Playback Magazine #
July 2018 (No. 507)
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with Margaret Cowie.
with Ken Lindsay.
Opening of the Relocated Scottish Braille Press
Jim McCafferty attended the official opening of the new premises of the Scottish Braille Press. Later in the year we will get details of the new facility. Here Jim describes the opening.
Rebuilding at the former Royal Blind School in Edinburgh
Jimmy Milhench talks to one of those responsible for the planning and building on the former Royal Blind School and Scottish Braille Press site.
90 years of the British Wireless for the Blind
From Roland Myers at info sound we hear about the 90 years of BWFB.
One of the most popular products available from BWFB is the Concerto Radio which give playback of Cassette, Daisy CD, USB memory stick and SD cards. Roland finds out more.
Jim McCafferty tells us about a new telephone he purchased recently.
Back to Roland Myers again for information about a new Micro Speak digital recorder available from Steve Nutt of Computer Room Services.
Tel: 01438 742 286.
Partially Sighted Society Helpline
Roland with Information about this helpline.
Tel: 01302 965 195
From Info Sound once again we hear about the work of RNIB Scotland.
Tel: 0131 652 3140
Roland Myers gives details of this years Sight Village Exhibition and the change of venue. He talks to Karen Easthope from the organiser Queen Alexandra College.
Tel: 0121 428 5041
A new free App from Microsoft to convert your Apple iPhone into a GPS guiding system. Video information from www.henshaws.org.uk.
World Cup Referee
From our Archive, Billy Muir talks on the telephone to world Cup Referee Bob Valentine who refereed in the 1982 World Cup.
A story from Jimmy Black.