What's New

Where we try and keep track of how this site developed!

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Date Version Changes
27th June 2004   Updated the Sales and Wants page. I have a large number of sets (including Murphy A92 and A24C, Philips 151 & B3G85U, Portadyne Princess, Champion 851 and loads of novelty sets!) to add to the site over the coming weeks, and some updates to make to the site structure, please accept my apologies for the lack of updates recently! JB.
18th June 2004   We received our 10000th visitor!
3rd June 2004   Ammended GER "Mighty Midget" page. Updated the Sales and Wants page.
6th May 2004   Ammended the "Major Megger" and the service page. Updated the Sales and Wants page.
21st April 2004   Added Megger Theory PDF and Beolit 600 model 1201 diagram to the service page.
12th April 2004   Added Airmec 311 frequency standard and Airmec 853 wave analyser to the test equipment section.
11th April 2004

5.3

Added a proper Clock Index page, and the Pul-syn-etic programme clock to go with it.Added the GER "Mighty Midget" to the Domestic section.
10th April 2004   Updated the Orpheus Radio repair page and the Orpheus Radio page.
7th April 2004   Updated the Sales and Wants page.
6th April 2004   Added the AVO 8 service manual and the AVO Model 7 Mk1 Instruction book to the service page.
5th April 2004   Added the AVO 8 Spares list and the AVO model 7 MkII user manual to the service page. Updated the Sales and Wants page.
29th March 2004   Updated the Orpheus Radio repair page and the Orpheus Radio page.
24th March 2004   Added the Bush DAC90A to the Domestic section, and the Bush DAC90A repairs page to the On the Bench section. Updated the Orpheus Radio repair page.
22nd March 2004   Added some items to the links page. Added some items to the Sales and Wants list (some in each).
13th March 2004   Added a couple of bits to the Sales & Wanted page. Added two more items to the TV section - Ekco T330 and Ekco TMB272.
6th March 2004   Added a couple of bits to the Sales & Wanted page. Added a couple more links. Also added the BIB tape splicing kit, to the recording and reproduction section.
2nd March 2004   Improved the FAQ page. Added the Jason Kit W11 Wobbulator to the Test Equipment section.
28th February 2004   Added theFerrograph RTS2 and the Taylor 110C to the Test Equipment section.
25th February 2004   Added the Dansette 222 and Mullard MAS274/15 to the Domestic section.
24th February 2004   Added a couple more links. Added the Bush DAC10 to the Domestic section, and added the pictures for the Beolit 600 Model 1201
22nd February 2004   Updated the Beolit 600 Model 1500 page, and added the Beolit 707 and the Beolit 600 Model 1201. Added a couple more links. Photo of the 600 Model 1201 to follow in a couple of days, I'm having trouble with my memory card reader.
18th February 2004   Updated the Sales and Wants page and the Links page to improve navigation.
17th February 2004   5.2 Added a "Frequently Asked Questions" page to the Backroom - it may save you some typing! Also added some more links. Added missing thumbnail image (Orpheus Radio) to the Domestic Radio Index page.
14th February 2004   Updated the Sales and Wants page.
11th February 2004   Updated the Orpheus Radio page, and added an Orpheus Radio repair page.
10th February 2004   Added the Bush DAC90 , Orpheus Radio and Bush DAC90 Repairs pages.
9th February 2004   Added some more links.
1st February 2004   Re-formatted the links page, and added some more useful links.
31st January 2004

5.1

Recording and reproduction gets its own proper index page, and the Ferrograph Defluxer has been moved to this section. Marconi TF340 output meter (Air Ministry Output Meter Type 2) added to the test equipment section.

Also, on the 29th January, we reached both our 5000th visitor, and our 13000th page view.

27th January 2004   A few tweaks to the Meta tags on our homepage, some links added in the sales page, and an update of the A-Z index. Also added a couple of new links on the Links page.
8th January 2004   The protracted roll-out of the encrypted email address is finally complete. A few (more) minor errors have been corrected along the way! Added a list of various manuals I have, but don't have the space for on the server, access from the Service data page.
20th December 2003   Further roll out of encrypted email address, and repairs to some links.
17th December 2003   Added the Repanco data sheet to the Service data page.

This site has run with a counter for 1 year today, and so far, we have had 4409 visits, and 11183 page views! Thank you for your interest, comments and support - I wasn't sure anyone would look!

29th October 2003 5.0 Update of sales/wanted page.

In order to cut down on the level of spam arriving in my inbox, I have been advised to encrypt the email address on this site. The links will still function as a "mail to" link when clicked on, but will not be read by data skimmers. The software comes from Hiveware. This will continue to roll-out on this site over the next few days.

27th October 2003   Added Marconi TF2002 to the test equipment section.
24th October 2003   Update to Marconi TF2002 repairs page - finished work on this unit.
22nd October 2003   Update to Marconi TF2002 repairs page - latest work.
21st October 2003   Update to BC-348-Q repairs page - images added. Added page about "Installation of two air traffic control suites at the BAA Heathrow Visitor Centre." to the Backroom section.
20th October 2003   Update to Marconi TF2002 repairs page - images added.
14th October 2003   Update to Marconi TF2002 repairs page - latest work.
13th October 2003   Update to BC-348-Q repairs page - latest work. Added Marconi TF2002 repairs page.
8th October 2003   Update to BC-348-Q repairs page - latest work.
7th October 2003 4.2 Added "On the Bench" section, detailing current repairs, with its first page covering BC-348-Q repairs. Corrected a couple of minor errors on the Dynatron Rally, B&O 600 and BC348 pages

Added Radio and Television Servicing Index, 1946-1964 to Service data Page.

5th October 2003   Added BC-348-Q receiver to the military section.
2nd October 2003   Added .PDF list of spare valves to "sales" page, also ammended wants on the same page.
19th September 2003 4.1 New frontpage, navigation simplified by removing the seperate gallery page, and moving to sections directly from the frontpage. BVWS member logo, and direct link to BVWS site added.
31st August 2003 4.0 Changed stats logging to Javascript version across all pages to improve available information. Ammendments to "sales" page.
21st July 2003   Ammendments to "sales" page.
17th June 2003   We reached our 1000th visitor today!
19th May 2003   We reached our 500th visitor today!
29th April 2003   Added Perdio PR25 "Carnival" to the Domestic Radio Section. Update to the Links page.
16th April 2003   Added Telequipment D61A manual to the service data section.
14th April 2003   Added Dynatron Rally to the Domestic Radio Section.
7th April 2003   Added Four Roberts sets (but only three pages), R606 , R606-MB, R707 & R800 to the Domestic Radio Section. Also added the handbook for the AVO TT169 Transistor tester to the Service Data section.
4th April 2003   Added Bang & Olufsen Model 1504 "Beolit 600" to the Domestic Radio Section.
3rd April 2003 3.3 Added new Service Data section to the Backroom, containing Pdf Handbooks for AVO Test Set No1 and AVO Multiminor Mk4.
1st April 2003   Added Major Megger to Test Equipment section Hacker RP17 "Mini Herald"& RP25A "Sovereign 2" to the Domestic Radio Section.
31st March 2003   Accepted for membership of "The Ring of Old Radios", see the home page. Updated meta tags on the index pages.
28th March 2003   Added Cossor 1039 Oscilloscope to the Test Equipment section.
27th March 2003   Added Cipralex Promotional Radio to the Novelty section.
26th March 2003   Added HMV1360 to the domestic section.
24th March 2003   Added Pye 1082 to the domestic section.
12th March 2003   We achieved our100th visitor today! Also added two new items to the test equipment section, GPO Testers AT4557 & TG1149.
10th March 2003 3.2 Television section added, with two inmates, Scophony Mirror Drum Scanner, and the Pye VT4 Money Box.
6th March 2003   Added the Pye Twin-Triple to the domestic radio pages.
26th February 2003   Added Webring code for old radios webring to index page
24th February 2003   Not really a change - this site is now listed on the Google and Yahoo search engines, just when I was about to re-submit!
22nd February 2003 3.1 Exhibit pages changed to improve navigation (slide show "next" & "previous " buttons moved to top of page, link to correct sub index placed under exhibit title, direct link to gallery removed)
18th February 2003   Added a link to Alan Lord's homepage.
15th February 2003   Finished the new index pages, it didn't take as long as I thought! Added some new sites to the Links Page.
9th February 2003 3.0 By popular request, image sizes are being increased to a minimum of 300 pixels on the longest side (I know some of you would like them to be larger, but I've got to strike a balance between speed and size). I've also changed the navigation method, from slide show only, to each section having a page of Thumbnail images for quick look-up. This is at present only available on the military and telephone sections, but will roll out to the rest of the site over the next couple of weeks!
8th February 2003   Hacker RP35 Herald added to domestic section. The first clock, a Ferranti synchronous clock, is added.
6th February 2003   Recording devices section added to Gallery, with the first inmate, an Olympia Dictating Machine.
3rd February 2003   Workshop Safety notes added to Hints & Tips area.
1st February 2003   Ferrograph Defuxer and Philips Tape Strobe added to the test equipment section.
28th January 2003 2.1 Up-date of HTML to enable better visitor counting and stats collection across all pages (so I didn't read the Sitemeter instructions properly!). Vidor CN431 added to domestic section.
21st January 2003   "What's new" page added and home page ammended.
19th January 2003   Added pages for Olympic Bear, National C-R1, Tomy MR.D.J., and Sony ICR3 in the novelty section. Safety warning added to home page.
17th January 2003   Site submitted for inclusion on Google and Yahoo.
16th January 2003 2 Website uploaded to new webspace with better comms, and the domain name of g1jbg.co.uk, which is my amateur radio callsign. This site also comes with a new email address for site related traffic (lots of pages to change). Meta-tags added to try and make sense of the site.
17th December 2002 1.3 Counter added. The counter comes from www.sitemeter.com
Early December 2002 1.2 Now I'm starting to learn more about HTML, so the pictures make it into an image directory, and a few more items are added.
November 2002 1.1 I get some decent FTP software (WS_FTP Pro), and upload the site again using relative addressing, and now people don't try and view my hard drive!
November 2002 1.0 The first version of the site, not many pages, uploaded to my Global internet webspace. Lots of problems with addressing, mainly due to the way I uploaded the pages!

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