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Technical descriptions of UK test cards

IF YOU'VE arrived here from Test Cards, Tuning Signals, Idents and Clocks zip up your anorak and prepare to get your teeth into some real technical stuff. Each of the elements in a well-designed test card has a reason for being there and this page, which includes extracts from BBC and IBA information sheets and articles derived therefrom, attempts to explain exactly what their purpose is.

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Compiled by Alan Pemberton
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