Category:Radio stations in Edmonton
Pages in category "Radio stations in Edmonton"
The following 26 pages are in this category, out of 26 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
The following 26 pages are in this category, out of 26 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. CBX (AM) – CBX is a Canadian radio station, broadcasting at 740 AM in Edmonton, Alberta. It broadcasts the programming of the CBC Radio One network, CBX is a Class B station broadcasting on a Canadian clear-channel frequency, the dominant station on 740 AM is CFZM in Toronto, Ontario. CBXs studios are located at Edmonton City Centre on 102nd Avenue Northwest in downtown Edmonton and it is the second most listened-to radio station in the Edmonton market according to the Fall 2014 PPM ratings. The station was launched in 1948 on AM1010. It served the southern two-thirds of Alberta, including Edmonton and Calgary, from a single 50, 000-watt transmitter site at Lacombe, prior to its launch, CBC Radio programming aired in Edmonton on private affiliate CFRN1260. In 1953, with reception in the city deteriorating, the rebroadcaster CBXA was launched on 740. In 1964, the CBC launched separate radio services in Edmonton, CBX was reoriented to be Edmontons CBC station, and its transmitter was relocated to Beaumont on CBXAs frequency of 740. CBR signed on as Calgarys CBC outlet, using CBXs old frequency of AM1010, in 2004, CBC Edmonton operations moved into a new digital broadcast facility downtown, bringing all operations of Radio and TV, under one roof. The old TV facility on 75th Street had 70,000 square feet, the new combined facility has 38,700 total square feet. It is located at the Edmonton City Centre, on Winston Churchill Square and this relay, CBX-2-FM, officially began April 20,2007. Local programs produced by CBC Edmonton and aired on CBX include Edmonton AM, CBX also produces half-hourly news bulletins between 5,30 AM and 6,00 PM each weekday. Provincial or national news bulletins air on CBX outside of those hours, World Report and The World This Hour also airs at the top of each hour during Edmonton AM and Radio Active, respectively. CBC Edmonton also produces two shows for the entire CBC radio networks, Saturday Night Blues and Canada Live air nationally on CBC Radio One/Sirius 137. The last few BBM radio ratings measurements have shown CBX steadily climbing in audience share in Edmonton, as of the spring 2009 BBM measurement, CBX is the second-most listened to radio-station in Edmonton, behind news-talk radio station CHED. Edmonton AM also ranks second in the morning, while Radio Active ranks fourth amongst the afternoon radio drive-time shows, an FM transmitter operates at 102.5 FM as CBXH-FM. The AM transmitters were deleted once the new FM transmitters commenced operation, CBC Edmonton CBX history - Canadian Communications Foundation Query the RECs Canadian station database for CBX
2. CBX-FM – CBX-FM is a Canadian radio station, broadcasting at 90.9 FM in Edmonton, Alberta. It broadcasts the programming of the CBC Radio 2 network, in 2004, CBC Edmonton operations moved into a new digital broadcast facility downtown, bringing all operations of Radio and TV, under one roof. The old TV facility on 75th Street had 70,000 square feet, the new combined facility has 38,700 total square feet. It is located at the Edmonton City Centre, on Winston Churchill Square and its transmitter is located in Sherwood Park. The station was ranked 16th in the BBM Canada Fall Ratings book, CBX-FM history - Canadian Communications Foundation Query the RECs Canadian station database for CBX-FM
3. CFBR-FM – CFBR-FM is a Canadian radio station, broadcasting an active rock format at 100.3 on the FM dial in Edmonton, Alberta. The station uses its on-air brand name 100.3 The Bear and is owned by Bell Media, the station was launched in 1951 by Sunwapta Broadcasting as CFRN-FM, simulcasting the AM programming of CFRN. It launched separate programming in 1964, and adopted the callsign CKXM in 1979, the station was sold to CAP Communications in 1988 and adopted the callsign CJKE the following year. The station was acquired by Standard Broadcasting in 1992 and adopted the current CFBR callsign, on September 28,2007, the CRTC approved the sale of CFBR and all Standard Radio assets to Astral Media. On June 27,2013, the CRTC approved the sale of all but 10 Astral Media Radio Stations to BCE, the Bear is rebroadcast in Jasper on 92.3 FM. In 2008, CFBR was rated as the third most listened-to station in the Edmonton market, but by the Fall 2011 book, it had dropped to #6. The station is known for once having their own rock band called The Bear Band. Members of the included, Ry My on lead vocals and guitar, The Unbreakable Lucas Holt on bass, Lochlin Cross on harmonica. The Bear Band had a single called The Oilers H. O. P. E, song written about the Edmonton Oilers, available on iTunes. CFBR used to be the sign of an AM station in Brockville, Ontario, known today as CFJR. Official website CFBR-FM history - Canadian Communications Foundation Query the RECs Canadian station database for CFBR-FM
4. CFMG-FM – CFMG-FM is a Canadian radio station, broadcasting at FM104.9 in Edmonton, Alberta. Branded as 104-9 Virgin Radio, the airs a CHR format. The station also broadcasts a Punjabi language format on a Subsidiary Communications Multiplex Operation frequency, early years and EZ Rock The station launched in 1978 playing oldies from offices and studios just north of Edmonton in St. Albert. The original frequency was 1070 kHz with the callsign CKST, in 1988, CKST received approval to move from 1070 to 1200 AM and changed callsigns to CHMG the same year. CHMG received approval move from AM to FM in 1994, in 1995, CHMG changed to its current callsign, CFMG. At the same time, the station shifted to a contemporary format. Programmed by longtime broadcaster Tammy Cole, EZ Rock was a designed to appeal to office work environments. Music was slanted towards female listeners 25–54 years old, on September 28,2007, the CRTC approved the sale of CFMG and all Standard Radio assets to Astral Media. Astral changed the logo of the station in September 2010, however, in addition, most of the classic hits were dropped. Virgin Radio 104.9 On February 4,2011, the station dropped adult contemporary, EZ Rocks last song was The Boys Of Summer by Don Henley, while the first song on Virgin was Firework by Katy Perry. CFMG, during its adult contemporary week, did list its contemporary hit radio adds on Mediabases Canadian adult contemporary panel. A week after the station flipped formats, the station was delisted from Mediabases station adds, as of March 2011, CFMG-FM joined CHBN-FM on the Mediabase contemporary hit radio panel. CFMG is the third Virgin Radio station in Canada to have a mainstream top 40 format, the first being at Calgarys CIBK-FM the year before, and in Toronto at CKFM-FM in 2009. Every year for one week, along with sister stations CFBR and TSN1260,104.9 Virgin Radio present, Stollery Week, in past years all three stations had broadcast live for 2 days from the Stollery Childrens Hospital. In year one, $300,000 was raised for the Pediatric Oncology Unit, the station was also known for the EZ Rock Christmas Party for Single Parent Families where families in need are treated to a very special Christmas. The last ratings period when CFMG was a contemporary station placed the station at #4 with a 7.4 share. In the first ratings period as Virgin Radio, the station plummeted to #14, the Fall 2011 BBM Canada ratings book has the station up to #11 with a 4.9 share. 104-9 Virgin Radio CFMG history - Canadian Communications Foundation Query the RECs Canadian station database for CFMG-FM
5. CFRN (AM) – CFRN is a Canadian Class A,50,000 watt radio station in Edmonton, Alberta, CFRN is unusual in that it is a Class A AM station on a regional frequency. Owned by Bell Media and broadcasting on 1260 AM, the airs a all-sports format. The stations studios are located at 18520 Stony Plain Road in Edmonton, both stations continued to share space after the radio and TV operations were sold to different owners in the 1980s, but were united in 2013 by Bells acquisition of Astral Media. CKHJ in Fredericton, New Brunswick, is the other commercial radio station in Canada which broadcasts on 1260 AM, it broadcasts 10,000 watts day and night. The other two Canadian stations on 1260 AM are weather stations, which are owned by The Meteorological Service of Canada, both of those weather stations broadcast with a power of 30 watts. In 1927, the station launched as CHMA at 580 AM. In the 1930s, CHMA became CFTP, during the 1930s, the station changed its calls from CFTP to its current call sign, CFRN. Later that decade, the moved to its current frequency,1260 AM. In 1936, the station moved from 1260 to 960 AM, in 1941, CFRN moved back to 1260 AM. On July 1,1998, CFRN flipped from adult standards to oldies, debuting Standard Radios new oldies network, with CISL in Vancouver, the new oldies network replaced the former Satellite Radio Network service. Bryan Fustukian In 2002, CFRN flipped to sports radio as The Team 1260, however, the network folded shortly afterwords. CFRN would maintain its branding as The Team as a locally programmed format, while adding syndicated programs such as Prime Time Sports, in 2007, Standard Radio was acquired by Astral Media. In turn, Astral Media was acquired by Bell Media on July 5, 2013—the acquisition re-united CFRN with its television station. On September 30,2013, CFRN was re-branded as a part of Bells TSN Radio network, as TSN Radio 1260, Nielson and Fraser in the Morning - featuring Dustin Nielson and Wil Fraser, Monday to Friday from 6,00 AM to 10,00 AM. Jason has regular weekly co-hosts including TSN reporter Ryan Rishaug, Sports Night with Dean Millard - Hosted by Dean Millard weeknights from 9,00 PM to Midnight
6. CHBN-FM – CHBN-FM is a Top 40/CHR radio station based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The station, which is owned by Rogers Communications, operates at 91.7 MHz with an ERP of 100 kW, cHBNs studios are located on Gateway Boulevard in Edmonton, while its transmitter is located near Anthony Henday Drive in eastern Edmonton. CHBN broadcasts a contemporary hit radio format branded as Kiss 91.7, CHBN is ranked #12 in the Edmonton market according to the August 30,2015 PPM data report. CHBN signed on the air as 91.7 The Bounce on February 17,2005, when the station first signed on, the station aired a rhythmic top 40 format, but moved to the current CHR format in December 2005. They became the only CHR station in the Edmonton market when CKRA shifted their format to play a Hot AC format in August 2005, after this surprise development, The Bounce shifted to more mainstream pop music. At the end of the month, they then tie all the bras together, at the time of their launch, CHBN was jointly owned by CHUM Limited and Milestone Radio. In June 2007, all of CHUMs assets, including its share of CHBN, were sold to CTVglobemedia. On June 23,2010, it was announced that CHBN would be sold to Rogers, along with its station in London, Ontario, CHST-FM. The acquisition also saw the reunion of CHBN with its sister station CKEM-DT for the first time since 2007, when CFMG-FM flipped from AC to CHR as Virgin Radio, it marked the first three-station FM top 40 battle in Edmonton as of February 2011. CHBN will continue to report on Mediabase and Nielsen BDS Canadian contemporary hit radio panel, on February 24,2017, at 10 a. m. CHBN re-branded as Kiss 91.7, adopting the Kiss brand used by other Rogers CHR and hot AC stations, the Bounce has held seven singing contests, named the Bounce Showdown, it has been called Canadas most successful talent competition. The winner of the Bounce Showdown is signed to two songs with a record label, and their songs played on the Bounce
7. CHDI-FM – CHDI-FM is a Canadian radio station broadcasting at 102.9 FM in Edmonton, Alberta. Owned by Rogers Media, it broadcasts a rock format branded as Sonic 102.9. The OK Radio Group Ltd. was granted license in 2005 as one of three new FM stations in Edmonton. The station spent its first year broadcasting from a run down oil-field trailer on the property of the Airways Country Inn in Nisku, Alberta. The station founders wanted to get the station on the air as quickly as possible so it was decided they would broadcast from the trailer until their Gateway Boulevard studios were complete. Local media latched on to their story, giving them a huge shot in the arm in their first year. In November 2006, Rogers Media acquired CHDI, and sister station CKER-FM, upon inception of the new BBM Canada radio ratings devices, the PPM, Sonic has held a steady 8.0 market share and a top 4 or 5 radio station in the Edmonton market. A fact many in the Edmonton market knew to be accurate with the audience. CHDI is currently ranked #7 in the market with a 6.3 share according to the Fall 2011 PPM data report released by BBM Canada, sONiC102.9 CHDI-FM history - Canadian Communications Foundation Query the RECs Canadian station database for CHDI-FM
8. CHED (AM) – CHED is a radio station broadcasting News/Talk/Sports format. Licensed to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, it first began broadcasting in 1954, the station is currently owned by Corus Entertainment. CHEDs studios are located on 84th Street in Edmonton, while its transmitters are located in Southeast Edmonton. The station first signed on to 1080 kHz at 8,00 p. m. on March 3,1954, on May 14,1963, at 6,30 a. m. CHED switched to its current frequency of 630 kHz, although primarily concerned with talk and news programming, CHED is also the voice of the NHL Edmonton Oilers and CFL Edmonton Eskimos. In the late evenings it re-broadcasts older radio dramas, other news personalities on the network include Bob Layton, Bryan Hall and formerly Ed Mason. CHED is currently the most listened to station in Edmonton according to the Fall 2011 PPM data report released by BBM Canada. Edmonton Oilers coverage with Jack Michaels as play-by-play man, Bob Stauffer as colour analyst, Bryan Fustukian, broadcasting as Vic Armen AM630 CHED CHED history - Canadian Communications Foundation Query the FCCs AM station database for CHED Query the RECs Canadian station database for CHED
9. CHFA-FM – CHFA-FM is a Canadian radio station, which broadcasts the programming of Radio-Canadas Ici Radio-Canada Première network in Edmonton, Alberta. The station was launched in 1949 by a local non-profit consortium to bring French radio service to Edmonton, the station serves the entire province of Alberta from its studios in Edmonton, although it also maintains a smaller bureau in Calgary. For most of its history, the station broadcast at 680 on the AM band and this application was approved by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission on June 22,2012. The stations current local programs are Le café show, in the mornings from 6,00 a. m. to 9 a. m. and La croisée in the afternoons,4 p. m. to 6 p. m. The Saturday morning program, Les samedis du monde, originates from CKSB-10-FM Winnipeg is heard tape delayed from 7,00 a. m. to 11 a. m, on holidays, CKSB-10-FM produces holiday morning program for western Canada - Les matins de lOuest. Le monde chez nous a documentary produced by Vancouvers CBUF-FM. On May 24,2016, the CBC applied to add a new FM rebroadcast we at Jasper, the new transmitter will operate at 101.1 MHz. The callsign for the new transmitter will be CHFA-FM-13, Radio-Canada Alberta Region CHFA history - Canadian Communications Foundation Query the RECs Canadian station database for CHFA Query the RECs Canadian station database for CHFA-10-FM