May 2006 News

Postby Dan Sys » Thu Jun 01, 2006 7:20 pm

CANADIAN RADIO NEWS

FOR MAY, 2006

JUNE 1, 2006 (next update July/1/2006)

RADIO ACTIVITY

FORMAT CHANGES
BC Vancouver 730 CHMJ From Sports to All Traffic (AMD/PMD) & rebroadcasts of CKNW Talk Shows.

NEW STATIONS ON THE AIR
AB Bonnyville 101.3 CJEG CHR (testing)
BC Kamloops 103.1 CJKC Country (Country 103) (testing)
NS Halifax 103.5 CKHZ CHR (Z 103.5) (testing)
SK Witchekan 99.5 CJOE Aboriginal

CALL LETTER DATA
BC Osoyoos 106.5 new Becomes CIRO
NF Fermeuse 104.3 new Becomes CBNU
NF Marystown 91.7 new Becomes CBN-5
NF St. Vincents 92.1 new Becomes CBNX
ON Britt 102.5 new Becomes CHBI
ON Perth 88.1 new Becomes CHLK
ON Windsor 103.9 new Becomes CJBC-1
PE Charlottetown n/a new Becomes CKQK (CP for Newcap)

BRANDINGS
AB Bonnyville 101.3 CJEG New station becomes "Kool 101 dot 3"
BC Vancouver 730 CHMJ From "Mojo Radio" to "AM 730"

CRTC DECISIONS

NEW STATIONS GRANTED
NF Baie Verte 95.5 49,000 watts (CBC Radio Two)
SK Moose Jaw 103.9 100,000 watts (AC) (Golden West Broadcasting)

TECHNICAL CHANGES GRANTED
AB Wetaskiwin 93.5 CIHS Increase power from 1,700 watts to 5,120 watts and raise antenna height
BC Fort St. John 100.1 CKFU Raise antenna height and relocate transmitter
ON Toronto 105.5 CHRY Increase power from 50 watts to 158 watts and raise antenna height
ON Windsor 103.9 new-CP 6,000 watts (CBC Espace Musique) (French) Previously approved but applied frequency of 107.9 was not suitable
QC Restigouche 105.1 CFIC Increase power from 50 watts to 425 watts
SK North Battleford 96.9 CBKF-5 Increase power from 4,300 watts to 9,600 watts and raise antenna height

DENIALS
MB Winnipeg 104.7 10,000 watts (Multilingual) (Winnipeg Multicultural Radio)
MB Winnipeg 106.3 897 watts (Multilingual) (Africa Motherland Broadcasting)
SK Moose Jaw 99.3 46 watts (Christian) (Kevin Shattock)
SK Moose Jaw 99.9 100,000 watts (AC) (Harvard Broadcasting)

CRTC APPLICATIONS

PROPOSED NEW STATIONS
MB Fisher River 96.9 31 watts (Aboriginal) (will simulcast CINC 96.3 Thompson)
MB Paint Lake 93.3 31.8 watts (Aboriginal) (will simulcast CINC 96.3 Thompson)
ON Bluewater 91.7 6,000 watts (Active Rock) (will simulcast CIBU 94.5 Wingham)
ON Madoc 100.7 49.3 watts (Community) (will simulcast CKOL 93.7 Campbellford)
QC Candiac 101.9 250 watts (AC) (French) (will simulcast CHAI 101.9 Chateauguay)
QC Riviere du Loup 102.5 5,750 watts (Hot AC) (French) (will simulcast CFVD 95.5 Degelis)

PROPOSED AM TO FM CONVERSIONS
BC Squamish 1270 CBRU Move to 98.3 with 3,000 watts (CBC Radio One)

PROPOSED TECHNICAL CHANGES
BC Vancouver 106.3 CFVE 2,500 watts (Aboriginal) Previously approved but applied frequency of 90.9 was not suitable
NB Moncton 107.3 CKOE Increase power from 50 watts to 2,900 watts and raise antenna height
ON Cobourg 93.3 CKSG Increase power from 6,500 watts to 15,000 watts
ON Kaministiquia 104.5 CFQK Relocate transmitter site
PE Charlottetown 95.1 CFCY-CP Increase power from 73,300 watts to 100,000 watts, raise antenna height and relocate transmitter
PE Charlottetown 105.5 new-CP 33,000 watts (Active Rock) Previously approved but applied frequency of 89.9 was not suitable (Newcap)

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