FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: Dave Baldwin

A mention for the end of 405-line transmissions as BBC One closes down for the night.

VIDEO: BBC One closedown (partial) – and the end of 405-line transmissions. Announcer: David Miles. TX DATE: 7th January 1985. COPYRIGHT: BBC. VREF: 25614-01.

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[00:00:00] CLOCK: announcer David Miles says goodbye to 405-line transmission and hopes viewers can join BBC One for more ‘high-definition’ viewing tomorrow.

[00:00:19] IDENT: the usual globe symbol and National Anthem at the end of the BBC One day.

Sorry, but our recording of this closedown is incomplete.

RELATED PAGE: you can see a short BBC Breakfast Time report about the shutdown of 405-line transmitters here.

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FEATURE IMAGE:
PICTURED: BBC One clock. COPYRIGHT: BBC.

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