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Re: BATC ATV Handbooks

Post by Mike-G8DLX » Sat Sep 22, 2018 8:38 am

Hi Dave

I have the paper copies of ' The Slow Scan Companion' and 'The best of CQ-TV' (1986) which are in good condition and could be scanned. If anyone can scan them and you need to borrow them I aim to be at Newark on Friday and could bring them.

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Re: BATC ATV Handbooks

Post by g8cjs » Sat Sep 22, 2018 2:21 pm

I have been unable to find .pdf copies of
Amateur Television. Pub. 1976.
Television for Amateurs. Pub. 1983.
The Best of CQ-TV. Pub. 1986.
The Best of CQ-TV Vol. 2. Pub. 1989. still required
The Amateur Television Compendium. Pub. 1989.
The Slow Scan Companion. Pub. 1987.
Dave, G8GKQ

Amateur Television. Pub. 1976. Found
Television for Amateurs. Pub. 1983. Found
The Best of CQ-TV. Pub. 1986. Found
The Amateur Television Compendium. Pub. 1989 Found

They are all paper and would require scanning unless somebody has electronic versions
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Re: BATC ATV Handbooks

Post by G1LPS Terry » Sat Sep 22, 2018 3:22 pm

A little off topic but while on the topic of archived BATC material. I noted the following gaps in the CQTV archive issues
40 to 80
86 to 160
173 to 179
I have all these in PDF if there missing.

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Re: BATC ATV Handbooks

Post by g8gtz » Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:31 pm

Hi Terry,

Thanks for the offer but we do have them and all that's missing is the time / volunteers to upload them!
Similarly the index on the wiki needs completing - https://wiki.batc.org.uk/Index_of_articles - and each issue header linking back to the download copy in the archive....

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Re: BATC ATV Handbooks

Post by G8TVW » Sat Sep 22, 2018 8:37 pm

Hello Trevor,

I have the printed "The Best of CQ-TV Vol 2", I could loan it to you if that would help?

Regards,

Dave.

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Re: BATC ATV Handbooks

Post by g8cjs » Sun Sep 23, 2018 12:29 pm

Hello Trevor,

I have the printed "The Best of CQ-TV Vol 2", I could loan it to you if that would help?

Regards,

Dave.
Yes please Dave Ian has a the scanner will PM his address

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Re: BATC ATV Handbooks

Post by G8TVW » Sun Sep 23, 2018 1:07 pm

Hello Trevor,
g8cjs wrote:
Sun Sep 23, 2018 12:29 pm
Yes please Dave Ian has a the scanner will PM his address.
OK. I'll send it to him. I've also sent you a PM.

Regards,

Dave.

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ATV Handbooks

Post by g8cjs » Wed Oct 03, 2018 10:28 am

Our thanks to everyone who has answered the call for archive copies of ATV books...Ian has disassembled and scanned three more editions and they are now safe on digital storage. Residing in the CQ-DATV library and can be downloaded as PDF files. They are old, the chips may be obsolete and any PCB's long gone, but they are part of the spirit of ATV https://www.cq-datv.mobi/ebooks.php

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Re: BATC ATV Handbooks

Post by g8cjs » Thu Oct 04, 2018 1:57 pm

Best of CQ-TV book 1
Ok I think that's the last of the books that has dropped through Ian's letter box for scanning. Pleased to see that so many of you still have this 80's memorabilia. The effort that the people put into both designing the hardware, drafting and technical descriptions, to say nothing of the compiling and proof reading, was not wasted.

Interesting to read in the best of CQ-TV that our numbers were up at 2500 back then. CQ-DATV downloads per issue vary but several issues have passed the 10,000 mark. So we must be doing something right in producing an electronic magazine and distributing it free...This must be the formula for the future of ATV.

We will get your books returned in the next few days and once again thank you and enjoy your reading at https://www.cq-datv.mobi/ebooks.php

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Re: BATC ATV Handbooks

Post by G8TVW » Fri Oct 05, 2018 12:45 pm

My loaned copy of The Best of CQ-TV Vol 2 has just dropped through my letterbox, many thanks.

Regards,

Dave.

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