August 1936. Alexandra Palace Television station

On Sunday last we paid a visit to the Alexandra Palace, where a television station has been established to provide an extended trial of the systems devised by Baird Television Ltd, and the Marconi EMI Television Company Ltd.

The London Television Station

On Sunday last we paid a visit to the Alexandra Palace, where a television station has been established to provide an extended trial of the systems devised by Baird Television Ltd, and the Marconi EMI Television Company Ltd…

…While the two companies have each installed the equipment necessary for the vision part of the business, the BBC has provided the sound transmitter common to both systems. It has also carried out the necessary structural alterations to the building, and has erected the mast which carries the two aerials.

1936 Alexandra Palace TV Station