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Factsheet 1966: ITA Engineering

Published 4 October 2018

An introduction to the ITV transmitter network in 1966

WHY the sets and aerials need to be altered

Published 20 August 2018

‘Professor’ A M Low explains to people who want the new ITV in 1955 just why they’ve got to change aerials and TV sets

In an ITA transmitting station

Published 19 July 2018

A simplified guide to how the pictures get from the studio to the transmitter to your home from 1966

Independent Television in 1959

Published 8 April 2018

Our new microsite takes a snapshot of ITV as it stood in the middle of 1959

BBC-2 transmitting stations

Published 27 March 2018

BBC-2 transmitters in service and planned in 1968

A Solid Step Forward

Published 12 March 2018

A look at how IBA transmitters were going solid-state in 1975

Breakdowns

Published 20 February 2018

Instructions for transmitter staff in the event of screens going blank

Receiving the ITA programmes

Published 17 July 2017

Rumours that ITV will be hard to receive swirl in March 1955. TV Mirror magazine tries to set the record straight

The IBA’s flying-squad

Published 30 May 2017

The work of the mobile maintenance teams in 1974

They work right on at the end of the road

Published 24 December 2016

Spare a thought for the men keeping the Lichfield transmitter on air at Christmas in 1964

Television Comes to the Centre of England

Published 17 December 2016

The Radio Times explains the technical achievements in building the Sutton Coldfield transmitter in 1949

Up on Emley Moor…

Published 1 December 2005

Former ITA Engineer David Lee’s story of the fateful day in 1969