1998 - 2002 CQ-TV 181 to CQ-TV 200

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Issue 200 November 2002
Article Page
Southend-on-TV 6
Prize Writer? 7
Circuit Notebook 79 8
A Personal View of Digital TV – Part 3 9
A Look-through Filter for 23cms 14
A Seat in the TV Box 15
Jubilee Display 17
Blocking Filters 18
70cm Digital ATV in Practice 21
Digital ATV 33
Television History: Farnsworth’s Invention Turns 75 35
Digital ATV Tests with GB3ZZ 38
Video Detector and 2 by 1 Switcher 42
Making Printed Circuit Boards at Home 43
The Road to Digital 49
ATV – VT 52
Rudolph Horkheimer Award 2002 for DATV Team 52
Issue 199 August 2002
Article Page
A Personal View of Digital Television - Continued 6
Teletext Encoder 16
Emulating the ZX Spectrum on a PC 26
The Berlin-Brandenburg Link Experiment 27
Shuttleworth 2002 29
High Performance Synthesized 2.5 GHz/3cm FM TV Exciter 32
NAB 2002: Something Old, Something New 36
Plumbicon Tubes: A Lost Technology 38
Circuit Notebook 78 43
TV Embraces Time Dynamic Spectrum 44
Building the G8SUY 24cm ATV Transmitter 48
Issue 198 May 2002
Article Page
Setting Up Computer Graphics Monitors (XGA PLUGE Generator) 5
ATV Contest The Way to Do Em? 9
Images and Formats 10
Circuit Notebook 77 17
The Life and Times of Studio S 19
Thin CRT Ready to See Daylight 21
Sony Protocol 22
Monitor Market 24
Museum on the Move 24
Flexible Future 25
70cm ATV Transmitter – 300mW New Version 28
High Speed Amplifier Boosts Video and Signal Applications 36
The BATC Accounts 2000 39
A Video Distribution Amplifier 44
Picketts Lock – March 2002 48
Issue 197 February 2002
Article Page
TX/RX Modules Down Under 5
BATC Accounts for 1998 8
Comparison of VK3LM to W9NTP Robot 36second TX

with 30.5 second HDSSTV TX

10
A (Very) Simple Xtal Marker 15
Satellite TV Chipset Adds TV Channels 15
625 Test Generator 18
A Personal View of Digital Television 20
Circuit Notebook 76 23
70 Revisited Part 2 27
A Return Loss Bridge 30
UK ATV Repeater List, December 2001 35
A Few Words from our Book Critic, Dicky Howett 36
Counting the Cost 37
Polymer Batteries 38
Display Forms Basis of E-Books 39
Extending Edit Facilities – Adding Auto-start to

CD Player and Mixer

40
Amateur Television HatCam 44
Breakthrough with NBTV Software 46
Issue 196 November 2001
Article Page
IBC 2001 Highlights 3
A Portable ATV Station 7
Surplus LNBs at 10 GHz 8
UK ATV Repeater List 11
Modifications to the G1MFG.com Receivers and Transmitters

Part 2 – Transmitter Pre-emphasis

13
Circuit Notebook 75 16
VSWR Meter 19
Data Protection 20
SCART Club International Contesting Team 21
GB3VW East Yorkshire Repeater Group 13cm ATV Repeater 22
70 Revisited 25
3cm ATV Tests in North Wales 40
G1MFG – Other Pre/De-Emphasis Network PCB 42
Let’s Do It 45
Issue 195 August 2001
Article Page
Television in a Parallel Univers – Part 1 4
AFDs and Aspect Ratios 7
Analogue Switch-off Plan Looks Set to Fail 10
Versatile Pulse Tester 12
OZ OB Van Meets the Queen 15
Rubbish In Rubbish Out 16
ATV Macintosh Style 23
MIR Splashdown 25
PIC Programming – Additional Notes 26
BBC Research and Development Labs Open Day 27
70cm Comb Filter 28
What Are We Doing to Our Hobby 31
Use of the Maxim Max459 Switching IC 32
Modifications to the G1MFG.com Receivers and Transmitters 39
A Simple 23cms ATV Receiver 43
FX to TR and Back Again 45
Issue 194 May 2001
Article Page
A Few Thoughts on Video Editing – Both PC and Linear 4
Capturing and Encoding for Video CDs 11
The Matrix – A Versatile Switching Solution 13
PC Video Editing 16
Video Toaster 18
Hardware for Making Video CDs 23
MB7TV – An SSTV Relay Unit on 2 Metres 24
A Deviation Checker 27
TV or not TV? That is the Question 29
Tuner IF/PSU Add-on Unit 32
Proposal to the RMC for an Advanced TV Repeater in

North Hampshire

34
Circuit Notebook 74 37
UK ATV Repeater List 40
Juke Box Jury 42
Obituary – Alan Ross Watson 43
On Screen Display Programming with PIC 16F84 & STV5730A 45
Issue 193 February 2001
Article Page
Enigma Rally 5
An Introduction to PIC Programming – Part 4 8
High Definition Plasma Display Panels for Home TV 12
Digital DX, It Can Be Done 13
Mini 23cms Aerial 15
Thoughts for the 21st Century 16
History Corner – The Stonefield Vehicle 17
Reflections on IBC 2000 19
Modifications to the G1MFG Receiver for Continuous Tuning 20
NBTV Scope 21
Bandwidth and Chrome 26
Black and Burst Sync Buffer 27
FM Radio Microphone 30
Circuit Notebook 73 38
Digital Ham TV 39
What Was So Great About Black and White Television? 42
13cm ATV Repeater Application 45
Issue 192 November 2000
Article Page
Circuit Notebook 72 7
G1MFG’s ATV Modules Reviewed 9
Home Video 12
The Quest for Just That Little Bit More at 13cm 19
Two Stage 2400 MHz Power Amp 21
Putting You in the HD Picture 22
Masthead Power 23
Flying High 23
The STV5730A Character Generator Chip 30
Mobile ATV in Snowdonia 31
More Portable ATV Success 32
CQ-TV Wins Award in Spotlight Competition! 34
Live from MIR 35
ET Video Home 36
TFT LCD.com Monitors Reviewed 38
The Story of GB3GW 42
Issue 191 August 2000
Article Page
Circuit Notebook 71 5
”ATV Meeting Ruhrgebeit” with Digital ATV Topic 7
Constructing the F1GE 13cm Television Transceiver 8
An Introduction to PIC Programming – Part 3 13
20 Years ATV Repeater DB0CD 19
A New Aerial for GB3TM 20
Control Signals on Satellite Feeder Cable 23
Digital Video – Questions and Answers – Part 2 26
Technical Facilities at IBC 30
Movies Tell a Digital Story 34
BATC Contest Rules for 2000 42
Issue 190 May 2000
Article Page
Enigma Rally 4
TM531 – A Packet of Interference 8
A Little Spot of Invention 10
Digital Video Questions and Answers – Part 1 11
New Digital Test Card 13
Core Decodes and Displays up to 8 MPEG2 Streams 14
ATVISS – Amateur Television on the International Space Station 15
Digital Television in the USA 16
Digital Amateur TV Tests Started in Germany 17
An Introduction to PIC Programming – Part 2 20
Callsign Generator 24
Further Uses of Plug-top Power Supplies 25
Profiling RF Parabolas 28
TANDATA Videotex Terminals – RAM Upgrade 39
24cms Filter Experiment 41
Television Repeater in Trouble 44
Digital TV for Zoran and Infineon 44
Issue 189 February 2000
Article Page
IARU Region 1 1999 Lillehammer Conference Report 5
Circuit Notebook 69 8
Digital Video Puts 24 Hours on Tape 9
G35 An S-Meter for TVRO 10
Profiling Parabolas 10
An Introduction to PIC Programming – Part 1 11
Single Chip Video Decoder 14
625 Line to 30 Line Converter 15
Station Demodulator for FM-TV 19
Burned-in Monitoring 20
Tuning Multi-pole Filters 29
Special Event Station GB2VK – 22 September 1999 30
Timetable to Unplug Analogue 33
Lightning 34
Plastic Displays Move Apace 35
Follow The Van 36
OB Vehicle Recollections 38
The Amstrad Blue Cap LNB for ATV – Modification of Local Oscillator 40
Nokia Mediamaster Satellite DVB Receivers and DVB2000 41
Issue 188 November 1999
Article Page
13cm Notch Filter 5
Quick Parabola Reflector Focal Length 7
Hungary For It 9
Sound-in-Sync 17
Kenwood VC-H1 Hand-held SSTV Adapter 20
Home Counties ATV Group and SCART News Flash 30
Flying Spot Scanner 31 31
Hollywodd TV Times 32
Camera Separates Out Background 35
Circuit Notebook 68 36
International Broadcast Convention 99 38
Improving the Image 39
Satellite Receiver Conversion for 23cms ATV 40
SM/G4CRJ. First 2-way ATV Contact in Sweden via SK7CY Repeater 43
Issue 187 August 1999
Article Page
Shuttleworth 99 – The BATC 50th Anniversary Event 4
Dielectric Antenna for 3cms 7
The Cox 350 VTR Clock 8
The IARU Region 1 Microwave ATV Standard 10
Marconi Centenary Celebrations 11
A Story of Wimereux and South Foreland Lighthouse 13
Proposed Changes to BATC Constitution 13
PI6ALK Dutch ATV Repeater on Satellite - Latest 14
A 10GHz Repeater for East Yorkshire 16
The BATC 1997 Accounts 18
Circuit Notebooks Remembered 19
NBTV Tape Timebase 24
Random Musings 26
ATV Contests – Yes or No? 29
UHF TV Masthead Preamp 31
Two Filters and a Diplexer for 23cms 36
Low Cost On-screen Text Generator 40
A Power Meter for Microwaves 42
PYE Down Under 44
Where Have All the G6***/T Gone? 45
The BATC Big Breakfast 46
Review of Electronic Designs Videomaker Card 47
What a Fine Bunch of Chaps 49
Using a Timebase Corrector 50
70cms ATV? 52
On The Way to DATV 56
My First BBC TV Experience 57
Issue 186 May 1999
Article Page
Rally 99 4
Experimenting With Video – Part 3 7
From the Membership Secretary on his SoapBox 10
The VPR2 VTR 15
The Nature of Video - Part 2 17
The Changing World of ATV 20
MCR11, The Road to Rebuilding 21
A Shack Stereo Audio Mixer The Easy Way 22
The New 10GHz ATV Bandplan from 1 Feb 1999 23
4 Channel Video Switcher with a Programmable Sequential Facility 24
The New A4 Format 25
As Easy as ABC 30
An MF Controlled Switch Unit 31
Experimental Amateur Digital ATV 33
New ATV Software for the PC 33
Circuit Notebook 67 34
Hidden Hazards 40
Software Upgrade for the Audio/Video Switcher Project 43
What a Difference a Few Years Makes 43
Beyond TTL Part 15 44
Issue 185 February 1999
Article Page
An Introduction to Test Card M 4
ATV Contest Records 6
Sales of the Century 8
12 GHz Prescalaer 11
Expermenting With Video Part 2 14
Simple TV Repeater Ident and Controller 19
Recreating the Cambridge Studio 20
A Tribute to Barry Cready, G6LIC 21
Tuneable TX for 23cms and 13 cms 22
Micro Transmitters 32
Digital Terrestrial TV Arrives in the UK 33
The Empire Strikes Back 39
Oscillators Using Logic Gates 42
Shuttleworth 99 44
Accuracy of Recovered HP478A Thermistor Power Sensing Units 47
Circuit Notebook 66 48
BBS Closure 48
TELETEXT Pattern Generator Improvements 49
Digital ATV – Today and Tomorrow 51
Historical Achievement for Amateur Radio and the Mir Space Station 53
Issue 184 November 1998
Article Page
23cms ATV Transmitter – Amplifier 78
23cms ATV Transmitter – Exciter 7
A Common date and time standard 17
ATV at Reading University 24
Beyond TTL Part 14 - PIC Programmer 20
Circuit Notebook 65 - Video Optocouplers 57
Derek the Blindfold Cameraman 11
FM ATV Receiver 32
In the Workshop - Philips N1500 video recorder 75
MPEG Encoder for Home Video Storage 42
More Changes to the 10GHz band 54
Name that old camera quiz 6
Name that old Camera quiz answers 82
Solid State Iconoscope - part 2 35
The World’s Earliest Known TV Recordings 48
Using Damaged Thermistor Power Mounts 31
Issue 183 August 1998
Article Page
A Personal Memory of the early days of Television 20
ATV at the Sandown Model Symposium May 9-10, 1998 37
Auto Etch, an automatic etching bath 63
Circuit Notebook 64 (Satellite RX mods) 75
Early Photicon Camera 57
Forward reading signal meter for the TVRO3 RX 80
High Performance ATV Transmitter for 13cms 7
How we (nearly) played ghost on Auntie 81
Licensing and Other News - May 1998 5
Low Cost Programmable Video Callsign Generator 30
Memories of Alexandra Palace 69
NBTV Pattern Generator Mk 2 49
NBTV rediscovered 17
Photographing the TV Screen 40
Sarnoff on Television 35
Setting Vision Deviation 47
That was the Rally that was (review of 1998 rally) 43
The Ravensbourne Solution 26
Issue 182 May 1998
Article Page
23cm Panel Antennas 64
A comparison of two mixers 14
A drive unit for NBTV on an oscilloscope 73
A very colourful time 18
AR5000 - a multiple talent 49
Black Level Clamped Transmitters 26
CMOS imagers reach CCD quality 78
Circuit Notebook 63 - Xtal Oscillators 34
Dual Video Filter 41
Henry Sutton 1856 – 1914 6
Morse Message Generator 23
Now that GW3FDZ 87
The Panasonic NV-RX9B 31
Using a Vectorscope 79
Video low pass filter 42
Issue 181 February 1998
Article Page
A 23cms TV Transceiver 69
A 3cms 50mW DRO stabilised GaSFET Transmitter 64
A common date/time standard for ATV, update 75
CMOS Image sensor offers CCD quality 35
Create an ATV transmitter for 1.25GHz 52
Setting FM levels 12
Shedding some light - Studio lighting 22
Solid State Image Iconoscope - Part 1 6
Television Simply Wonderful (Television SouthWest) 17
Where will ATV develop? 61