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Closed Captioning Certification

All programming provided by Louisiana Public Broadcasting (“LPB”) complies with the closed captioning requirements established by the Federal Communications Commission as embodied in 47 C.F.R. § 79.1, including regulations concerning closed captioning quality. Programming provided by LPB complies with these regulations by either:

(i) satisfying the caption quality standards set forth in 47 C.F.R. § 79.1(j)(2);

(ii) adopting and following the “Video Programmer Best Practices” set forth in 47 C.F.R. § 79.1(k)(1); or

(iii) being subject to one or more of the captioning exemptions set forth in 47 C.F.R. § 79.1(d), including programming for which the audio is in a language other than English or Spanish and that is not scripted programming that can be captioned using the “electronic news room” technique; interstitial material, promotional announcements, and public service announcements that are 10 minutes or less in duration; and/or programming that consists primarily of non-vocal music.

Coverage Maps

Louisiana Map of LPB Broadcast Coverage Sites
LPB Broadcast Coverage Maps - Searchable:
Location Call Letters Network Channel Number
Baton Rouge, LA WLPB-DT (Digital) PBS 27
Alexandria, LA KLPA-DT (Digital) PBS 25
Lafayette, LA KLPB-DT (Digital) PBS 24
Lake Charles, LA KLTL-DT (Digital) PBS 18
Shreveport, LA KLTS-DT (Digital) PBS 24
Monroe, LA KLTM-DT (Digital) PBS 13
New Orleans, LA WLAE-DT (Digital) PBS 32

LPB on Satellite

Satellite Spectrum

​LPB via Occasional Ku-Band Satellite

SES-2 87.0° West

Transponder 5K Horizontal

11808.25 MHz (1058.25 MHz L-Band)



3/5 FEC - Pilot On

11.150 MSym/s

20% Rolloff

LAtv / Alternate Satellite Coordinates

Satellite: SES-2

Location: 87.0° West

Transponder: 5K

DL Polarity: Horizontal

DL Frequency: 11803.750 MHz

L-Band: 1053.750 MHz

Modulation: DVB-S2

Constellation: 8PSK

FEC: 3/5

Symbol Rate: 1.25 MSym/s

Pilot: On

Roll off: 20%

Video Format: MPEG-4 AVC, SD

Contacts are Bennie Robertson (225) 268-1580 or Tom Woodside (225) 223-0457.

Firewall & Filter Exclusions

If you are experiencing site issues where pages do not load properly, you cannot stream any videos, you are logged in as someone else, or you are stuck on a page, your company, school, or district may have to add an exception for the listed range of Internet Protocol (IP) and Uniform Resource Locator (URL) on your Firewall, Content Filter, or Network Cache.





Please note that it may be necessary to include read-ahead cache. This network cache may be at your location or upstream, at your Internet Service Provider (ISP).


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