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Thanks to Mark Cook we can now transport ourselves to 1983 and look through the BBC1 Ceefax magazine as broadcast one October evening that year...

Please note that multiple sub-pages (and subtitles!) are not available.

A few of the interesting things worth pointing out:

Click here to spend An Evening with Ceefax

Once the window has loaded, try hovering over one of the links. If no text pops up (or you just want another list next to the window!), click on the link at the top-left of the new window for an explanation of what's on each one. 

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The raw data for these pages was saved to tape drive by Mark Cook who wrote software to recover the data and save it to PC. He then e-mailed the individual frames to TTAN where I decoded it into Videotex, corrected any errors and converted them to GIF files. The HTML interface was contributed by David Bennett. We hope they bring back a few memories for you.

Ceefax on BBC1 and BBC2 | BBC teletext from their newer services
Ceefax Regional-Extra | Ceefax In Vision | Telesoftware

An Evening with PText

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