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(CRTC) POWER INCREASED PROPOSED FOR CHGA 97.3 IN MANIWAKI

Radio Communautaire F.M. de la Haute-Gatineau has applied to increase the power at CHGA 97.3 in Maniwaki, Quebec from 2,877 to 11,900 watts (2,877 to 16,900 watts maximum ERP). Antenna height will be lowered from 214 to 205 metres (EHAAT). The radiation pattern will change from non-directional to directional.

NEW LOW POWER SOUTH ASIAN STATION ON THE AIR IN WINNIPEG

Shawn Axelrod is reporting that a new South Asian station has commenced operations in Winnipeg at 88.7 FM. Call letters are CKYN with 50 watts. The owner is listed as Gill Broadcasting who also operates South Asian station CKYZ 92.9 “Radio Awaz” in Winnipeg. It is not clear at this point if Mr. Gill has moved Radio Awaz to 88,7 or if the new station will have separate programming from that of 92.9..

RADIO AWAZ WEBSITE:

www.radioawaz.ca/

WHEN CANADA HAD ONLY 20 COMMUNITY RADIO STATIONS

www.radiosurvivor.com/…/when-canada-had-20-or-so-co…/

(CRTC) ICI PREMIERE COMING TO SARNIA

The CBC received approval today to establish a new Ici Premiere rebroadcaster in Sarnia, Ontario. The new station will operate on 101.5 with 1,886 watts (average & maximum ERP). Antenna height will be 104.7 metres (EHAAT). Call letters will be CBEF-3 with programming originating from CBEF 1550 in Windsor.

CRTC DECISION:

www.crtc.gc.ca/eng/archive/2017/2017-36.htm



98.1 THE BRIDGE IN LETHBRIDGE FLIPS TO MODERN AC

Clear Sky Radio has dumped the Alternative Rock format on CKBD 98.1 THE BRIDGE in Lethbridge, Alberta replacing it with Modern AC.

PRESS RELEASE:

clearskyradio.com/…/the-all-new-98-1-the-bridge-mod…/

98/1 THE BRIDGE WEBSITE:

www.981thebridge.ca/

(CRTC) TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS PROPOSED FOR CBC FACILITIES IN PETERBOROUGH

The CBC is proposing to install a new elliptical directional antenna with a higher center of radiation above ground level on Its existing tower in Peterborough. All 3 existing CBC facilities in Peterborough will be affected by the change.

Radio One CBCP 98.7 will decrease power from 10,170 to 5,442 watts (19,150 to 12,438 watts maximum ERP). Antenna height will be raised from 244.7 to 272.2 metres (EHAAT).

Radio Two CBBP 103.9 will decrease power from 17,300 to 5,831 watts (26,000 to 12,438 watts maximum ERP). Antenna height will be raised from 200.6 to 272.2 metres (EHAAT).

Ici Premiere CJBC-5 106.3 will decrease power from 9,500 to 5858 watts (13,000 to 12,438 watts maximum ERP). Antenna height will be raised from 221.9 to 272,2 metres (EHAAT).

PROMO MATERIAL SCAN – STICKER FROM CKXC 93.5 KINGSTON

Rogers Media CKXC COUNTRY 93.5 in Kingston, Ontario was launched in 2008 originally branded as KIX 93.5. The station dropped the KIX branding in 2013 becoming COUNTRY 93.5 as part of Rogers rebranding of its country formatted stations to a unified brand

COUNTRY 93.5 WEBSITE:

www.country935.ca/

(thanks to Ian for the sticker) www.facebook.com/rwcrn/



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