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Cbc radio one charlottetown.svg
City Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Broadcast area Prince Edward Island
Branding CBC Radio One
Frequency 96.1 MHz (FM)
First air date 1977
Format news/talk
ERP 100,000 watts
Class C
Callsign meaning Canadian Broadcasting Corporation CharlotteTown
Owner Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Sister stations CBCH-FM, CBCT-DT
Website CBC Prince Edward Island

CBCT-FM is a Canadian radio station. It is the CBC Radio One affiliate for all of Prince Edward Island, with studios in Charlottetown, broadcasting at 96.1 on the FM dial.


CBCT-FM was launched in 1977 on 96.9 FM. Prior to its launch, CBC Radio programming aired on private affiliate CFCY, as well as a repeater of CBA in Moncton. In 1985, CBCT's frequency was changed to 96.1 FM.[1] The signal is broadcast from a CBC-owned transmitting tower on Strathgartney Hill in Churchill, 15 km west of Charlottetown.


Local programs Island Morning (6:00-8:30 a.m.) and Mainstreet (4-6 p.m.) are produced from the station on weekdays.


Rebroadcasters of CBCT-FM
City of license Identifier Frequency Power Class RECNet
Elmira CBCT-FM-2 92.3 3150 watts A Query
St. Edward CBCT-FM-1 101.1 6500 watts B1 Query


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Coordinates: 46°12′44″N 63°20′29″W / 46.21222°N 63.34139°W / 46.21222; -63.34139