WBBM Channel 2 - Seal of Good Practice, SSB, & Station Sign-Off (1981)

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Here's a more complete sign-off sequence from WBBM Channel 2 (as compared with this circa 1978 sign-off). Includes:

Station ID / promo for The Rockford Files for 4:00pm (voiceover by ??)

Television Code "Seal of Good Practice" notice (the same 1965 design variant as on this 1979 sign-on), followed by approximately 30 seconds of black and then showing the SOGP again (voiceover by Jerry Harper)

National Anthem, a.k.a. "CBS SSB"

Remainder of station sign-off, with different ID slide from other aforementioned clips - station logo with ITC Avant Garde Bold for channel number, call letters and city of license, and different shot of Chicago skyline with shot of John Hancock Building where WBBM's transmitter was / is located (voiceover by Jerry Harper)

Animated station ID (voiceover by Bob Carrington)

Approximately 12 seconds of black, followed by EIA color bars and tone

This aired on local Chicago TV early Thursday, January 8th 1981.


Date Uploaded: 03/11/2015

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this circa 1978 sign-off). Includes:

Station ID / promo for The Rockford Files for 4:00pm (voiceover by ??)

Television Code "Seal of Good Practice" notice (the same 1965 design variant as on this 1979 sign-on), followed by approximately 30 seconds of black and then showing the SOGP again (voiceover by Jerry Harper)

National Anthem, a.k.a. "CBS SSB"

Remainder of station sign-off, with different ID slide from other aforementioned clips - station logo with ITC Avant Garde Bold for channel number, call letters and city of license, and different shot of Chicago skyline with shot of John Hancock Building where WBBM's transmitter was / is located (voiceover by Jerry Harper)

Animated station ID (voiceover by Bob Carrington)

Approximately 12 seconds of black, followed by EIA color bars and tone

This aired on local Chicago TV early Thursday, January 8th 1981." /> Share

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