December 2007 Canadian Radio News

December 2007 Canadian Radio News

Postby Dan Sys » Tue Jan 01, 2008 8:41 pm

CANADIAN RADIO NEWS

for DECEMBER, 2007

JANUARY 1, 2008

RADIO ACTIVITY

FORMAT CHANGES
AB Calgary 90.3 CFUL From Triple A to Classic Alternative (remains Fuel 90.3)
AB Edmonton 930 CJCA From Gospel Music to Christian Talk (remains The Light)
AB Lac La Biche 103.5 CILB New. What was supposed to be Cat Country becomes Big Dog FM with Classic Hits
NS New Glasgow 94.1 CKEC From AC (on 1320) to Hot AC (East Coast FM)

NEW STATIONS ON THE AIR
AB Fort McMurray 103.7 CFVR Hot AC (Mix 103.7) (testing)

CALL LETTER DATA
AB Calgary 97.7 new Becomes CIGY
NS Sydney 103.5 new Becomes CKCH
QC Amos 105.3 new Becomes CHOW
QC Saint Jerome 101.9 new Becomes CFND
SK North Battleford 93.3 new Becomes CJHD

OFF THE AIR
NU Alert 105.9 CHAR License officially revoked for this once Canadian military base station which has been off the air since Feb/06

CRTC DECISIONS

NEW STATIONS GRANTED
NS Yarmouth 98.5 19,900 watts (CBC Radio Two)
QC Amos 105.3 5,376 watts (Community; Pop-Rock) (French) (Radio Boreale)
QC Saint Jerome 101.9 3.17 watts (College) (French) (Ecole Notre Dame)

TECHNICAL CHANGES GRANTED
AB Calgary 103.1 CIQX Remove Specialty FM status (currently California 103 with Smooth Jazz)
MB Winnipeg 100.7 CHNK Increase power from 1,300 watts to 60,200 watts, raise antenna height and relocate transmitter (Hank FM)
NB Bon Accord 103.3 CBZC Increase power from 5,700 watts to 44,200 watts and raise antenna height
NS Dartmouth 93.9 CJLU Raise antenna height and relocate transmitter
ON Hawkesbury 107.7 CKHK-cp Increase power from 875 watts to 2,000 watts and relocate transmitter
ON Kitchener 96.7 CHYM Decrease power from 100,000 watts to 80,000 watts and raise antenna height
ON Stella 93.7 CJAI Move to 92.1
QC Trois Rivieres 94.7 CHEY Change authorized contours by marginally raising antenna height (Rock Détente)
YT Whitehorse 92.5 CJUC Move to 91.1 and increase power from 4 watts to 50 watts

OWNERSHIP CHANGES GRANTED
ON Kitchener 106.7 CIKZ From Larche Communications to Rogers (currently Kicks Country)
ON Orillia 105.9 CICX From Rogers to Larche Communications (currently Jack FM)
QC Mont Laurier 104.7 CFLO From Soneme Inc. to Dominic Bell, Stephane Bell and Sylvain Lacasse (includes CFLO-1 101.9 L'Annonciation)
QC Sherbrooke 104.5 CIGR From Groupe Generation Rock to Corus (Generation Rock)

DENIALS
NS Windsor 92.9 CFAB 23,800 watts. Earlier conversion from 1450 AM was approved subject to resolving technical issues. 92.9 has since been re-allocated to Halifax. Must find alternative frequency and revise parameters to avoid ownership conflict issues with other MBS stations in nearby Kentville (AVR Country)
ON Timmins 100.7 50 watts (Religion) (Ernest Turcotte Evangelistic Association)

CRTC APPLICATIONS

PROPOSED NEW STATIONS
BC Abbotsford-Chilliwack 89.1 2,892 watts (10,490 watts E.R.P.) (Blues) (Frank Torres)
BC Chilliwack 89.3 1,260 watts (1,600 watts E.R.P.) (Classic Rock) (Vista)
BC Chilliwack 89.5 380 watts (1,600 watts E.R.P.) (AC) (Golden West)
BC Chilliwack 89.5 380 watts (1,600 watts E.R.P.) (Active Rock) (Radio CJVR)
BC Chilliwack 89.5 380 watts (1,600 watts E.R.P.) (Classic Hits) (Newcap)
BC Gabriola Island 98.7 3,100 watts (20,000 watts E.R.P.) (CBC Radio One) (will simulcast proposed CBU 690 flip at 88.1)
BC Port Moody 98.7 470 watts (1,000 watts E.R.P.) (Triple A) (Matthew McBride)
BC Rossland 101.1 5 watts (Community) (Rossland Radio Co-op)
BC Vancouver 89.3 918 watts (2,753 watts E.R.P.) (Blues) (Frank Torres)
BC Vancouver 98.7 480 watts (2,000 watts E.R.P.) (World Music) (Sukhdev Singh Dhillon)
BC Vancouver 104.1 4,700 watts (9,000 watts E.R.P.) (AC-Oldies) (Vista)
BC Vancouver 104.1 4,200 watts (8,000 watts E.R.P.) (Adult Urban) (Newcap)
BC Vancouver 104.1 4,100 watts (8,000 watts E.R.P.) (Alternative Rock-Indie) (Rock 95)
BC Vancouver 104.1 4,100 watts (8,000 watts E.R.P.) (CHR) (Evanov)
BC Vancouver 104.1 4,100 watts (8,000 watts E.R.P.) (Christian) (In House Communications)
BC Vancouver 104.1 4,200 watts (8,000 watts E.R.P.) (Gospel) (Touch Canada)
BC Vancouver 104.1 4,200 watts (8,000 watts E.R.P.) (Hot AC) (Astral)
BC Vancouver 104.1 4,100 watts (8,000 watts E.R.P.) (Smooth Jazz-AC) (The Coast 104.1 FM)
BC Vancouver 104.1 4,200 watts (8,000 watts E.R.P.) (Triple A) (Harvard)
BC Vancouver 104.1 4,200 watts (8,000 watts E.R.P.) (Triple A) (Jim McLaughlin)
BC Vancouver 104.1 4,200 watts (8,000 watts E.R.P.) (Triple A) (Jim Pattison)
BC Vancouver 104.1 4,200 watts (8,000 watts E.R.P.) (Triple A) (Mark Lewis)
BC Vancouver 104.1 4,200 watts (8,000 watts E.R.P.) (World Music) (Nirenderjit Pataria)
BC Whistler 103.1 240 watts (500 watts E.R.P.) (CBC La Premiere Chaine) (French)
ON Elliot Lake 102.5 865 watts (Christian) (Eternacom)
ON Pickle Lake 96.5 50 watts (Christian/Aboriginal) (Native Evangelical Fellowship)
ON Thunder Bay 98.1 50 watts (Christian/Aboriginal) (will simulcast proposed 96.5 Pickle Lake)
PE Charlottetown 91.3 50 watts (Christian) (International Harvesters for Christ)
PE Summerside 91.1 50 watts (Christian) (will simulcast proposed 91.3 Charlottetown)

PROPOSED AM TO FM CONVERSIONS
BC Vancouver 600 CKBD Move to 100.5 with 2,600 watts (11,000 watts E.R.P.)
BC Vancouver 690 CBU Move to 88.1 with 8,900 watts (19,500 watts E.R.P.)

PROPOSED TECHNICAL CHANGES
AB Calgary 99.1 CBR-1 Increase power from 1,100 watts to 2,800 watts (10,000 watts E.R.P.)
NB Plaster Rock 91.7 CIKX-1 Move to 88.3
QC Saguenay 105.5 new-cp 30,600 watts (50,000 watts E.R.P.) (previously approved but applied frequency of 99.9 was not suitable)

Next update February 1, 2008
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