CHIK-FM

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CHIK-FM
Energie 98.9.png
City Quebec City, Quebec
Broadcast area Capitale-Nationale
Branding Énergie Québec 98.9
Frequency 98.9 MHz (FM)
First air date July 29, 1982
Format contemporary hit radio
ERP 41,000 watts
HAAT 413 meters (1,355 ft)
Class C1
Affiliations Énergie
Owner Bell Media
Sister stations CITF-FM
Website Énergie 98.9

CHIK-FM is a French-language Canadian radio station located in Quebec City, Quebec.

Owned and operated by Bell Media, it broadcasts on 98.9 MHz with an effective radiated power of 41,000 watts (class C1) using an omnidirectional antenna. The station's transmitter is located at Mount Bélair.

The station has a contemporary hit radio format and is part of the Énergie network which operates across Quebec.

CHIK's last logo as an Énergie station.

CHIK-FM started operations on July 29, 1982,[1] as a sister station to the now-defunct CJRP 1060 AM and originally had an easy listening format, similar to CITF-FM and CHOI-FM as per their respective conditions of licence. CHIK-FM switched to a contemporary hit radio format a few years after opening because there were too many easy listening stations in the Quebec City radio market.

Since 2011, CHIK-FM has more local programming than other Énergie stations around Quebec, with local DJs from 5:30 a.m.-8 p.m. weekdays and 6 a.m.-7 p.m. weekends.

CHIK logo as NRJ

References[edit]

  1. ^ Astral Communications inc. (2000-01-14). "Notice annuelle -- Exercice terminé le 31 août 1999" (PDF) (in French). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-10-28. Retrieved 2006-12-11. 

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Coordinates: 46°49′22″N 71°29′41″W / 46.82278°N 71.49472°W / 46.82278; -71.49472