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Schedules and other facts on the 178th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which will convene this weekend:


Saturday, April 5, and Sunday, April 6, 2008. The Saturday general sessions will be at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.; Sunday sessions will be at 9:30 a.m. (which includes the Spoken Word) and 2 p.m. The general priesthood meeting is 6 p.m. Saturday.

To attend

Tickets are required for admission to all sessions in the Conference Center. To obtain tickets, please contact your local priesthood leader.

Admission to the Conference Center is limited to those ages 8 or older for general sessions and 12 years and older for the priesthood session. No babies, please.

Wheelchair seating is available. Patrons who require such seating should inform Guest Services when they arrive. Interpretation by an American Sign Language interpreter is available. Language-translation headsets are available.

Sunday dress is encouraged.

For general conference sessions, the Conference Center doors will open 90 minutes before the session start time.

Watch, listen

Thousands of satellite channels in more than 80 nations will receive the signal. The talks will be translated into more than 80 languages.

Go to www.bonneville.info and click on "General Conference" for a complete list of TV, radio or satellite reception options for all 50 states, plus Canada and Bermuda.

On TV: All four general sessions will be broadcast live on KSL-Ch. 5 and on cable/satellite channel BYUTV.

KBYU-Ch. 11 will repeat the morning sessions at noon and the afternoon sessions at 4 p.m.

On the radio: KSL Newsradio (AM-1160/FM-102.7) and KBYU (FM-89.1/89.5) will air all four general sessions live.

KSRR (Orem, AM-1400); KQMB (Orem, FM-96.7); KSUB (Cedar City, AM-590); KMTI/KMGR (Manti, AM-650/FM-95.9); KSVC (Richfield, AM-980); KDXU (St. George, AM-890); KVNU (Logan, AM-610) and KVEL (Vernal, AM-920) also will air conference general sessions live.

In addition, KSVN (Salt Lake, AM-730) will air the four conference sessions in Spanish.

On satellite: The church will be using the following satellite for the cable, TV, and radio analog C-band feed.

—Galaxy 11. Transponder 04. Vertical polarity, downlink frequency 3780 MHZ. English 6.2 and 6.8; Spanish 5.8.

—Galaxy 23. Transponder 11. Digital downlink 3924.5 MHz horizontal.

On the Web: Live Internet video streams will be available on BYU-TV or English, Spanish or Portuguese and American Sign Language on lds.org. Audio streams will be found in 80 different languages. Go to the broadcast page on lds.org for specific instructions.

MP3 audio files will also be available for entire sessions, or individual talks.

Special programs

KSL-Ch. 5 will air several special programs between conference sessions.

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir Comes Home (Saturday, noon, Ch. 5): The choir moves back into the refurbished Salt Lake Tabernacle. (Repeat)

World Report (Saturday, 1 p.m., Ch. 5): An update on events in the LDS Church from April 2007 to April 2008

In Tune: LDS Songwriters Live (Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Ch. 5): New program featuring LDS recording artists Joshua Creek and Cherie Call.

Thomas S. Monson: A Man of Service (Sunday, noon, Ch. 5): New biography of the president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

The Saints of the Friendly Islands (Sunday, 1 p.m., Ch. 5): New program about the rededication of the Tongan temple.

Footprints of Faith (Sunday, 4 p.m., Ch. 5): New program that profiles LDS Church members, including Janice Kapp Perry, Roseanne Gunther and Porter Ellett.