CISN-FM

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CISN-FM
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City of license Edmonton, Alberta
Branding CISN Country 103.9 FM
Slogan Today's country!
Frequency 103.9 MHz (FM)
First air date 5 June 1982
Format Country music
Transmitter coordinates 53°27′47″N 113°20′6.5″W / 53.46306°N 113.335139°W / 53.46306; -113.335139Coordinates: 53°29′26″N 113°26′55″W / 53.49056°N 113.44861°W / 53.49056; -113.44861 (CISN Country 103.9 FM)
Callsign meaning derived from the word "kissing"
Owner Corus Entertainment
Sister stations CHED, CHQT, CKNG-FM
Website CISN-FM

CISN-FM (103.9 FM) is a radio station that broadcasts from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It is owned by Corus Entertainment, which also operates 630 CHED, CHQT 880, and Joe FM. The station has a country format, playing both current hits and past favorites. CISN is one of the longest Edmonton broadcasting stations on FM.[1]

In 2008, CISN 103.9 was the second most listened to radio station in Edmonton.[2] In the Fall 2011 Ratings period, it was ranked #4.[3] in the Spring 2013 ratings CISN had fallen to #6 in Edmonton.[4]

The station has had a number of changes to their on-air lineup in recent years. In 2010 long time morning man Bruce Bowie left CISN to begin work as the morning host of sister station 630 CHED. At the same time Chris Scheetz moved from afternoons to mornings.[5]

In August 2011, morning show co-host Leslie Stein left CISN to Co-Host a morning show in Calgary on Up 97.7.[6]

The current on-air lineup consists of[7]

Mornings: Chris Scheetz Jacqueline Greenly (formerly of Shaw TV Edmonton) Matt DeBeurs

Middays: Scott Phillips (This show is broadcast out of Calgary on Country 105 and simulcast on CISN)

Afternoons: Chelsea Bird & Clayton Bellamy (member of Canadian country band The Roadhammers)

Evenings: Steph Hansen (This show is broadcast originally on CISN and simulcast to Country 105 in Calgary)

Swing announcers: Brett Nestman & Scott Hackman

Rebroadcasters[edit]

CISN also operates on a number of low-power FM transmitters in some areas of Canada.

Alberta[edit]

City of license Identifier Frequency RECNet CRTC Decision
Luscar CFOG-FM 90.1 Query 91-209
Rainbow Lake VF2294 103.9 Query CRTC 95-704

British Columbia[edit]

City of license Identifier Frequency RECNet CRTC Decision
Donald Station VF2002 100.1 Query 96-6
Pemberton VF2005 106.7 Query 96-294
Chetwynd VF2015 103.9 Query 91-335
Fort St. James VF2099 97.9 Query
McBride VF2152 104.1 Query 91-871
Kemano VF2203 93.5 Query 93-66
Valemount VF2221 104.1 Query 94-444
Avola VF2315 89.7 Query 98-145
Blue River VF2317 90.3 Query 98-144
Granisle VF2351 100.5 Query 99-36
Campbell Road VF2377 103.9 Query 2000-193
Fraser Lake VF2474 93.1 Query 98-210
Passmore VF2457 90.7 Query 2004-144

Newfoundland and Labrador[edit]

City of license Identifier Frequency RECNet CRTC Decision
Burgeo VF2075 90.5 Query 95-48
Labrador City/
Wabush
VF2150 101.3 Query

Awards[edit]

CISN-FM was the winner of the Canadian Country Music Association's Annual Country Station of the Year (Major Market Category) five times sinces the award's 2000 creation, having won in 2003, 2004, 2009, 2010 and 2012.[8][9][10][11][12]

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