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Peter Bale, BBC NHU Bristol (Read 171 times)
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Peter Bale, BBC NHU Bristol
Jan 25th, 2019, 5:45pm
 
I heard today that Peter Bale has died. I've found no obituaries yet, but there is a bit about his time in the Natural History Unit here.
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Re: Peter Bale, BBC NHU Bristol
Reply #1 - Jan 26th, 2019, 7:56am
 
I was privlidged to have worked with Peter, or perhaps I should write worked for him. My work in Technical Investigations at TVC got me involved in the development of the infrared capability of the vidicon tube and the provision of ir lighting. All that seemed to be available then was military ir equipment but the results from this were not good for broadcasting, fine for surveilence but not broadcast quality.

Meeting Peter and the crew from Bristol was a real pleasure for me.
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