0:01 - Testcard X shown with indicators for BLITS sound tests. 1:01 - Television Eye from 1934 1:21 - Tuning Signal around 1937-38 1:41 - 1934 test card used for Baird's 30 line system. 2:01 - 1947 Testcard A 2:21 - 1948 Testcard B - Apparently never broadcast and later lost (whether this is a recreation or found and remastered original unknown) 2:41 - 1948 Testcard C 3:01 - 1964 Testcard D 3:21 - 1967 Testcard F "BBC 2 Colour" 3:41 - 1997 Testcard F varient 4:01 - 1999 Testcard J 4:21 - Widescreen testcard apparently from early digital tests. 4:41 - Testcard W from 2000, shown on Have I Got News For You and during a Power Cut on BBC News 24. 5:01 - Modified Testcard X for 3D tests 5:58 - Audio sync test 7:26 - Testcard X
BBC HD closed in the early hours of Tuesday 26th March 2013, ending with a showing of "Wonders of the Solar System".
From 1:20am until approx 5am when BBC Two HD started, a loop of previous BBC test cards was shown.
Captured by me from 1:18am on Tuesday 26th March 2013 with a TBS5922 DVB-S2 tuner and DVB-Viewer.
While I have kept encoding to a minimum, the audio was uploaded as mp3 encoded with lame -V 0 so 5.1 surround isn't present and audio timings shouldn't be relied on for sync tests.
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On the 26th March 2013, the BBC HD channel shutdown but before it closed a video was played...