"Equipment: SSTV Transceiver

Transmission Medium: Direct Telephone or Radio link.
Signals from video camera converted into audio signals and transmitted via telephone or radio...received image displayed on video monitor. Each image takes 8.5 seconds for completion. Some amateur radio operators have built their own SSTV equipment...the ROBOT is a commercial product".
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SSTV_collage.jpg

SSTV imagery from "The World in 24 Hours"

Demonstration of classic Amateur Radio SSTV, using 8 second black and white format.

This is the format that was popular in the 1970s prior to the advent of the various color SSTV modes in use today.

This simulation was created using some Linux-based software.

 

[1]: http://1904.cc/timeline/tiki-index.php?page=slow-scan+TV

for more information see:

http://alien.mur.at/rax/24_HOURS/24-flyer.html