Broadcast History - January 6

Broadcast History - January 6

Postby jon » Fri Jan 05, 2018 8:58 pm

In 1951, CKDM Dauphin, Manitoba, signed on to 1230 KHz with 250 watts. The station moved to 1050 in 1956 and to its present home of 730 KHz in 1958, increasing power to 10,000 watts day and 5000 watts night in the early to mid-1960s. At that time, CKDM could be heard in Vancouver at its Monday morning signon whenever CKLG signed off Sunday night for transmitter maintenance.

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In 1974 at 6:00 p.m., The Global Television Network signed on with six stations in Southern Ontario. And losing a million dollars a month, due in large part to starting in mid-season after sponsors had already committed their advertising dollars elsewhere.

In 1979, CKLG-FM Vancouver became CFOX-FM, acquiring the call letters released by the legendary Montreal Top 40 CFOX-AM when it became CKO-AM.

Click Here to hear the CKLG-FM to CFOX-FM changeover.

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