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Early 1970sEdit

WPTA TV Sign Off Circa 1970

WPTA TV Sign Off Circa 1970

You have been watching the showmanship station, WPTA, Roanoke, Indiana, serving Fort Wayne and the Tri-State Area. This station is a subsciber and good standing to the Television Code of Good Practices, Television Code Board, Washington DC. WPTA is owned and operated by Sarkes Tarzian, Incorporated, and has operated on the assigned frequency of 512 to 518 megacycles with an effective radiated power of 178,000 watts, by the authority of the Federal Communications Commission. Our studios, offices, and transmitter are located on Butler Road in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Portions of today's programming are mechanically reproduced. And now until sign-on tomorrow at 8 am, the entire staff of WPTA joins me in wishing you a very pleasant good night. Ladies and gentlemen, our national anthem.

1987-September 1989Edit

Sign on Edit

Good morning. This is WPTA-TV 21 Alive Fort Wayne, Indiana, a Pulitzer Broadcasting Company station serving the beautiful tri-state area. It's our hope to entertain and inform you with quality programming, operating on the assigned frequency of 512 to 518 megahertz with an effective radiated power of 557,000 watts by the authority of the Federal Communications Commission. Our studios, offices, and transmitter are located on Butler Road in Fort Wayne. Have a pleasant day, and plan to stay tuned for the best in television all right here on WPTA-TV, 21 Alive.

Sign off Edit

WPTA 21 Sign-Off 1989

WPTA 21 Sign-Off 1989

Thank you for joining us at 21 Alive. WPTA is a Pulitzer Broadcasting Company station, operating on the assigned frequency of 512 to 518 megahertz with an effective radiated power of 557,000 watts by the authority of the Federal Communications Commission. Our studios, offices, and transmitter are located on Butler Road in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Thank you for joining us here on WPTA-TV, 21 Alive, and have a pleasant good night.

1998 Edit

Sign on Edit

WPTA 1998 Sign On

WPTA 1998 Sign On

Good morning. This is WPTA-TV 21 Alive Fort Wayne, Indiana, a Granite Broadcasting Company station serving the beautiful tri-state area. It's our hope to entertain and inform you with quality programming, operating on the assigned frequency of 512 to 518 megahertz with an effective radiated power of 557,000 watts by the authority of the Federal Communications Commission. Our studios, offices, and transmitter are located on Butler Road in Fort Wayne. Have a pleasant day, and plan to stay tuned for the best in television all right here on WPTA-TV, 21 Alive.

NotesEdit

  • Sarkes Tarzian, the original owner of WPTA, sold the station in the mid-1970s.