YSTV Timeline

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1960's

   * 21st November 1967 - inaugural YSTV broadcast from the Chemistry department.

1970's

1980's

   * 20th October 1986 - inaugural colour broadcast.
   * 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.

1990's

   * June 1993 - YSTV loses it's studio in Physics and is left homeless.
   * October 1994 - YSTV's Goodricke Station opened by Greg Dyke.
   * 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 celebrates 30 years - 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.

2000's

   * 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.
   * April 2002 - YSTV hosts the NaSTA conference.
   * October 2003 - YSTV commences broadcasting programmes from a video server.
   * October 2004 - YSTV's live stream is viewable from student bedrooms, and programme on demand world wide.
   * 13th January 2006 - YSTV web stream 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.
   * 21st November 2007 - YSTV will celebrate 40 years on air.