Museum Hours:

Saturday 10-6

Sunday 12-5

Early Television Stations

Pre-1945 European Stations

This list of stations was compiled from magazine and newspaper articles. It is incomplete, and will be updated as new information is discovered.

 

City
Country
On Air
Frequency
Frames/Sec
Scanning Lines
London (Alexandra Palace) England 1936-1939 45 mHz video, 41.5 mHz audio 25 405
Moscow USSR ca 1936   25 343
Leningrad USSR 1936-1941   25 240
Berlin (Witzleben) Germany 1934-1943 42.9 mHz 25 180, 441
Rome (Mt. Mario) Italy 1939 41 - 44.1 mHz 25 441
Milan (Littoria Tower) Italy 1939 43.79 mHz 25 441
Paris (Eiffel Tower) (note 1) France 1936-40, 1942-44 46 mHz video, 42 mHz audio 25 180, 455, 441

Note 1: Operated by Germany during occupation of France 1942-44

Proposed British Standards, 1936

Proposed German Standards, 1936