CKRB-FM

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CKRB-FM
City of license Saint-Georges, Quebec
Branding Cool FM 103,5
Frequency 103.5 MHz (FM)
First air date July 22, 1952
Format adult contemporary
Power 17 kW
Class B
Owner Groupe Radio Simard
(Radio Beauce inc.)
Sister stations CHJM-FM
Website Cool FM 103,5

CKRB-FM is a French-language Canadian radio station located in Saint-Georges, Quebec.

Owned and operated by Radio Beauce, a subsidiary of Groupe Radio Simard, it broadcasts on 103.5 MHz with an effective radiated power of 17,000 watts (class B) using an omnidirectional antenna. The station was authorized by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to move to 103.5 MHz and increase its power to 17,000 watts as a class B station in 2005.[1] It moved to 103.5 in January 2009.

The station has an adult contemporary music format and identifies itself as "Cool FM 103,5".

CKRB went on the air on July 22, 1952 [2] as an AM station broadcasting on 1460 kHz; at the time the station only had a power of 250 watts. The station would later increase its power to 10,000 watts (daytime) and 5,000 watts (nighttime). By 1985, CKRB had converted its transmitter to AM stereo.[3] The station moved to FM on March 29, 1999.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Decision CRTC 2005-179
  2. ^ Dallaire, Luce. "La vie communautaire", Le Soleil, July 14, 2002, p. B-9.
  3. ^ Roy, Yves. "La page non-officielle de CKRB 103,5 FM".
  4. ^ Dallaire, Luce. "CKRB diffuse depuis Haïti ", Le Soleil, March 29, 1999, p. A-6
  5. ^ Decision CRTC 98-471

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Coordinates: 46°09′32″N 70°44′50″W / 46.15889°N 70.74722°W / 46.15889; -70.74722