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CANADIAN RADIO NEWS RECAP For SEPTEMBER 2017
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CANADIAN RADIO NEWS RECAP for SEPTEMBER 2017

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

RADIO ACTIVITY

CALL LETTER DATA
AB BURNT HILL 101.9 new Will become CIAM-24
AB SASKATOON HILL 89.3 new Will necome CIAM-25
BC BOSTON BAR 91.1 new Will become CIAM-27
BC ROSE PRAIRIE 107.5 new Will become CIAM-26
ON DUNVEGAN 92.1 new Will become CHOD-1
QC ST. FABIEN DE PANET 92.5 new Will become CIQI-1

BRANDINGS
QC PORT CARTIER 99.1 CIPC From FM 99 UN to O 99.1 (format remains CHR).

CRTC & ISEDC DECISIONS

NEW STATIONS GRANTED
AB BURNT HILL 101.9 new Community. 50 watts. Aboriginal-Christian. CIAM Media. Will simulcast CIAM 92.7 Fort Vermilion.
AB GRANDE PRAIRIE 105.7 new Commercial. 100,000 watts. Aboriginal-Country. Aboriginal Multi-Media Society of Alberta. Will simulcast CFWE-4 98.5 Spruce Grove-Edmonton.
AB SASKATOON HILL 89.3 new Community. 50 watts. Aboriginal-Christian. CIAM Media. Will simulcast CIAM 92.7 Fort Vermilion.
BC BOSTON BAR 91.1 new Community. 50 watts. Aboriginal-Christian. CIAM Media. Will simulcast CIAM 92.7 Fort Vermilion.
BC ROSE PRAIRIE 107.5 new Community. 50 watts. Aboriginal-Christian. CIAM Media. Will simulcast CIAM 92.7 Fort Vermilion.
ON DUNVEGAN 92.1 new Community. 10,200 watts (20,500 watts Max. ERP). Variety. French. Radio Communautaire Cornwall-Alexandria. Will simulcast CHOD 92.1 Cornwall.
QC ST. FABIEN DE PANET 92.5 new Commercial. 12,600 watts (17,500 watts Max. ERP). Hot AC. French. Groupe Radio Simard. Will simulcast CIQI 90.3 Montmagny.

TECHNICAL CHANGES GRANTED
AB GRANDE PRAIRIE 102.5 CBXP Lower antenna height. Install new circular non-directional antenna. Power will remain 100,000 watts.
BC POWELL RIVER 90.1 CJMP Increase power from 3.6 to 10 watts. Raise antenna height. Relocate transmitter.
ON OTTAWA 101.7 CIDG Increase power from 1,792 to 5,316 watts (5,500 to 19,340 watts Max. ERP). Raise antenna height. Relocate transmitter.
QC CHISASIBI 103.5 CBFG Increase power from 85 to 105 watts. Lower antenna height.
QC CHISASIBI 105.1 CBMP Increase power from 85 to 105 watts. Lower antenna height.
QC NOUVEAU COMPTOIR 103.5 CBFW Increase power from 55 to 105 watts. Lower antenna height.
QC NOUVEAU COMPTOIR 105.1 CBMW Increase power from 55 to 105 watts. Lower antenna height.

EXTENSIONS TO CP’s GRANTED
BC GREENVILLE 96.1 new Northern Native Broadcasting has until November 27, 2018 to get this 8 watt rebroadcaster of CFNR 92.1 Terrace on the air.
BC HARTLEY BAY 96.1 new Northern Native Broadcasting has until December 8, 2018 to get this 8 watt rebroadcaster of CFNR 92.1 Terrace on the air.

DENIAL
ON TORONTO 94.1 CBL Will not be able to lease their SCMO facilities to Tamil language TIME FM. The CRTC felt that this would have a negative financial impact on other stations currently airing Tamil programming in the market.

CRTC APPLICATIONS

PROPOSED TECHNICAL CHANGES
AB GRANDE PRAIRIE 90.5 CHFA-5 Move to 103.3. Increase power from 5,000 to 25,300 watts. Raise antenna height. Relocate transmitter.
NS DIGBY 104.7 CBAF-7 Decrease power from 980 to 450 watts. Raise antenna height.
ON ORANGEVILLE 103.5 CIDC Increase power from 30,700 to 48,000 watts (30,700 to 100,000 watts Max. ERP). Lower antenna height. Change radiation pattern from non-directional to directional. Relocate transmitter.
ON OWEN SOUND 97.1 CBL-4 Decrease power from 17,500 to 7,939 watts (17,500 to 20,220 watts Max. ERP). Lower antenna height. Change radiation pattern from non-directional to directional.
ON OWEN SOUND 98.7 CBCB Decrease power from 100,000 watts to 39,174 watts (Max. ERP will remain 100,000 watts). Lower antenna height. Change radiation pattern from non-directional to directional.
ON TORONTO 103.9 CIRR Move to 103.7. Increase power from 107 to 3,300 watts (225 to 10,000 watts Max. ERP). Raise antenna height. Relocate transmitter.

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