CBC Gets Windsor AM-to-FM Move Approved
June 17, 2009 at 4:57 PM (PT)
The CBC has been granted a new FM frequency at 97.5 FM in WINDSOR, ON by the CRTC to replace its RADIO ONE outlet there, CBE-A. The station will run 3,200 watts average ERP (19,000 watts at 130.1 meters) and will be accompanied by a second transmitter at 91.5 FM in LEAMINGTON.
In other CRTC moves, BLACKBURN RADIO received approval to increase the power at Hot AC CKNX (101.7 THE ONE)/WINGHAM, ON from 65,800 watts directional to 100,000 watts omnidirectional, and to increase the power of Active Rock CIBU (94.5 THE BULL)/WINGHAM from 70,100 watts directional to 75,000 watts omnidirectional. In a related move, DURHAM RADIO has been granted a power increase for Smooth Jazz CIWV (WAVE 94.7)/HAMILTON-BURLINGTON, ON from 19,500 watts to 40,000 watts.
NEWCAP has been given the go-ahead to move CFLN-A (RADIO LABRADOR)/GOOSE BAY and its retransmitter CFLW-A/WABUSH to FM, with a Full Service Country-Talk format. CFLN will move to 97.9 FM with 1,000 watts, and CFLW will get 1,000 watts at 94.7 FM.
The agency has also approved RICK SARGENT's application for a new English-language low-power commercial Canadian Music FM in CALEDON, ON to replace his present Tourist Information CFGM, which has identical facilities of 50 watts at 102.7 FM.