
13 Jun 2020 Engineering Information Sheets on television transmitting stations added to Engineering Information page. Martin Brown
13 Jun 2020 Photo added to Project Management Course pictures. Bob Hammond
13 Jun 2020 Note about some senior staff between 1947 and 1971 added to Designs Department page.  
13 Jun 2020 Note on a hot-house of talent added to Engineering Division page. David Savage
  New items on some pages listed above are highlighted in yellow e.g. New in 2020.  
13 Jun 2020 Four links added to Reference page.  
9 Jun 2020 Signal Issues 54 and 55, about directional antenna systems, added to Tricks of the Trade page. David Porter
19 May 2020 Transmitter Group News Mar 1979 and Transmission Times Dec 1989 added to Tx Newsletters Brian Haseler
21 Apr 2020 Deaths page updated. Roy Clark has died. Stuart Winsor
20 Apr 2020 Review of Broadcast Distribution Systems in 1973 added to Engineering Division page. David Savage
16 Apr 2020 Item added to Information Exchange page. Peter Hickman
8 Apr 2020 D&ED Reunion Lunch page amended.  
30 Mar 2020 Item added to Information Exchange page. John Lancaster
10 Mar 2020 Deaths page updated. Geoffrey Parr has died. Rachael Parr
31 Jan 2020

Books page updated to include a link to a PDF file of the book "BBC Engineering 1922 - 1972".

Nick Cutmore, Phil Laven
31 Jan 2020 Deaths page updated. Chris Cadzow has died. Derek Simmons
17 Jan 2020 Pictures from the 2019 lunch added to the D&ED Reunion Lunch page. John Robinson
14 Jan 2020 Deaths page updated. Hugh Lemmon has died. David Gallop
2019 Click here for a list of the 51 new items added in this period  
2018 Click here for a list of the 51 new items added in this period  
2017 Click here for a list of the 73 new items added in this period  
2016 Click here for a list of the 128 new items added in this period.  
2006 to 2015 Click here for a list of the 459 new items added in this period.  
2003 to 2005 Click here for a list of the 156 new items added in this period. Acknowledgements

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