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The Birth of Satellite Outside Broadcasting

Lecture

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Outside Broadcasting by satellite has now come of age. The speaker will describe the first fully operational transportable Satellite Earth Station for the BBC (UKI1) and show how it was such a significant advance on the Telstar experiment of 1962.

Date and Time

06 May 2014 - 19:30-21:30

Location

Crawley, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Organised by the Sussex local network.


About this event

Outside Broadcasting by satellite has now come of age.  It is an essential part of any practically every News Bulletin and many News Features.  It has made the Global Village a reality.  But how did it all start?  From firsthand experience the speaker will describe the first fully operational transportable Satellite Earth Station for the BBC (UKI1, 1981 – 2012) and show how it was such a significant advance on the Telstar experiment of 1962.

Programme

6.45pm - doors open for refreshments and networking
7.30pm - start of lecture
8.30pm - estimated finish and Q&As
9.00pm - event closes

Additional information

This talk is presented by Malcolm Harman C.Eng, MIET, formerly BBC R&D.
The event is organised by IET Sussex, is free to attend and is open to both IET members and non-IET members.

Registration information

Those wishing to attend must please pre-register via the IET’s website - see link below.


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