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BATC ATV Handbooks

Post by G8TVW » Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:55 pm

Are the BATC ATV Handbooks available to download?

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Re: BATC ATV Handbooks

Post by g8cjs » Thu Sep 20, 2018 6:53 pm

They are very old and I hate to see them lost forever as I worked very hard to produce them
Most of them have been scanned and can be downloaded from https://www.cq-datv.mobi/ebooks.php I hope that helps

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Re: BATC ATV Handbooks

Post by G8GKQ » Thu Sep 20, 2018 7:26 pm

Thanks Trevor

I agree - I still refer to them (and still have the Test Card generator in use).

I think that we have them all here: https://batc.org.uk/atv-handbooks/

If there are any missing, please let me know.

Thanks

Dave

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Re: BATC ATV Handbooks

Post by G8TVW » Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:15 am

Hello Dave,
G8GKQ wrote:
Thu Sep 20, 2018 7:26 pm
I think that we have them all here: https://batc.org.uk/atv-handbooks/

If there are any missing, please let me know.
Here's a complete (to the best of my knowledge) list of the BATC Handbooks:

1. Amateur Television. Pub. 1976.
2. Amateur-Television Handbook (Blue cover). Pub. 1981. # *
3. Amateur Television Handbook Vol. 2. Pub. 1982. #
4. Television for Amateurs. Pub. 1983.
5. The Revised Amateur Handbook. 1984. #
6. The Best of CQ-TV. Pub. 1986.
7. The Best of CQ-TV Vol. 2. Pub. 1989.
8. The Amateur Television Compendium. Pub. 1989.
9. Introduction to Amateur Television. Pub. 1992. # *
10. Slow Scan Television Explained. Pub. 1998. *
11. Micro and Television Projects. Pub. ?
12. Lighting for Television and Film. Pub. ?

Available from:-

# https://www.cq-datv.mobi/ebooks.php
* https://batc.org.uk/atv-handbooks

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Dave.

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Re: BATC ATV Handbooks

Post by G8GKQ » Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:47 am

Thanks Dave. We'll look to complete this list (copyright permitting).

Dave

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Re: BATC ATV Handbooks

Post by G8TVW » Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:53 am

Hello Dave,

You're welcome.

Regards,

Dave.
G8GKQ wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:47 am
Thanks Dave. We'll look to complete this list (copyright permitting).

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Re: BATC ATV Handbooks

Post by Mike-G8DLX » Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:28 pm

Hi All.

One book I am not seeing on any of the lists and have a copy of is 'The Slow Scan Companion' By C Grant Dixon, John Wood & Mike Wooding It was published in Jan 1987.

Mike
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Re: BATC ATV Handbooks

Post by G8TVW » Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:05 pm

Hello Mike,
Mike-G8DLX wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:28 pm
One book I am not seeing on any of the lists and have a copy of is 'The Slow Scan Companion' By C Grant Dixon, John Wood & Mike Wooding It was published in Jan 1987.
That's one I don't have and I had forgotten about it when I compiled my list. It doesn't seem to be available from either of the sources I gave.

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Dave.

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Re: BATC ATV Handbooks

Post by G8GKQ » Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:08 pm

Thanks to all of those who have helped with .pdf copies so far. Now published at https://batc.org.uk/atv-handbooks/

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.
  • The Amateur Television Compendium. Pub. 1989.
  • The Slow Scan Companion. Pub. 1987.
Does anybody have them in pdf form, or a form that could be converted to .pdf?

Dave, G8GKQ

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Re: BATC ATV Handbooks

Post by G8PEF » Sat Sep 22, 2018 6:26 am

Dave,

I'm pretty sure I have copies of TV for amateurs and the ATV Compendium, somewhere - next time I'm able to get to my 'archive', I'll try to dig them out and scan them to PDF, if no-one else beats me to it :)

John

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