CHAB (AM)

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CHAB
City of license Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Branding 800 CHAB
Slogan The Greatest Hits of All Time
Frequency 800 AM
First air date 1922
Format Oldies
Power 10 kW
Former frequencies 1200 kHz, 1220 kHz
Owner Golden West Broadcasting
(101142236 Saskatchewan Ltd.)
Sister stations CJAW-FM, CILG-FM
Website http://chabradio.com/

CHAB (800 AM) is a radio station broadcasting an Oldies format. Licensed to Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, it serves south-central Saskatchewan. It first began broadcasting in 1922 at 1200 kHz as 10AB (becoming CHAB on December 17, 1933),[1] before moving to 1220 kHz in 1941 and to its current dial position in 1946. The station is currently owned by Golden West Broadcasting. All three Golden West Broadcasting stations in Moose Jaw share studios at 1704 Main Street North.

CHAB broadcasts with a power of 10,000 watts day and night, with a directional (three-tower) antenna during nighttime hours and a non-directional antenna during daytime hours.

It was an affiliate of the Canadian Radio Broadcasting Commission from 1933 to 1936 when it affiliated with the newly formed Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. In 1944, it became an affiliate for the CBC's Dominion Network until 1962 when the Dominion Network folded and CHAB became independent.

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