Coast to Coast Moves to Roundhouse Radio and AM 1150 Kelowna

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Coast to Coast Moves to Roundhouse Radio and AM 1150 Kelowna

Postby jon » Tue Dec 19, 2017 11:17 am

New Canadian Affiliates
December 19, 2017

C2C is excited to announce our new affiliates in several Canadian cities: CIRH in Vancouver (starting 12/25), CFRB in Toronto (starting 1/1/18), and CFKR in Kelowna (starting 1/15/18). We are looking to replace several other markets in Canada, where there has been a switch-up. Stay tuned for further announcements.
ref. - https://www.coasttocoastam.com/article/ ... affiliates
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Re: Coast to Coast Moves to Roundhouse Radio and AM 1150 Kel

Postby Jim Walters » Tue Dec 19, 2017 12:01 pm

This should get Roundhouse some PPM numbers. With RHR's limited signal, I'm thinking it would make good sense for CKPM in Port Moody and Pulse FM in Surrey to also add C2C and they'd pretty much have the entire Vancouver market covered.
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Re: Coast to Coast Moves to Roundhouse Radio and AM 1150 Kel

Postby kal » Tue Dec 19, 2017 12:13 pm

Hoping for something other than RHR. I listen on my trusty Grundig G8. Can't get CFAX on it, can't get RHR on it. Can get KGO but it doesn't run C2C live. Still hoping for an AM station as I like scrolling between these presets on AM: CBC, AM 730, KGO, CKNW, News 1130, KFBK.
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Re: Coast to Coast Moves to Roundhouse Radio and AM 1150 Kel

Postby radiofan » Tue Dec 19, 2017 12:22 pm

KGMI 790 in Bellingham runs Coast live and is pretty listenable most nights. KGMI is also on KISM 92.9 HD-2.
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Re: Coast to Coast Moves to Roundhouse Radio and AM 1150 Kel

Postby Coolcat » Tue Dec 19, 2017 3:27 pm

This must be a joke, most American stations heard in Vancouver have a better signal than RHR. Not sure what the thought is around this, there are a lot better options with signals that actually reach beyond Nanaimo Street.
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Re: Coast to Coast Moves to Roundhouse Radio and AM 1150 Kel

Postby Richard Skelly » Tue Dec 19, 2017 3:33 pm

Funny, I was just thinking of suggesting my Kelowna nephew start listening, but didn’t know if Coast aired in that city.

There’s an old saying in real estate that “The first offer is often the best offer.” The same can’t be said of other fields...such as radio syndication sales. Now maybe Roundhouse told Coast staff something unknown to the public, that a signal boost is pending. If not, then someone at Coast was way too eager to sign a deal. Noory’s network staff should have taken its time and waited for a better offer.

Listeners outside of Roundhouse’s tiny catchment area should find an online stream or try, in varying degrees of signal strength, KIRO 97.3, CFAX 1070 or KGMI 790.
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Re: Coast to Coast Moves to Roundhouse Radio and AM 1150 Kel

Postby Aaron » Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:15 pm

Richard Skelly wrote:
There’s an old saying in real estate that “The first offer is often the best offer.” The same can’t be said of other fields...such as radio syndication sales. Now maybe Roundhouse told Coast staff something unknown to the public, that a signal boost is pending. If not, then someone at Coast was way too eager to sign a deal. Noory’s network staff should have taken its time and waited for a better offer.
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CIRH would have made a deal with Bell Media, not CTC directly. Bell Media, in turn, likely sell national spots based on market clearance, not ratings.
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Re: Coast to Coast Moves to Roundhouse Radio and AM 1150 Kel

Postby Richard Skelly » Tue Dec 19, 2017 5:40 pm

Whoa! Are you saying Bell Media controls Coast broadcast rights for Canada?

Always thought C2C or its parent network negotiated on a case by case basis.

If Bell is calling the shots across Canada, perhaps NW never had a chance to re-up. The plot thickens.
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Re: Coast to Coast Moves to Roundhouse Radio and AM 1150 Kel

Postby Aaron » Tue Dec 19, 2017 5:44 pm

Indeed.

http://www.orbytmedia.com/Program.aspx? ... GE%20NOORY

It's why it's on 1070 Victoria, 1150 Kelowna, and 1010 Toronto -- All Bell Media Stations. It's not on 1410 Vancouver because they're already running their own syndicated programming in the same time-slot. This is all direct revenue, not ratings.
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