WGHP-TV Channel 8, High Point NC,
Sign-Off from Summer 1979 Re-creation

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This is an attempt by the Webmaster at re-creating the late 1970s-era sign-off of the Piedmont Triad's current Fox Network station, which originally was an affiliate of the ABC-TV network for its first thirty-two years (1963-1995). The clip commences with a re-creation of the six-second TV-8/Television Code Seal bumper which aired right before WGHP-TV's sermonette, Words To Live By, followed by the sign-off re-creation. The audio for both, recorded during the summer of 1979, is authentic, though the sign-off is missing the first two or three seconds of it. The NAB Seal of Good Practice and the WGHP-TV 8 logo were taken from pre-exsisting sources. Since the Webmaster does not remember what exact colors and type fonts were used in the original WGHP-TV slides, the ones presented here most likely are not accurate.

RELATED VIDEO CLIPS:
WGHPiedmont 8 Sign-Off and SSB from circa late 1987
WGHPIedmont 8 Sign-Off and SSB from Autumn 1988
WGHPiedmont 8 Sign-Off/On Video Montage recorded June 1993
WGHP Fox 8 Final Analog Sign-Off from Friday, 12 June 2009

Page created Sunday, 11 August 2013

NOTE: The video files featured on this website are taken from my VHS home recordings of over-the-air and cable video captures, clips contributed by others and clips downloaded from YouTube and similar sites. 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.