FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: Dave Baldwin
Shortly after the 30th anniversary of ITV, and not far off the 15th anniversary of IBA Engineering Announcements, the programme takes a look at the history of the test card and other test patterns.
Apologies for the brief loss of audio when the discussion moves on to ETP-1 – this seems to have been a transmission glitch.
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[00:00:00] PROGRAMME: an excerpt from a 1985 edition of the programme, on the subject of the test card.
The segment includes details on the scheduling arrangements for the test card on Channel 4 at the time.
PICTURED: IBA Engineering Announcements: test card graphic. COPYRIGHT: Unknown.