Broadcast History - April 12

Broadcast History - April 12

Postby jon » Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:16 pm

In 1979, CIMG-FM was licensed to 94.1 MHz with 100,000 watts in Swift Current, Saskatchewan. They signed on October 20th of the same year, with a Country music format.

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In 1984, the University of Victoria Radio Society was granted a license for CFUV-FM, which signed on December 17th of the same year with 49.4 watts on 105.1 MHz. In Jan. 1989, CFUV increased power to 883 watts and switched to 101.9 MHz, a frequency they now share with UBC's CiTR, and must protect each other's signal accordingly.

In 1997, Hal Yerxa died after a long radio career, remembered primarily as AM Drive personality on CKNW before founding CFCW (Camrose, Alberta) in 1953. And then making CFCW Canada's first Country music station in 1960. More details on Hal can be found at edmontonbroadcasters.com and CCF.

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