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==1960s==
 
==1960s==
* 21st November 1967 - inaugural YSTV broadcast from the Chemistry department.
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* October 1967 - First society stall recruiting members for [[York University Tele-Film Productions]].
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* 21st November 1967 - [[Newsround|inaugural YSTV broadcast]] from the Chemistry department.
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*1969 - longest [[Newsround]] interview ever with Vice-Chancellor, Lord James, on subject of Student Demos.
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*1969 - Germaine Greer and Frank Muir make contributions.
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==1970s==
 
==1970s==
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*1970 - Still only in B&W with five monitors - Alcuin, Derwent, Langwith, Goodricke and Vanbrugh, transmitted from studios in [[P/S/016|Physics labs]].
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==1980s==
 
==1980s==
* 20th October 1986 - inaugural [[YSTV colour]] broadcast.  At this time YSTV could only be watched on seven screens - one in each of Alcuin, Derwent, Langwith, Goodricke, Physics, Vanbrugh, Wentworth.  The University's CCTV network was a rudimentary form of power-and-data over a 100V circuit which required special monitors.
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[[image:Unknown-Benet-Helen-Crampton-filming.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Careful...]]
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* 20th October 1986 - inaugural [[Primary Colour|YSTV colour]] broadcast.  At this time YSTV could only be watched on seven screens - one in each of Alcuin, Derwent, Langwith, Goodricke, Physics, Vanbrugh, Wentworth.  The University's CCTV network was a video and audio over twisted pair which required special monitors.
  
 
* January 1988 - YSTV Breaks the World Record for the longest continuous broadcast by 1 director ([[Keith Hide-Smith]]) and earns a place in the Guinness Book of Records with [[Breaker 88]].
 
* January 1988 - YSTV Breaks the World Record for the longest continuous broadcast by 1 director ([[Keith Hide-Smith]]) and earns a place in the Guinness Book of Records with [[Breaker 88]].
  
 
==1990s==
 
==1990s==
* June 1993 - YSTV loses it's studio in Physics and is left homeless.
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* June 1993 - YSTV [[Closure|loses]] its studio in [[P/X/002|Physics]] and is left homeless - start of the [[Interregnum]].
* October 1994 - YSTV's Goodricke Station opened by Greg Dyke.
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* 29th October 1994 - YSTV's [[G/046|Goodricke Studio]] opened by [[Greg Dyke]].
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* April 1996 - contingent from YSTV attend [[NaSTA 1996]] at UEA
 
* 5th April 1996 - YSTV featured on Planet 24's Hotel Babylon programme.
 
* 5th April 1996 - YSTV featured on Planet 24's Hotel Babylon programme.
 
* April 1997 - YSTV hosts the National Student Television Association ([[NaSTA]]) Conference.
 
* April 1997 - YSTV hosts the National Student Television Association ([[NaSTA]]) Conference.
* 21st November 1997 - YSTV celebrates 30 years - featured on Tyne Tees News.
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* 21st November 1997 - [[YSTV 30]] - featured on Tyne Tees News.
* 10th July 1998 - YSTV goes digital with the purchase of the Media100qx Editing System.
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* 10th July 1998 - YSTV goes digital with the purchase of the [[The Mac|Media100qx Editing System]].
 
* September 1998 - YSTV begins a network improvement program.
 
* September 1998 - YSTV begins a network improvement program.
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==2000s==
 
==2000s==
 
* January 2000 - YSTV produces a programme for BBC Choice titled The [[Making of Bulletin]].
 
* January 2000 - YSTV produces a programme for BBC Choice titled The [[Making of Bulletin]].
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* April 2002 - YSTV hosts the [[NaSTA]] conference.
 
* April 2002 - YSTV hosts the [[NaSTA]] conference.
 
* May 2002 - YSTV buys a 3CCD miniDV camera (a Panasonic NVGS300) to replace the Einstein equipment.
 
* May 2002 - YSTV buys a 3CCD miniDV camera (a Panasonic NVGS300) to replace the Einstein equipment.
* October 2003 - YSTV commences broadcasting programmes from a video server.
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* 21st November 2002 - [[YSTV 35]] - low-key celebrations of another anniversary.
* October 2004 - YSTV's live stream is viewable from student bedrooms, and programme on demand world wide.
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* 6th October 2003 - YSTV commences broadcasting programmes from a video server.
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* 10th October 2004 - YSTV's live stream is viewable from student bedrooms, and programmes on demand world wide.
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* 26th May 2005 - [[Greg Dyke]] returns to the studio he opened a decade previously for an in-depth interview.
 
* 13th January 2006 - YSTV [[Webstream Launch]] show. The web stream now goes out to the whole world!
 
* 13th January 2006 - YSTV [[Webstream Launch]] show. The web stream now goes out to the whole world!
* April 2006 - YSTV jointly host the [[NaSTA]] conference with ls:tv in Leeds.
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* 31st March - 2nd April 2006 - YSTV jointly hosts the [[NaSTA]] conference with ls:tv in Leeds.
* 21st November 2007 - YSTV will celebrate 40 years on air.
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* 19th February - The {{H:title|you're looking at it right now|YSTV history wiki}} is founded, to keep track of YSTV's past for future members.
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* 30th June 2007 - YSTV celebrated 40 years with a special birthday dinner and event for members past and present.
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* 17th November 2007 - YSTV celebrated 40 years on air with a live four-hour programme.
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* December 2008 - YSTV is awarded a grant from the Alumni Fund to purchase 3 new studio cameras, Sony HVR-HD1000Es.
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* October 2009 - Goodricke College is officially relocated to the new Heslington East campus.  Although still in the same location as before, YSTV is now part of James College.
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* 9th April 2011 - YSTV named second Best Broadcaster and awarded the technical achievement award at the [[NaSTA]] Awards 2011 in Loughborough.
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==2010s==
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* 2011 - YSTV becomes the first student television station to [[YSTV 3D|broadcast in 3D]].
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* 21st April 2012 - YSTV win [[Best Broadcaster]], [[Best Female]] ([[Emma Bennett]]) and Highly Commended Light Entertainment ([[Pushing The Senses]]) at [[NaSTA 2012]] in Nottingham.
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* 24th October 2012 - YSTV host [[FreshersTV]], from the department of Theatre, Film and Television on Heslington East.
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* 11th November 2013 - G/046 Roadmap is completed, and regular YSTV Live HD programming begins. First broadcast is [[Monday Evening Live]]
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* 5th April 2014 - YSTV win [[Best Broadcaster]], [[docs:Kenobi|Best Technical]] and Highly Commended Factual ([[Lights on Literature]]) at [[NaSTA 2014]] in Loughborough.
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* 4th November 2017 - YSTV celebrates its [[YSTV 50| 50th Anniversary]] with a weekend event attended by 50+ alumni.
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==2020s==
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* 2020 - YSTV had to go remote due to COVID-19.
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[[Category:YSTV History]]

Latest revision as of 15:57, 25 January 2022

1960s

1970s

  • 1970 - Still only in B&W with five monitors - Alcuin, Derwent, Langwith, Goodricke and Vanbrugh, transmitted from studios in Physics labs.

1980s

Careful...
  • 20th October 1986 - inaugural YSTV colour broadcast. At this time YSTV could only be watched on seven screens - one in each of Alcuin, Derwent, Langwith, Goodricke, Physics, Vanbrugh, Wentworth. The University's CCTV network was a video and audio over twisted pair which required special monitors.
  • January 1988 - YSTV Breaks the World Record for the longest continuous broadcast by 1 director (Keith Hide-Smith) and earns a place in the Guinness Book of Records with Breaker 88.

1990s

  • June 1993 - YSTV loses its studio in Physics and is left homeless - start of the Interregnum.
  • 29th October 1994 - YSTV's Goodricke Studio opened by Greg Dyke.
  • April 1996 - contingent from YSTV attend NaSTA 1996 at UEA
  • 5th April 1996 - YSTV featured on Planet 24's Hotel Babylon programme.
  • April 1997 - YSTV hosts the National Student Television Association (NaSTA) Conference.
  • 21st November 1997 - YSTV 30 - featured on Tyne Tees News.
  • 10th July 1998 - YSTV goes digital with the purchase of the Media100qx Editing System.
  • September 1998 - YSTV begins a network improvement program.

2000s

  • January 2000 - YSTV produces a programme for BBC Choice titled The Making of Bulletin.
  • June 2000 - YSTV appeared on Channel 4's Big Breakfast, competing for a chance to make a 90 second programme live on air.
  • January 2001 - YSTV received new camera and editing equipment as part of a deal with Einstein TV
  • May 2001 - the constitution was reorganised, creating the present team-based structure.
  • January 2002 - the Einstein TV deal fell apart and the new gear was taken back by the company.
  • April 2002 - YSTV hosts the NaSTA conference.
  • May 2002 - YSTV buys a 3CCD miniDV camera (a Panasonic NVGS300) to replace the Einstein equipment.
  • 21st November 2002 - YSTV 35 - low-key celebrations of another anniversary.
  • 6th October 2003 - YSTV commences broadcasting programmes from a video server.
  • 10th October 2004 - YSTV's live stream is viewable from student bedrooms, and programmes on demand world wide.
  • 26th May 2005 - Greg Dyke returns to the studio he opened a decade previously for an in-depth interview.
  • 13th January 2006 - YSTV Webstream Launch show. The web stream now goes out to the whole world!
  • 31st March - 2nd April 2006 - YSTV jointly hosts the NaSTA conference with ls:tv in Leeds.
  • 19th February - The YSTV history wiki is founded, to keep track of YSTV's past for future members.
  • 30th June 2007 - YSTV celebrated 40 years with a special birthday dinner and event for members past and present.
  • 17th November 2007 - YSTV celebrated 40 years on air with a live four-hour programme.
  • December 2008 - YSTV is awarded a grant from the Alumni Fund to purchase 3 new studio cameras, Sony HVR-HD1000Es.
  • October 2009 - Goodricke College is officially relocated to the new Heslington East campus. Although still in the same location as before, YSTV is now part of James College.
  • 9th April 2011 - YSTV named second Best Broadcaster and awarded the technical achievement award at the NaSTA Awards 2011 in Loughborough.

2010s

2020s

  • 2020 - YSTV had to go remote due to COVID-19.