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Early 1970s (voiced by Jack Burns) Edit

WETA 26

WETA 26. Washington DC 1972 Sign Off wmv

WETA-TV Channel 26, metropolitan Washington's public television station, now concludes its programs for today. WETA broadcasts programs in public affairs, education, science, self-enrichment, business, entertainment, and the arts, without commercials, with taste and fairness. Channel 26 derives its operating income from four main sources: production contracts, individual viewer memberships and contributions, gifts from business and industry, and grants from foundations and other institutions. The station receives no funds from advertising, and no operating revenues from any governmental body. WETA appreciates the contributions received each year from more than 23,000 members. WETA-TV channel 26 is a public broadcasting institution, owned and operated by the Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc., a non-profit corporation, with trustees representing the educational, cultural, and business communities of the greater Washington area. The channel 26 transmitter and tower facilities are located at 5202 River Road in Bethesda, Maryland. Offices and studios are located at 3620 27th Street South, Arlington, Virginia. The transmitter, offices, and studios of our sister station, WETA-FM, 90.9 on the radio dial, are located at 5217 19th Road in North Arlington, Virginia. Now speaking for the entire WETA staff, this is Jack Burns, inviting you to join us again tomorrow. Good night, everyone.

Mid-Late 1980s (voiced by Lee Reynolds) Edit

WETA, channel 26, Washington, DC, your non-commercial public television service, now concludes its programming for today. WETA derives its operating income from four main sources: production contracts, individual viewer memberships, gifts from business and industry, and grants from foundations and other institutions. This station receives no funds from advertising, and no operating revenues from any governmental body. WETA appreciates the contributions received each year from its viewers. Channel 26 is owned and operated by the Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc., a non-profit corporation, whose trustees represent the educational, cultural, and business communities of the greater Washington area. The channel 26 transmitter and tower facilities are located at 5204 River Road, Bethesda, Maryland. Our offices and studio are located at 3620 South 27th Street, Arlington, Virginia. Now speaking for the entire WETA staff, this is Lee Reynolds, inviting you to join us again tomorrow, Good night, everyone.

Late 1990s (voiced by Judy Gruber) Edit

WETA TV-26 sign off 1997

WETA TV-26 sign off 1997

WETA, channel 26, Washington, DC, your non-commercial public television service, now concludes its programming for today. WETA derives its operating income from four main sources: production contracts, individual viewer memberships, gifts from business and industry, and grants from foundations and other institutions. This station receives no funds from advertising, and no operating revenues from any governmental body. WETA appreciates the contributions received each year from its viewers. Channel 26 is owned and operated by the Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc., a non-profit corporation, whose trustees represent the educational, cultural, and business communities of the greater Washington area. The channel 26 transmitter and tower facilities are located at 5204 River Road, Bethesda, Maryland. Our offices and studio are located at 3620 South 27th Street, Arlington, Virginia. Now speaking for the entire WETA staff, this is Judy Gruber, inviting you to join us tomorrow. Good night, everyone.