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From: "Rodney Hall" <>
Subject: Re: [LAN] god fearin' granddads
Date: Sat, 4 Aug 2001 23:07:23 +0100
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| Don't know the exact date, but I am sure that the BBC started TV
| before the war, and then suspended them until the end of hostilities.
| you, I think you had to be one of about a hundred houses practically next
| door to Alexander Palace!
| Linda (who is too young to have watched TV back then!)
Yes, my apologies, I was thinking 10 years out! The BBC started the world's
first television service in 1936 with three hours a day. J L Baird
transmitted to the USA for the first time in 1928, and the first TV was sold
there that year, but there was no broadcast service. The BBC had that
Ut sementem feceris, ita metes - As you sow, so shall you reap