|KTVU Channel 2, Oakland/San Francisco CA
Sermonette, Sign-off and SSB
recorded 4 December 1980
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|A sign-off from the Bay Area's Fox
Network owned-and-operated station back when when it was
among the most-watched independent (no network) stations
in the Western U.S.. The video begins near the conclusion
of the KTVU Sign-off News, rendered by Bob
Stone, with the weather forecast for the Bay Area.
Immediately following is KTVU's sign-off sermonette Day's
End, delivered that night by the Reverend Peter
Unruh of the Lakeside Baptist Church, presumably in
Oakland. Rev. Unruh is also a member of the Lakeside
Quartet which opens the program with a hymn. Afterwards
comes the sign-off announcement by the aforementioned Bob
Stone. The NAB's Television Code Seal displayed is the
final version that was used from 1980 until the Code's
abolishment in 1983. The SSB film is one of numerous
produced by the LDS (Mormon) Church.
The sign-off is
part of a thirty-five minute YouTube video that contains
the KTVU Sign-off News in its entirety along
with some commercials. View it here:
KTVU Channel 2
Sign-off from circa early 1981
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