Roving Eye article updated again

Richard’s Roving Eye article continues to evolve, with more history appearing!

Updates include:

  • REII photographs at Fairoaks Airfield, Chobham for a stunt flying programme from Brian Balshaw.
  • REII photographs from Pat Jessup.
  • NYN 286Y is transferred to Pebble Mill, for Top Gear.
  • Some re-arrangement of the sections to improve the time-lines.
  • More on the proposed CRE rebuild.

My “Palace of Arts” Days

By Dan Cranefield, Senior Engineering Manager, BBC Tel OBs

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The Palace of Arts, Wembley during the 1948 Olympics.
Photo: BBC Archive via web.archive.org.

After the war BBC Television Outside Broadcasts (Tel OBs) operated from their base at the Palace of Arts in Wembley, one of the substantial buildings which were built there specially for the British Empire Exhibition in 1924. Some of these buildings were put to other uses later on.

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World Radio History

World Radio History is a brilliant resource for US equipment and all sorts of global magazines, and it has a British section too!

It offers all manner of magazines and data sheets, plus some whole manuals.

Topics include Early Radio, DX Amateur, Business and Technical Periodicals, and lots more.