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Old 05-31-2015, 12:14 PM   #11
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TV test pattern shown during part of the time when the big three were "off air " for adjustments".

That Pesky Television Test Pattern: Design Observer
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Old 05-31-2015, 12:15 PM   #12
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Test Pattern! Youroo!!
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Old 05-31-2015, 12:22 PM   #13
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Some time, I am not sure when they stopped showing this as the last thing broadcast at night.



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Old 05-31-2015, 12:23 PM   #14
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Well that explains why I don't know it since I'm a child of the early 70's.
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Old 05-31-2015, 12:28 PM   #15
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Some time, I am not sure when they stopped showing this as the last thing broadcast at night.



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Old 05-31-2015, 12:33 PM   #16
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Well that explains why I don't know it since I'm a child of the early 70's.
I promise to not hold that against you.

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Old 05-31-2015, 12:42 PM   #17
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Those car trips in the 60's and 70's really hurt a lot! Punch Buggy, no punch back, everyone did!!!!

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Old 05-31-2015, 12:45 PM   #18
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Ok, I'm gonna show my age, what is this? And yes I remember only having a couple channels, TV antennas on top of the house and seeing the national anthem late at night.
Sadly when i started in Television in the 70's we still used a B and W Test Pattern for transmitter work and signal tests.
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And remember the family only had 1 TV and we watched what dad wanted to watch but it was all family friendly from gilligan's Island to CHiPs, Dukes of Hazzard and football. TV time was family time and the youngest (me) was the remote control.
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We called it "Slug Bug", some days it could get rather painful if you were slow on the lookout.



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