CFMS-FM

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CFMS-FM
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City of license Markham, Ontario
Broadcast area Most of York Region
Branding 105.9 The Region
Frequency 105.9 MHz (FM)
First air date February 5, 2014
Format adult contemporary, ethnic
ERP 1.6 kW
HAAT 21.1 m
Class A
Owner Bhupinder Bola
Website Official website

CFMS-FM, branded as 105.9 The Region, is a new FM radio station, transmitting at 105.9 MHz from Markham, Ontario, Canada.[1] The station broadcasts a mixed format, with daytime programming featuring English-language adult contemporary music along with news, weather and traffic information targeted to York Region, and evening programming featuring a multilingual ethnic format in multiple languages, including Cantonese, Filipino, Hindi, Mandarin, Punjabi, Tamil and Urdu.

History[edit]

On September 11, 2012, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) approved Bhupinder Bola's application to operate a new FM commercial FM radio programming undertaking in Markham.[2]

The station officially launched on February 5, 2014.[1] The station has also expressed interest in testing HD Radio[3] for the purposes of offering time shifting for its listeners, in case they missed earlier programming.[4]

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Coordinates: 43°51′19″N 79°20′17″W / 43.855388°N 79.338126°W / 43.855388; -79.338126