Virgin 1049 Edmonton launch

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Virgin 1049 Edmonton launch

Postby radiofan » Fri Feb 04, 2011 2:37 pm

At 1:04PM on February 4, 2011 Edmonton's CFMG 104.9 dropped it's long-time E-Z Rock identity and became Virgin Radio 1049

Here's the end of E-Z Rock and the launch of Virgin


Virgin 1049 Launch


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Those who danced were thought to be quite insane by those who couldn't hear the music.
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Re: Virgin 1049 Edmonton launch

Postby Dan Sys » Fri Feb 04, 2011 2:56 pm

So what's the format? Mainstream CHR, CHR-Rhythmic, Hot AC-CHR? It's gotten to a point in my old age now that this type of music all sounds the same to me and I can't differentiate between it anymore.
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Re: Virgin 1049 Edmonton launch

Postby jondavid01 » Fri Feb 04, 2011 4:26 pm

WOW Edmonton's got alot of top40 stations now.
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Re: Virgin 1049 Edmonton launch

Postby CKNF » Fri Feb 04, 2011 5:51 pm

Same launch as Virgin 985...

So many stations with the same format. Terrestrial radio isn't dying... It's dead already. The target age for these formats are the age group that have moved on to other technologies and could care less what is on FM. Basically anyone under 35.
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