CANADIAN RADIO NEWS FOR MAY, 2014
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CANADIAN RADIO NEWS FOR MAY, 2014
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CANADIAN RADIO NEWS FOR MAY, 2014

RADIO ACTIVITY

FORMAT CHANGES
AB High Prairie 93.5 CKVH From Classic Hits to Country (remains Prairie FM).
BC Nelson 103.5 CHNV From Triple A (The Bridge) to Variety Hits (Juice FM). Includes CHNV-1 91.9 Crawford Bay.
BC Williams Lake 97.5 CFFM From Hot AC-Classic Hits (The Rush) to Active Rock (The Goat). Includes CFFM-1 99.7 100 Mile House and CFFM-2 94.9 Quesnel.
NT Yellowknife 100.1 CJCD From AC (Mix 100) to Variety Hits (Moose FM).
ON Haldimand County 92.9 CKJN From AC (Moose FM) to Country (Country 92.9).
ON Huntsville 105.5 CFBK From AC to Active Rock (remains Moose FM).

NEW STATIONS LAUNCHED
MB Steinbach 107.7 CJXR Commercial. 30,000 watts. Country. Golden West.
ON Huntsville 88.7 CKAR Community. 5,700 watts. Variety. Hunter’s Bay Radio.

CALL LETTER DATA
NS Hubbards 88.7 new Will become CKVE.
NS Lower Sackville n/a new Will become CIOE.
ON French River 102.7 new Will become CKUC.
ON Tillsonburg 88.7 new Will become CBCL-1.
QC Montreal 1610 new Will become CHRN.
QC Montreal 102.9 new Will become CILO.

BRANDINGS
BC Courtenay 98.9 CFCP From JET FM to THE GOAT (format remains Active Rock).
BC Prince George 94.3 CIRX From 94X to THE GOAT (format remains Active Rock). Includes CIRX-1 95.9 Vanderhoof & CIRX-2 94.7 Fort St. James.
MB Steinbach 107.7 CJXR Becomes COUNTRY 107.7.

OFF THE AIR
ON St. Catharines 101.1 CFLZ-1 License surrendered for the Synchronous FM repeater which simulcasted CFLZ 101.1 Fort Erie.

CRTC & IC DECISIONS

NEW STATIONS GRANTED
NS Hubbards 88.7 Community. 1,080 watts. Variety. Hubbards Radio Society.
NS Lower Sackville n/a Community. power n/a. Variety. Cobequid Radio Society. Must submit alternate frequency and technical details within 90 days as applied frequency of 88.7 is not available.
ON French River 102.7 Commercial. 42 watts. Hot AC; Variety. Justin Godin.
QC Montreal 1610 Commercial. 1,000 watts fulltime. South Asian. Radio Humsafar.
QC Montreal 102.9 Commercial. 31 watts (50 watts Max. ERP). South Asian. Agni Communications.

AM TO FM CONVERSIONS GRANTED
ON Ignace 1340 CKDR-1 Move to 97.5 with 50 watts.

TECHNICAL CHANGES GRANTED
ON Windsor 97.5 CBEW Increase power from 2,300 to 3,200 watts (13,800 watts to 19,000 watts maximum ERP).
QC Montreal 93.5 CBM Increase power from 24,600 to 100,000 watts.
QC Saguenay-La Baie 93.7 CBJ-6 Move to 102.1. Increase power from 16 to 98 watts (86 to 544 watts Max. ERP).
SK Estevan 1280 CJSL Move to 1150. Power will remain 10,000 watts fulltime. Relocate transmitter.
SK Estevan 102.3 CHSN Raise antenna height. Relocate transmitter.
SK Estevan 106.1 CKSE Raise antenna height. Relocate transmitter.

DENIALS
ON North Bay 100.5 CHUR Add a condition of license which would have permitted a limited amount of French language advertising.
ON Timmins 92.1 CJQQ Add a condition of license which would have permitted a limited amount of French language advertising.
ON Timmins 99.3 CKGB Add a condition of license which would have permitted a limited amount of French language advertising.

CRTC APPLICATIONS

PROPOSED NEW STATIONS
QC Matapedia 101.7 CBC Premiere Chaine. 268 watts. Will simulcast CBGA 102.1 Matane.

PROPOSED AM TO FM CONVERSIONS
NT Tuktoyaktuk 1150 CBAC Move to 99.9 with 261 watts.
ON Deep River 1110 CBLI Move to 97.9 with 50 watts.

PROPOSED TECHNICAL CHANGES
NL Corner Brook 570 CFCB Increase daytime power from 1,000 to 10,000 watts. Night time power will remain 1,000 watts.
ON Mississauga 960 CKNT-cp Reduce power from 2,000 to 700 watts (days) 280 to 104 watts (nights). Raise antenna height. Relocate transmitter.
QC Shawinigan 91.1 CFUT Move to 92.9. Increase power from 199 to 2,100 watts (250 to 3,900 watts Max. ERP). Raise antenna height. Relocate transmitter. Change radiation pattern from non-directional to directional.
PROPOSED PROGRAMMING CHANGES
ON Fort Erie 101.1 CFLZ Remove condition of license regarding soliciting of local advertising when less than one third of the programming is locally produced.

PROPOSED CHANGES TO SPECIALTY LICENSES
QC Saguenay 98.3 CKRS Remove specialty FM license requirements. Will flip from Talk/Classic Rock to Hot AC (Rythme FM)

Next update July 1, 2014
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