Canadian Radio News for December, 2012

Canadian Radio News for December, 2012

Postby Dan Sys » Wed Jan 02, 2013 9:19 am

CANADIAN RADIO NEWS

For DECEMBER, 2012

JANUARY 1, 2013

RADIO ACTIVITY

FORMAT CHANGES
SK Saskatoon 96.3 CFWD From CHR (Wired 96.3) to Classic Hits (Cruz FM)

NEW STATIONS LAUNCHED
BC Port Moody 98.7 CKPM Triple A

CALL LETTER DATA
AB Saint Paul 105.5 new Will become CHFA-9

STILL ON THE AIR
NL Stephenville 98.5 CIOS Newfoundland Broadcasting has had a change of heart and is keeping this 4,270 watt rebroadcaster of CHOZ 94.7 St. John's on the air. The station was slated to go dark on December 1

CRTC & IC DECISIONS

NEW STATIONS GRANTED
AB Saint Paul 105.5 3,440 watts (CBC Premiere Chaine) (will simulcast CHFA 90.1 Edmonton)

OWNERSHIP CHANGES GRANTED
NS Sydney 103.5 CKCH From Barry Maxwell Martin to Newcap
QC Lac Megantic 106.7 CJIT From Les Productions du Temps to Attraction Media
QC Saguenay 105.5 CKGS From Carl Gilbert to Attraction Media

PARTIAL OWNERSHIP CHANGES GRANTED
AB Grande Prairie 98.9 CIKT 49% of the common shares have been transfered from Bear Creek Broadcasting to the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group. Bear Creek retains control with 51% of the shares

EXTENSIONS GRANTED
MB Virden 103.3 CJVM-cp Stillwater Broadcasting has until October 14, 2013 to get this station on the air

DENIALS
AB Lacombe 94.1 CJUV Request to lower required Canadian content from 40% to 35%

CRTC APPLICATIONS

PROPOSED AM TO FM CONVERSIONS
ON Armstrong 1450 CBOL Move to 91.3 with 50 watts
ON Hornepayne 1010 CBLH Move to 92.3 with 50 watts
QC Weymontachie 750 CBFA-3 Move to 92.3 with 50 watts
YT Mayo 1230 CBDC Move to 104.9 with 50 watts

PROPOSED TECHNICAL CHANGES
BC Whistler 96.9 CKLG-1 Reduce power from 586 to 474 watts (1,430 to 1,000 watts Max. ERP), raise antenna height, and relocate transmitter
BC Whistler 102.1 CISW Reduce power from 586 to 474 watts (1,430 to 1,000 watts Max. ERP), raise antenna height, and relocate transmitter

PROPOSED CHANGES TO SPECIALTY LICENSES
AB Edmonton 101.7 CKER Reduce number of targeted Ethnic groups in overall programming from 19 to 12

Next update February 1, 2013
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