CHON-FM

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CHON-FM is a Canadian radio station, owned by Northern Native Broadcasting which broadcasts at 98.1 FM in Whitehorse, Yukon.[1] A community radio station with a variety of music and information programs for the First Nations population, the radio station serves much of the Yukon, as well as several border communities in British Columbia and the Northwest Territories, through a series of rebroadcasters.

The station was licenced in 1984 to broadcast at 88.9 FM in Whitehorse and moved to its current 98.1 FM frequency in 1986.[2][3]

Rebroadcasters[edit]

CHON has the following rebroadcasters:

British Columbia[edit]

Rebroadcasters of CHON-FM
City of license Identifier Frequency RECNet CRTC Decision
Dease Lake NEW 90.5 Query [4]

Northwest Territories[edit]

Rebroadcasters of CHON-FM
City of license Identifier Frequency RECNet CRTC Decision
Tsiigehtchic VF2498 90.5 Query 2006-21

Yukon[edit]

City of license Identifier Frequency RECNet CRTC Decision
Burwash Landing VF2024 90.5 Query 92-300
Carcross VF2039 90.5 Query 86-1140
Carmacks CHCK-FM 90.5 Query 85-823
Dawson City VF2049 90.5 Query 88-19
Destruction Bay VF2147 98.1 Query 92-81
Faro VF2049 90.5 Query 2003-121
Haines Junction CHHJ-FM 90.5 Query
Keno City VF2126 90.5 Query 91-22494-824
Mayo VF2028 90.5 Query
Mayo Road VF2148 98.7 Query
Old Crow CHOL-FM 90.5 Query
Pelly Crossing CHPE-FM 90.5 Query 2001-615
Ross River VF2035 90.5 Query 86-514
Stewart Crossing VF2127 90.5 Query
Tagish VF2128 90.5 Query
Teslin CHTE-FM 90.5 Query
Upper Liard VF2038 98.1 Query 94-808
Watson Lake VF2027 90.5 Query 86-51597-517

On Wednesday, March 7, 2012, Northern Native Broadcasting, Yukon received approval from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to operate a new FM transmitter at 90.5 MHz in Johnson’s Crossing, Yukon to rebroadcast the programming of CHON-FM Whitehorse.[5] Also on March 16, 2012, Northern Native Broadcasting, Yukon received approval from the CRTC to add additional transmitters in Takhini River Subdivision [6] and Klukshu.[7] Both of these transmitters for Takhini River Subdivision and Klukshu will operate at very low power on 90.5 MHz.

On November 27, 2012, Northern Native Broadcasting received approval from the CRTC to add a very low-power FM transmitter at 90.5 MHz in Dease Lake, British Columbia, to rebroadcast the programming of CHON-FM Whitehorse, Yukon.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Canadian Communications Foundation
  2. ^ Decision CRTC 84-15
  3. ^ Decision CRTC 86-5
  4. ^ Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2012-646 CHON-FM Whitehorse – New transmitter in Dease Lake, CRTC, November 27, 2012
  5. ^ Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2012-136
  6. ^ Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2012-157 CHON-FM Whitehorse – New transmitter at Takhini River Subdivision, CRTC, March 16, 2012
  7. ^ Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2012-158 CHON-FM Whitehorse – New transmitter at Klukshu. CRTC, March 16, 2012
  8. ^ Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2012-646 CHON-FM Whitehorse – New transmitter in Dease Lake, CRTC, November 27, 2012

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Coordinates: 60°39′28″N 134°53′05″W / 60.65778°N 134.88472°W / 60.65778; -134.88472