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CANADIAN RADIO NEWS RECAP For AUGUST 2017
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CANADIAN RADIO NEWS RECAP for AUGUST 2017

A summary of CRTC decisions and on air changes affecting the Canadian radio landscape.

RADIO ACTIVITY

FORMAT CHANGES
BC RICHMOND 650 CISL From Oldies to Sports (Sportsnet 650).

NEW STATIONS LAUNCHED
ON MAYNOOTH 94.7 CKJJ-5 Commercial. 50 watts. Christian. UCB Canada. Simulcasts CKJJ 102.3 Belleville. UCB 102.3.
ON MILTON 101.3 CJML Commercial. 228 watts (950 watts Max. ERP). AC-Oldies. My Broadcasting. MY FM.
ON SIMCOE-NORFOLK 99.7 CKNC Commercial. 9,667 watts (18,000 watts Max. ERP). Classic Hits. My Broadcasting. OLDIES 99.7.
QC MONTREAL 90.7 CJPB Community. 50 watts. Variety. French. Centre Communautaire Bon Courage. LA VOIX DE ST-LO.

NEW HD STATIONS LAUNCHED
BC VANCOUVER 96.9 CJAX-HD3 637 watts (1,393 watts). Sports. Sportsnet 650. Simulcasts CISL 650 Richmond.

AM TO FM CONVERSIONS ON THE AIR
NL PORT AUX BASQUES 96.7 CFGN Moved from 1230. Operates with 1,240 watts.

CALL LETTER DATA
YT MOUNT JUBILEE 103.1 new Will become CKZV

BRANDINGS
BC KAMLOOPS 103.1 CJKC From COUNTRY 103 to NEW COUNTRY 103.1.
QC MATANE 95.3 CHOE From CHOE to O 95.3. Format remains CHR.
QC ROUYN-NORANDA 96.5 CHOA From RYTHME FM to WOW 96.5. Includes CHOA-1 103.5 Amos and CHOA-2 103.9 La Sarre. Format remains Hot AC.

CRTC & ISEDC DECISIONS

AM TO FM CONVERSIONS GRANTED

QC LEBEL-SUR-QUEVILLON 650 CBF-3 Move to 94.9. Will operate with 50 watts.
QC SENNETERRE 710 CBF-1 Move to 95.9. Will operate with 115 watts.

OFF THE AIR
SK URANIUM CITY 97.9 VF2142 License voluntarily surrendered. Was a 40 watt rebroadcaster for CFMI 101.1 New Westminster, BC.
SK URANIUM CITY 103.1 VF2240 License voluntarily surrendered. Was a 40 watt rebroadcaster for CKRW 96.1 Whitehorse, YT.

CRTC APPLICATIONS

PROPOSED NEW STATIONS
AB LLOYDMINSTER 103.3 new Commercial. 81,000 watts (100,000 watts Max. ERP). Format details unavailable. Vista Radio. (subject to CRTC feasibility study).
ON GEORGINA 93.7 new Commercial. 1,553 watts (2,900 watts Max. ERP). AC. My broadcasting.
ON GEORGINA 93.7 new Commercial. 4,340 watts (9,000 watts Max. ERP). AC. Radio Markham York.
ON GEORGINA 93.7 new Commercial. 6,780 watts (26,000 watts Max. ERP). Classic Hits. Torres Media.
ON GRIMSBY-BEAMSVILLE 88.5 new Commercial. 1,030 watts (3,000 watts Max. ERP). Classic Hits. Byrnes Communications.
ON GRIMSBY-BEAMSVILLE 88.5 new Commercial. 2,000 watts (4,000 watts Max. ERP). Classic Hits. Durham Radio.
ON GRIMSBY-BEAMSVILLE 88.5 new Commercial. 2,000 watts (4,000 watts Max. ERP). Soft AC. Evanov Radio Group.

PROPOSED AM TO FM CONVERSIONS
BC NAKUSP 900 CBUM Move to 91.3 with 50 watts.
NB McADAM 600 CBAX Move to 95.5 with 50 watts.
QC NATASHQUAN 1100 CBSI-5 Move to 99.9 with 258 watts.

PROPOSED TECHNICAL CHANGES
AB LETHBRIDGE 88.3 CKXU Increase power from 125 to 2,900 watts. Raise antenna height. Relocate transmiiter. Change pattern from directional to non-directional.
ON MISSISSAUGA 960 CKNT-cp Relocate transmitter site. Power will remain 2,000 watts (days) / 280 watts (nights).

PROPOSED OWNERSHIP CHANGES
AB STRATHMORE 104.5 CKOV-cp From 100% Clear Sky Radio to 75% Clear Sky Radio and 25% Golden West Broadcasting.
BC BARRIERE 93.1 CHLW From North Thompson Radio to Kenneth Collin Brown.
ON FORT ERIE 101.1 CFLZ From Vista Radio to Byrnes Communications.
ON MIDLAND 104.1 CICZ From Larche Communications to Bell Media.
ON NIAGARA FALLS 105.1 CJED From Vista Radio to Byrnes Communications.
ON ORILLIA 105.9 CICX From Larche Communications to Bell Media.
ON OWEN SOUND 92.3 CJOS From Larche Communications to Bell Media.
ON SUDBURY 91.7 CICS From Larche Communications to Bell Media



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