The Trust and it’s Objectives

We have set up a charitable trust, a CIO, to own and give long term stability to BBC MCR21 and other associated Television Equipment.

Our trust, the Broadcast Television Technology Trust or BTTT was formed on 25 July 2018 and is a registered charity number 1179333.

Our Trustees:-

Brian Summers
Brian Summers
Brian was a vision control engineer for BBC outside broadcasts with expertise in the  planning and installation of broadcast equipment.  Brian runs the TV camera museum website, and restores  vintage cameras to operation.
Nick Gilbey
Nick Gilbey
Nick Gilbey is a freelance television producer/director who has had a life-long interest in television outside broadcasts and the technology that has been used to bring live events to a mass audience.
John Trenouth
John Trenouth.
John is a broadcast technology historian and electronic engineer. Before retiring he was the Senior Curator of Television for the Science Museum Group and an advisor to BBC Heritage. He currently works as a freelance sound designer and in his spare time restores early broadcast equipment.
Jeremy Owen
Jeremy managed Telecoms and IT companies in the UK and overseas, and was business consultant to various tech start-ups. He is now retired. His main technical interests are the restoration of vintage equipment and acting as archivist for Pamphonic Reproducers Ltd.

The objects of the Trust are:

The advancement of education for the public benefit in the technologies, techniques and equipment used to produce television programs in particular but not exclusively by:
1. The preservation, restoration and exhibition of historic broadcast television equipment along with any associated equipment, documentation, recordings and images.
2. Facilitating and encouraging the interest of the public and the study and appreciation for educational purposes, particularly of young people, in the technology that has been used and developed, since the advent of television, to produce television programmes by electronic means.
3. Recording and documenting the development and history of television technology and its associated equipment and the memories of the people who worked with it.
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