80th anniversary of BBC broadcast television

On this day, 2 November 1936, the BBC launched the nation's first regular TV service from Alexandra Palace. Apart from WWII when its transmitters were used to help defend against bomb attacks by jamming signals. Alexandra Palace was the main location for the BBC’s television broadcasts until the 1950s. The single channel, regular television service continued until it was joined by another channel in 1964, then taking on the names BBC One and BBC Two.

Since those days, picture quality has…

80th anniversary of BBC broadcast television
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