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BBC Test Patterns

The BBC has used a series of test cards identified by letter code (Test Card A, Test Card B, etc). Some of these have been modified and used around the world.

Test Card A (Late 1940s)

BBC Test Card A

Test Card F (First used 1967, this version 1997)

BBC Test Card F

Test Card G (The BBC's first electronically generated test card)

BBC Test Card G