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1980 - 1982 Edit

WDSU New Orleans, La

WDSU New Orleans, La. End Of Broadcasting Day Sign Off 1980-0

This seal is a symbol of good television. It signifies that WDSU-TV observes the high standards of programming and advertising recommended by the Television Code of the National Association of Broadcasters. To see better TV, watch channel 6, a TV Code station.

This is WDSU-TV, channel 6, New Orleans, Louisiana, operating on an assigned frequency of 82 to 88 MHz with 100,000 watts of video power. KKZ-96 studio to transmitter microwave operating on 6962.5 MHz by the authority of the Federal Communications Commission.

1982 - 1998 Edit

At this time, WDSU-TV, channel 6, New Orleans, Louisiana now concludes its broadcast for today. WDSU-TV is operating on an assigned frequency of 82 to 88 MHz with 100,000 watts of video power. KKZ-96 studio to transmitter microwave operating on 6962.5 MHz by the authority of the Federal Communications Commission. WDSU-TV is an affiliate of the NBC National Broadcasting Company and provides the finest in local and network programming. Some programs seen on WDSU-TV are reproduced using film or videotape. Be with us tomorrow on channel 6 when we return to the air at 6 AM. For now, Good night from WDSU-TV Channel 6 New Orleans.

Notes Edit

  • The call letters for the station come from WDSU-AM and WDSU-FM in New Orleans. The two radio stations were once housed at the DeSoto Hotel, had a news partner in the New Orleans States and were founded by Joseph Uhalt.
  • Comedian Dick Van Dyke got his start at WDSU-TV, hosting various local entertainment programs and also serving as the station's staff announcer.