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ATA
Audio & Telecomms Area. The BBC area which specialised in testing temporary and permanent audio circuits.
ATOM
Assistant Technical Operations Manager (deputy head honcho in BH). See also: TOM.

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Bode
An equaliser best known for equalising video circuits.

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Cauer
An equaliser best known for equalising cable circuits.
Contribution circuit
A circuit whose main use is to feed programme material from its source to the destination. Its main use is for Outside Broadcasts and News items.

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Main
test line

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Noise
Impulsive interference or unwanted signal from another source.

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Protection Circuit
A spare wideband circuit which can be used as a standby

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RBL
Re Broadcast Link. The main feed for a transmitter usually reception of another transmitter.
RBS
Re Broadcast Standby. A transmitter's reserve feed usually by receiving another transmitter off-air.

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TOM
Technical Operations Manager, BH. In charge of all the BBC's domestic radio networks and the running of LCR.

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Contents: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z  </div>