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2023-09-06 Added NABU PC page, including details of the internal expansion card interface.
2023-03-16 Added GI/Jerrold video scrambling. Includes details on how the GI/Jerrold RF and Baseband CATV scrambling schemes work, and the data formats in use.
2023-01-06 Added Ghidra cheat sheet
2023-01-05 Added ST-Link/V2 (or clone) to Black Magic conversion (mostly for my own reference!).
More updates to the Analog Cable emulation section, notably descriptions of the Jerrold FSK commands, and various information about their set-top boxes and headend equipment.
2023-01-02 Added Analog Cable emulation to the HackTV section, started documenting my efforts in building my own analog cable TV headend.
2022-12-18 Updated Packard 386 SBC board page, added pinouts for front-panel connector. Jumper settings still a work in progress.
2022-09-13 Updated Teletext broadcast equipment page, added Softel Databridge configuration software
2022-07-05 Updated Datatrak Locator Mk.II hardware page, adding details of the watchdog timer and LEDs
2022-05-17 Added Datatrak Locator Mk.II hardware page, including details of hardware, interrupts, I/O devices, etc.
Added a little bit about the Datatrak ROM cartridge emulator.
2022-04-29 Some Datatrak reverse-engineering updates: added recordings of the Datatrak signal, links to media coverage from the time, and cleaned up the TOC
2022-01-20 Added a quick pizza sauce recipe
2021-10-18 Added MQP Pin-Master 48 device programmer and Virtex6 XC6VLX365T PCI-Express dev board pages
2021-09-29 Added Micro-Professor MPF-1 Plus page
2021-07-17 Added a page on mixology and cocktail making with some recipes and hints
2021-07-06 Added the contents of the Proceedings of the ACSA'90 conference to the HackTV section.
This contains papers on a variety of 1980s TV conditional access systems
2021-06-26 Added Philips DMAC firmware versions R209 and R213 to the BSB receivers page (thanks to fsphil for these)
Added a page on the Broadcast Projects Teletext monitor
2021-06-15 Added 3D printable wall bracket to the studio clock page
Added details on the Teletext broadcast equipment I bought in the recent S4C auction.
2021-06-11 Added a section on VideoCrypt, including decoder generations and the chipsets used.
Added a page about my studio clock and how I modified it to get the time over NTP
Added LIRC config file for Tatung TRX BSB receiver to the BSB receivers page
2021-06-10 Added a page on the BTL UT5010 PAL TV receiver

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