CRTC OKs CHNC Move To AM
March 4, 2008 at 5:18 AM (PT)
RADIO CHNC LTEE. gets CRTC approval to move French Classic Rock/Country CHNC-A/NEW CARLISLE, QC and CHGM-A/GASPE to the FM band with additional transmitters in CARLETON, CHANDLER, and PERCE. CHNC will move to 107.1 FM with 3,800 watts, with CHGM getting 99.3 FM and 257 watts. In CARLETON, the transmitter will use 480 watts at 99.1 FM, while CHANDLER gets 98.3 FM and 870 watts and PERCE will operate at 107.3 FM with 426 watts. The agency rejected another application for the GASPE PENINSULA, turning down RADIO DU GOLFE, INC.'s application for a new station in GASPE with an additional transmitter in RIVIERE-AU-RENARD, QC.
The CRTC also approved NORTHERN NATIVE BROADCASTING's application to add a transmitter for low power CFNR/TERRACE, BC at WILLIAMS LAKE, BC with 34 watts at 96.1 FM, and also approved UNITED CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS CANADA's bid to add a transmitter at KINGSTON, ON at 100.5 FM to rebroadcast low power CKJJ/BELLEVILLE, ON.