Canadian Military Pattern Home Page edit / delete

Restoring a Canadian (Land-Rover-ish) military vehicle used by the BBC at the end of WW2. Then another two of them, presumably because once you've figured out how to take one of them apart...

to bbc car mechanica restoration retrotech vehicle ... on 23 November 2014

Old BBC Radio Broadcasting Equipment and Memories - Home Page edit / delete

Impressively comprehensive site about BBC facilities up to the 1980s -- including a detailed tour of Broadcasting House as originally built.

to audio bbc broadcast electronics london radio recording retrotech studio ... on 23 November 2014

Ian Bell's BBC Elite Page edit / delete

Source code for the BBC version of Elite.

to acorn bbc elite games source ... on 20 September 2014

Documentation on Acorn Computers edit / delete

Lots of Acorn technical documentation -- I found some useful stuff about ADFS here.

to acorn archimedes arm bbc documentation retrocomputing riscos ... on 05 January 2014

Elite: Claims about numbers sold etc. (very poorly researched Guardian article from very poorly researched material by Francis Spufford) edit / delete

Criticism of the oft-repeated rubbish about Elite selling more copies than there were BBC Micros.

to acorn ag0700 bbc elite games history retrocomputing sales ... on 15 December 2013

Exile disassembly edit / delete

The classic BBC Micro game.

to 6502 acorn bbc exile retrocomputing reverse-engineering ... on 14 December 2013

Delia Derbyshire Audiological Chronology edit / delete

The site the Wiki is being built from; this also gives a quick overview of her recorded works. I was pleased to discover that I've actually got some I wasn't aware of on BBC effects tapes that came from Sevenoaks Library...

to bbc delia-derbyshire electronic history music ... on 24 March 2013

WikiDelia edit / delete

Spectacularly comprehensive Wiki about Delia Derbyshire -- e.g. a catalogue of all her papers and works. Fascinating stuff.

to bbc delia-derbyshire electronic history music ... on 24 March 2013 edit / delete

Various BBC Micro stuff -- including a neat package of tools for working with UUencoded files, and doing things like sending a UUencoded disk image over the serial link. Also Opus DDOS patches.

to acorn bbc dos electron imaging retrocomputing software ... on 31 January 2013

Bedstead – MODE 7 for the 21st century edit / delete

A nice vector version of the BBC Micro's Teletext font. The code to produce it is pretty neat -- it interpolates from a bitmap font, so you could try throwing other things at it...

to bbc bbc-micro fonts retrocomputing teletext ... on 27 February 2012

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