CFER-TV

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CFER-TV
TVA 2012 logo.svg
Rimouski, Quebec
Branding TVA
Slogan C'est vrai
Channels Analog: 11 (VHF)
Translators 5 CFER-TV-2 Sept-Îles
Affiliations TVA
Owner TVA Group
(Quebecor Media)
First air date June 4, 1978
Transmitter power CFER-TV: 325 kW
CFER-TV-2: 100 kW
Height CFER-TV: 432.8 m
CFER-TV-2: 284.4 m
Transmitter coordinates CFER-TV:
48°28′2″N 68°12′39″W / 48.46722°N 68.21083°W / 48.46722; -68.21083
CFER-TV-2:
50°10′19″N 66°44′17″W / 50.17194°N 66.73806°W / 50.17194; -66.73806 (CFER-TV-2)
Website TVA Rimouski

CFER-TV is the TVA owned-and-operated television station in Rimouski, Quebec, Canada. It broadcasts an analogue signal on VHF channel 11 from a transmitter in Saint-Donat and also operates a rebroadcast transmitter in Sept-Îles (CFER-TV-2, broadcasting on VHF channel 5).

Owned by the TVA Group subsidiary of Quebecor Media, its studios are located on Boulevard Sainte-Anne/Route 132 (near the shoreline of the Saint Lawrence River) in Pointe-au-Père. This station can also be seen on Cogeco Cable channel 5. Its local newscasts are carried on a dedicated channel on satellite provider Bell TV channel 101.

The station was launched on June 4, 1978.

On October 30th, 2014, TVA applied to convert the station to digital operations on VHF 11 with an effective radiated power of 1.7 kW (maximum of 3.3 kW) at 430.1 meters in height, compared to 174 kW (maximum of 325 kW) at 432.8 meters in height (their current analog configuration).[1]

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