TV STATION SIGN-OFFS
AND SIGN-ONS AUDIO CLIPS

Updated Wednesday, 28 February 2018
New files highlighted in BLUE

All files are in the MP3 format. To listen to a file, left-click on the link. To save
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Unless otherwise noted, these files do not include the Star-Spangled Banner (SSB) or
America The Beautiful (ATB). Some of these also mention the NAB's Seal of Good
Practice (SOGP).

ARKANSAS

Eldorado

KTVE Channel 10 Sign-Off with SOGP and SSB

1980

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CONNECTICUT

New Haven WTNH-TV Channel 8 Sign-off with SOGP

c.1974

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Waterbury WATR-TV (now WCCT) Channel 20 Sign-off

c.1975

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West Hartford WHNB-TV (now WVIT) Channel 30 Sign-off (anncr: Tom Ford)

c.1973

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Washington WETA-TV Channel 26 Sign-off

c.1972

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Washington WETA-TV Channel 26 Sign-on

c.1974

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Washington WRC-TV Channel 4 Sign-off

c.1972

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GEORGIA

Atlanta WATL-TV Channel 36 Sign-Off (WB36)

2000

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ILLINOIS

Chicago WCFC-TV 38 Sign-Off (now WCPX) incomplete

1978

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Quincy KHQA-TV Channel 7 Sign-Off

1978

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INDIANA

Fort Wayne WPTA-TV Channel 21 Sign-off with SOGP

c.1970

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MARYLAND

Baltimore

WBAL-TV Channel 11 Sign-Off

c.1981

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Baltimore WBOC-TV Channel 16 Sign-off (incomplete w/SOGP)

c.1974

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Baltimore WMPB-TV Channel 67 Sign-off

c.1973

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MASSACHUSETTS

Boston WGBH-TV Channel 2 Sign-off

c.1970

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Springfield/
Greenfield
WWLP-TV 22 and WRLP-TV 32 (defunct) Sign-off
with Indian Sign Language Lord's Prayer

7-25-1976

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MICHIGAN

Detroit

WXYZ-TV Channel 7 Inaugural Sign-on

10-9-1948

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Detroit WXON-TV Channel 20 Sign-Off
(First several seconds missing)

late 1970s

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Detroit WXON-TV Channel 20 Sign-Off
(ON-TV Subscription TV sign-off)

1982

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Saginaw WEYI-TV Channel 25 Sign-Off

1978

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MINNESOTA

Minneapolis

WTCN-TV Channel 11 Sign-Off

1978

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NEW JERSEY

Atlantic City

WMGM-TV Channel 40 Sign-Off

1988

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Paterson WXTV Channel 41 Sign-off (incomplete)

c.1973

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NEW YORK

New York City WNYC-TV (now WXPN) Channel 31 Sign-off

c.1972

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New York City WOR-TV (now WWOR) Channel 9 Sign-off

c.1975

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Syracuse WIXT-TV Channel 9 Sign-Off with SOGP (now WSYR)

late 1970s

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Syracuse WIXT-TV Channel 9 Sign-Off

early 1980s

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Syracuse WTVH Channel 5 Sign-Off with SOGP

late 1970s

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NORTH CAROLINA

Asheville WLOS-TV Channel 13 Sign-Off

1982

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Charlotte WBTV Channel 3 Sign-Off (announcer: Jim Patterson)

1979

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Charlotte WSOC-TV Channel 9 Sign-Off (SOGP)

1980

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Durham WTVD Channel 11 Sign-Off (11 Together)

11-25-1979

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Durham WPTF-TV Channel 28 Sign-Off (now WRDC)

1980

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Durham WRDU-TV Channel 28 Sign-On (now WRDC)

c.1972

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Greensboro WFMY-TV Channel 2 Bible Text & Sign-Off (incomplete)

1980

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Greensboro WFMY-TV Channel 2 Bible Text & Sign-Off with SOGP

1981

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Greenville WNCT-TV Channel 9 Sign-Off (incomplete)

1979

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Hickory WHKY-TV Channel 14 Sign-Off

1980

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High Point WGHP-TV Channel 8 Sign-Off with SOGP

1979

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New Bern WCTI-TV Channel 12 Sign-Off

1980

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Raleigh WRAL-TV Channel 5 Sign-Off (Bob Debardelaben)

1979

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Washington WITN-TV Channel 7 Sign-Off with SSB

c.1974

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Washington WITN-TV Channel 7 Sign-Off (incomplete)

1980

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Wilmington WWAY-TV Channel 3 Sign-Off (static-ridden audio)

1982

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Wilmington WECT-TV Channel 6 Sign-Off w/SSB (announcer: Ken Murphy)

1980

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Winston-Salem WGNN-TV Channel 45 Afternoon Sign-On (now WXLV)

1979

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Winston-Salem WJTM-TV Channel 45 Sign-Off (now WXLV)

1980

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Winston-Salem WXII-TV Channel 12 Sign-Off (TV Code SOGP)

11-25-1979

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Winston-Salem WXII-TV Channel 12 Sign-Off with SOGP (announcer: Dave Plyler)

1981

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Winston-Salem WXII-TV Channel 12 Sign-Off (with Moog SSB)

1985

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OHIO

Dayton

WKEF-TV Channel 22 Sign-Off

1978

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PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia

KYW-TV Channel 3 Sign-On with SSB

2-6-1971

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Philadelphia WKBS-TV Channel 48 Sign-off with SOGP (Kaiser)

c.1974

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Philadelphia WKBS-TV Channel 48 Final Sign-Off
(editorial statement delivered by VP
and General Manager Vincent Barresi)

8-30-1983

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Philadelphia WPHL-TV Channel 17 Sign-off

c.1974

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Philadelphia WTAF-TV Channel 29 Sign-off (incomplete)

c.1973

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Wilkes-Barre WBRE-TV Channel 28 Sign-off

c.1974

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SOUTH CAROLINA

Charleston WCBD-TV Channel 2 Sign-Off

1981

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Charleston WCIV-TV Channel 4 Sign-Off

1981

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Charleston WCIV-TV Channel 4 Sign-Off (with SSB)

1989

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Columbia WIS-TV Channel 10 Sign-Off

1979

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Florence WBTW-TV Channel 13 Sign-Off

1983

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Greenville WFBC-TV Channel 4 Sign-Off (now WYFF-TV)

1980

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Spartanburg WSPA-TV Channel 7 Sign-Off

1979

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TENNESSEE

Nashville

WZTV Channel 17 Sign-Off (incomplete)

1978

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TEXAS

Austin

KLRU-TV Channel 18 Sign-Off

1992

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VIRGINIA

Bristol WCYB-TV Channel 5 Sign-Off

1981

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Charlottesville WVIR-TV Channel 29 Sign-off

c.1973

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Hampton WVEC-TV Channel 13 Sign-off and Patriotic Tune

c.1974

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Lynchburg WSET-TV Channel 13 Sign-Off with SOGP (announcer: Jim Stapleton)

1979

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Norfolk WTAR-TV Channel 3 Sign-Off with SOGP and SSB (now WTKR)

c.1974

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Portsmouth WAVY-TV Channel 10 Sign-off with SOGP and SSB

c.1974

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Roanoke WDBJ-TV Channel 7 Sign-Off with SOGP and ATB
Announcer: Irv Sharp

1-1-1982

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Roanoke WSLS-TV Channel 10 Sign-Off (TV Code SOGP)
Announcer: Mel Linkous

1979

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Roanoke WSLS-TV Channel 10 Sign-Off (TV Code SOGP)
Announcer: Mel Linkous

c.1982

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Roanoke WBRA-TV Channel 15 Sign-Off (Blue Ridge ETV)

1979

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Richmond WWBT-TV Channel 12 Sign-Off (with end music)

1981

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WEST VIRGINIA

Bluefield WVVA-TV Channel 6 Sign-Off (with ATB)

1980

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Huntington WSAZ-TV Channel 3 Sign-off and SSB

late 1970s

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WISCONSIN

LaCrosse WKBT-TV Channel 8 Sign-Off

1978

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Milwaukee WISN-TV Channel 12 Sign-Off

1978

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NOTE: The audio files featured on this website are taken from my cassette tape recordings, and from clips
from other sources. The quality varies from clip to clip, due to TV reception and recording issues. None
of the clips that are featured here have been authorized by the various television stations, networks or
any other entity.

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