Amateur television ATV is the transmission of broadcast quality video and audio over the wide range of frequencies of radio waves allocated for radio amateur Ham use. Ham TV stations were on the air in many cities before commercial television stations came on the air. ATV includes the study of building of such transmitters and receivers , and the study of radio propagation of signals travelling between transmitting and receiving stations. ATV is an extension of amateur radio. SSTV is a method of transmitting still images over radio, when it is not possible to send video. In North America , amateur radio bands that are suitable for a television signal wide enough to fit such a signal are higher in frequency than VHF broadcast TV.
Keep it simple and keep it cheap as possible. Visit the [ K6BEN ] web site for the particulars about the repeater and the club. Of course, be certain to have the appropriate federal ham radio license. Visit the [ Amateur Radio Relay League ] to learn all about amateur radio, an excellent hobby. This article will be describing the KJ6RNL station equipment that was successfully assembled for this purpose. It is relatively simple to operate amateur television here in San Jose, California, heart of the Silicon Valley.
Laguna Niguel ACS. Anaheim Police Radio Club. Ventura County ACS. Autonetics Radio Club.
The world record long distance amateur television contact is miles from Hawaii to California. I have been demonstrating Amateur Television at the orange County Fair and other fairs around southern California for over five years. Here's a few pictures of the ATV demo from this past year. For many years Amateur Television provided parade officials and public safety a behind the scenes look at the Tournament of Roses parade.