was an activity that started for me way back in 1972 when I first got
my amateur radio license. Again, my old buddy Jack Wilson GM3KJF got
me going with slow scan television, and it all ended up at that time
with me building from scratch, one of the first Spacemark monitors in
Scotland. I considerd this quite an achievement at the time, especially
since I did it all on my bedroom floor with the assistance of very old
and pretty basic test equipment. I remember quite clearly the first
image I received from the US, it was faint but discernible, and I immediately
had to show it to everyone! This was all done with using a long persistence
green phosphor CRT giving of course a green mono display; wonderful.
have moved on since then and because I've been away from it for
such a long time, I am finding it an interesting challenge to catch
up with what's happening on the SSTV scene. The advances that have been
made are very interesting and I find that coming to terms with using
new techniques integrated with PCs that run fantastic SSTV software, is a really rewarding experience. Again, work-in-progress, and all in good
examples of what I've been receiving can be seen by clicking here.