Analog TV: The static has won

With the switchoff of analog TV signals in Melbourne this morning, the transition to digital-only services in Australia has completed.
Image: xJason.Rogersx
I was going to write a piece on analog TV, but then my partner in crime on Vertical Hold, Adam Turner wrote an excellent piece over at the SMH covering the ground I was thinking about.
It’s an excellent read — so go and read it now!
Here’s the Channel 7 ident Adam identified in its piece. Watching it is fascinating, but it does make me feel old

And here’s the one that Channel 7 did for the Sydney switch-off a week ago
And the same for Brisbane, six months ago
Perth appears to have been a little more abrupt if YouTube is to be believed:
And the same appears to have been true in Adelaide as well

Source: SMH

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