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These are clips relating to the Digital Switchover in Torbay and South Devon which was completed on 22nd April 2009.
Unfortunately I wasn't able to capture the actual BBC 2 Analogue switchoff on 8th April 2009 but I have included in this torrent some clips leading up to and of the actual event.
The files in this torrent are as follows:
Warning message which appeared on All the Small Things on 21st April 2009 just after 9pm.avi
This is a clip of the warning messages which were appearing on BBC 1 Analogue prior to the switchover. It was warning viewers that transmissions would shortly cease and for more information they should contact Digital UK. This clip was taken just after 9pm during "All The Small Things" on BBC 1. The duration is about 40 seconds.
BBC Spotlight Story about Digital Switchover on 21st April 2009 (just after 10pm News).avi
This is a clip from BBC Spotlight which was on just after 10pm on BBC 1 with regards to the switchover. The duration is about 1 minute 17 seconds.
Digital Switchover at Beacon Hill 22nd April - Actual switch off of analogue transmission at around 12-20am.avi
This is the actual switchover to digital TV. This clip shows what actually happened when the analogue transmissions were turned off at the Beacon Hill transmitter. This clip is from BBC 1 Analogue and was taken about 12:19am on 22nd April 2009 during the film "If Only". The duration of the clip is about 1 minute.
The three clips are encoded in XVID format (single pass) with a target bitrate of around 2000kps. The audio format is MP3 128kb/s in 44.1KHz mono.
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