CBG (AM)

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CBG
CBCRadioOne.svg
City of license Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador
Broadcast area Northeastern Newfoundland
Branding CBC Radio One Gander
Frequency 1400 kHz (AM)
First air date 1940s (exact date unknown)
Format News/Talk
Power 4,000 watts
Class B
Callsign meaning Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Gander
Former callsigns VORG (1940s-1949)
Owner Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Website CBC Newfoundland and Labrador

CBG is a radio station broadcasting at 1400 kHz (AM) from Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada with a power of 4,000 watts. CBG is the local Radio One station of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Several FM rebroadcasters provide additional coverage.

History[edit]

The station was launched in the 1940s as VORG, owned and operated by the local military base. Following World War II, it was acquired by the Broadcasting Corporation of Newfoundland, the pre-Confederation public broadcaster. On March 31, 1949, BCN was absorbed by the CBC when Newfoundland joined Canada, and the station adopted its current call sign. At that time, CBG broadcast on AM 1450. The frequency was changed to 1400 in 1983.

Local programming[edit]

CBG produces its own local morning show, The Central Morning Show with host Leigh Anne Power. The station otherwise broadcasts programming from CBN in St. John's during the network's local programming blocks.

Transmitters[edit]

Rebroadcasters of CBG
City of license Identifier Frequency RECNet
Bonavista CBGY 750 AM Query
Carmanville CBGC-FM 92.5 Query
Glovertown [1] CBNG-FM 101.5 Query

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2006-104". CRTC. 2006-03-29. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 

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