By Helen Casey.
Helen Casey, the widow of BECG friend Terry Casey, originally wrote this article for the National Transport Trust magazine Transport Digest.Continue reading “A Rural Surprise”
We have added some new articles recently:
Long live Vivat! – Jeffrey Borinsky and Paul Marshall
When we wrote about some of our outside broadcast (OB) trucks in the Winter 2019 Bulletin, we said a little about Vivat, our oldest truck, but this fascinating project deserves a closer look. It is a re-creation, as near as is technically possible, of an OB truck that was used at the Queen’s coronation on 2 June 1953.Continue reading “Long Live Vivat!”
By Trevor Brown.
Trevor takes a journey through TV news gathering, from film to modern digital formats.Continue reading “The Lightweight Revolution”
By Dan Cranefield, Senior Engineering Manager, BBC Tel OBs.
Dan Cranefield looks into the beginnings of location drama shot on videotape instead of film.Continue reading “Early Location Drama in Colour”
By Trevor Brown.
Trevor recalls the time that we took a 2″ Quadruplex VTR and a Marconi MkVII camera to the International Broadcasting Convention in Amsterdam.Continue reading “Five go to Amsterdam”
Richard’s Roving Eye article continues to evolve, with more history appearing!
The British Vintage Wireless and Television Museum is located in West Dulwich, London and is a registered charity (No: 1111516).Continue reading “The British Vintage Wireless and Television Museum”
By Dan Cranefield, Senior Engineering Manager, BBC Tel OBs
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.Continue reading “My “Palace of Arts” Days”
Televideo Outside Broadcast and Production started in 1976 and will celebrate 45 years in the industry in 2021.
They have a number of High Definition Outside Broadcast Units and deliver the highest standard of outside broadcasting to a worldwide client base.Continue reading “Televideo Outside Broadcast and Production”