Robin Stonestreet has been in touch with us with a list of BBC CMCRs (Colour Mobile Control Rooms). This draws on earlier work by Jerry Clegg with extra input from Brian Summers and Richard Harris.Continue reading “BBC CMCR list”
Martin spotted this pair of PYE industrial CCTV units on eBay recently.
Investigations found that they were from the house clearance of a “silent key” radio amateur.Continue reading “PYE industrial CCTV monitor and CCU”
Richard’s “Roving Eye” article just keeps on growing – the latest version now includes Roving Eyes RE3 and RE4 (which were never completed) and RE5 (which became the LMCR). Many thanks to our contributors for the extra information.
The “Roving Eye” article by Richard was withdrawn at his request for some last minute updates, including more new photographs. It has now been reinstated and can be found here.
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Richard writes: “I was searching for a picture and I came across these photos of Southern, in TVS livery. I took the pictures, they are at Battle of Britain Air Show, Boscombe Down 9th June 1990. They were taken with a proper camera, with real film.“Continue reading “Southern at the Battle of Britain Air Show, Boscombe Down 1990”
Paul’s latest “lockdown” report:
Here is a picture of the new Marconi Mk III camera test facility that I’ve put together.Continue reading “MkIII Camera Test Facility”
If all has gone well, the site is now hosted by “Mythic Beasts” in Cambridge, UK.
A posting on a Yorkshire TV facebook group provided us with this excellent picture of the “twin” of NUB327F – we still haven’t been able to figure out what the actual registration is though (see update)!
Here is a photo of one of the restored Mk II/III PWM EHT units. Continue reading “MkIII PWM EHT Module”