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Old 6th Oct 2022, 4:22 pm   #1
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Default BBC Feature from 1949

Another lovely BBC archive film, showing the boat-mounted Marconi camera and equipment ready for the televising of the 1949 boat race.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wi2n4GS2Qtk



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Old 6th Oct 2022, 5:10 pm   #2
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Yes, very nice. As long as the water doesn't get choppy!

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Love the BBC voice of those days.
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Old 7th Oct 2022, 1:46 pm   #4
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Note the onboard 'H' aerial. Did the BBC use 64 Mc/s for OBs in those days?

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Love the BBC voice of those days.

..and smoking those pipes!
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