CANADIAN RADIO NEWS RECAP for MAY, 2016
ON ARNPRIOR 107.7 CFMP From AC (MY FM) to Oldies (OLDIES 107.7).
ON BRIGHTON 100.9 CIYM From AC (MY FM) to Oldies (OLDIES 100.9).
NEW STATIONS LAUNCHED
NL CLARENVILLE 97.1 CKLN Commercial. 2,500 watts. Country. Newcap. KIXX COUNTRY.
AM TO FM CONVERSIONS ON THE AIR
ON HORNEPAYNE 92.3 CBLH Moved from 1010. 50 watts.
ON NAKINA 98.1 CBLN Moved from 1240. 50 watts.
YT MAYO 104.9 CBDC Moved from 1230. 50 watts.
CALL LETTER DATA
BC EGMONT 107.5 CKLG Becomes CIPN
BC PENDER HARBOUR 104.7 CIPN Becomes CKLG
MB WINNIPEG 92.9 new Will become CKYZ
NL HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY 1340 CKHV Will become CKOH (when flip to 99.3 occurs)
ON CARLSBAD SPRINGS 107.9 new Will become CJRO
TECHNICAL CHANGES ON THE AIR
ON WHITCHURCH-STOUFFVILLE 102.9 CIWS Moved from 102.7. 50 watts.
OFF THE AIR
NL LEWISPORTE 93.7 CIFX 50 watt Community station has been deleted off the ISEDC database. No details available.
SK PRINCE ALBERT 107.1 CIAM 50 watt Christian station has been deleted off the ISEDC database. No details available.
CRTC & ISEDC DECISIONS
NEW STATIONS GRANTED
MB WINNIPEG 92.9 Commercial. 50 watts. South Asian. Gill Communications.
ON CARLSBAD SPRINGS 107.9 Local TIS. 15 watts. Community Information.Carlsbad Springs Association.
NEW HD STATIONS GRANTED
BC VANCOUVER 96.9 CJAX-HD 637 watts (1,393 watts Max. ERP). Rogers. Programming details not available.
BC VANCOUVER 103.5 CHQM-HD 2,650 watts (5,000 watts Max. ERP). Bell. Programming details not available.
AM TO FM CONVERSIONS GRANTED
NL HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY 1340 CKHV Move to 99.3 with 1,710 watts.
NL NAIN 610 CKOK Move to 99.9 with 1,429 watts.
TECHNICAL CHANGES GRANTED
BC WILLIAMS LAKE 100.7 CJLJ Upgrade status from developmental Aboriginal Community station to Type B Native station.
ON ERIN 88.1 CHES Move to 91.7. Increase power from 570 to 850 watts (1,250 to 2,500 watts Max. ERP).
ON NAKINA 98.1 CBLN Lower antenna height. Relocate transmitter.
QC LA TUQUE 103.7 CBF-19 Decrease power from 11,300 to 2,100 watts (25,400 watts to 4,750 watts Max. ERP).
QC SAINT JOHN 88.1 CBAL-4 Decrease power from 78,500 to 76,697 watts. Lower antenna height.
QC SAINT JOHN 102.3 CBAF-1 Increase power from 84,000 to 93,100 watts. Lower antenna height.
EXTENSIONS TO CP’S GRANTED
ON MAYNOOTH 94.7 CKJJ-5 UCB Canada has until June 16, 2017 to launch this new 50 watt rebroadcaster of CKJJ 102.3 Belleville.
PROPOSED NEW STATIONS
AB JASPER 101.1 CBC Ici Premiere. 251 watts. Will simulcast CHFA-10 90.1 Edmonton.
NB BOUCTOUCHE 107.7 Non-commercial. 50 watts. Christian. Will simulcast CITA 105.1 Moncton.
NL CORNER BROOK 100.1 Community. 50 watts. Variety. Bay of Islands Radio.
NS ANTIGONISH 93.5 Commercial. 60,600 watts. Country. Atlantic Broadcasters.
ON GRAVENHURST-BRACEBRIDGE 102.3 Commercial. 22,000 watts. Country. Bayshore Broadcasting. Reapplication.
PROPOSED AM TO FM CONVERSIONS
NL NAIN 740 CBNZ Move to 95.1 with 50 watts.
PROPOSED TECHNICAL CHANGES
BC RADIUM HOT SPRINGS 94.5 CBUQ Increase power from 78 to 1,248 watts (206 to 1,248 watts Max. ERP). Raise antenna height. Change radiation pattern from directional to
non-directional. Relocate transmitter.
QC LEVIS 96.9 CJMD Increase power from 110 to 509 watts (216 to 1,000 watts Max. ERP). Raise antenna height.
QC ROUYN-NORANDA 89.9 CBFX-4 Decrease power from 17,200 to 10,912 watts (26,700 to 10,912 watts Max. ERP). Lower antenna height. Change radiation pattern from directional to non-directional. Relocate transmitter.
QC ROUYN-NORANDA 90.7 CHLM Decrease power from 16,000 to 11,422 watts (25,000 to 11,422 watts Max. ERP). Lower antenna height. Change radiation pattern from directional to non-directional. Relocate transmitter.
QC SAINT-REMI 104.9 CHOC Increase power from 250 to 572 watts (250 to 1,714 watts Max. ERP). Raise antenna height.Relocate transmitter.
PROPOSED CHANGES TO SPECIALTY LICENSES
AB MEDICINE HAT 93.7 CJLT Remove specialty FM status which would permit the station to flip from Contemporary Christian to Alternative Rock.
BC SURREY 89.3 Commercial. 302 watts (1,000 watts Max. ERP). South Asian. Ethnic Channels Group.
Next update July 1, 2016
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