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

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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

LPB Satellite Image

​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.