CKSJ-FM

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CKSJ, which redirects here, was formerly the callsign of a now-defunct AM radio station in Saint-Jovite, Quebec. [1]
CKSJ-FM
Coast 101.1 FM Logo.jpg
City of license St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Branding Coast 101.1
Frequency 101.1 MHz (FM)
First air date February 12, 2004
Format Classic hits
ERP 20,000 Watts
Callsign meaning C(K)oast St. John's
Owner Coast Broadcasting Ltd. (Andrew Newman and Andrew Bell)
Website Coast 101.1

CKSJ-FM, branded as Coast 101.1, is a Canadian radio station broadcasting in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. Approved by the CRTC in 2003,[2][3] the station began broadcasting on February 12, 2004, and is the most recent radio station to have launched in that city. It is owned by Coast Broadcasting, a 50/50 joint venture between local businessman Andrew Bell and longtime St. John's radio personality Andy Newman.

While launching as an adult contemporary station, it now defines its format as adult hits, concentrating primarily on older music. As of 2011, the station airs a classic hits format with 70's 80's and 90's music.

Specialty programs airing on the station include The 70's with Charlie Tuna, and Cool Jazz on the Coast hosted by Bill Sharpe.

On August 1, 2014 Coast Broadcasting was given permission to add a new FM transmitter near Clarenville, simulcasting CKSJ-FM in areas where reception of the primary signal is difficult. It is not yet on the air. [4]

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Coordinates: 47°32′04″N 52°47′21″W / 47.53444°N 52.78917°W / 47.53444; -52.78917