|City of license||Quebec City, Quebec|
|Branding||Ici Radio-Canada Première|
|Frequency||106.3 MHz (FM)|
|First air date||1934 on AM
1997 on FM
52.5 kWs-horizontal (peak)
|HAAT||477.6 meters (1,567 ft)|
Ville de Québec
|Owner||Canadian Broadcasting Corporation|
|Sister stations||CBVX-FM, CBVE-FM|
|Website||Ici Radio-Canada Première|
The station was first launched in 1934 as AM 950 CRCK, Quebec City's second-oldest radio station. It was an affiliate of the Canadian Radio Broadcasting Commission, airing programming in both English and French. It became a part of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in 1936. It adopted the callsign CBV in 1938, becoming the second station in Radio-Canada's French radio network. In 1941, CBV moved from 950 to 980 kHz.
On July 4, 1997, the CBC received CRTC approval to convert CBV from the AM band (operating at 980 kHz) to the FM band at 106.3 MHz. After the move to FM, the old AM 980 signal was discontinued. It took over the CBV-FM callsign, and the existing CBV-FM became CBVX.
The station's current local programs are Première heure, in the mornings from 5:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., and Radio-Canada cet après-midi in the afternoons, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The Saturday morning program, Samedi et rien d'autre, originates from CBF-FM Montreal. A weekday national program, Bien dans son assiette, originates from CBV-FM.
|City of license||Identifier||Frequency||RECNet||CRTC Decision|
|La Malbaie||CBV-FM-6||99.3 FM||Query|
|Thetford Mines||CBV-FM-8||90.1 FM||Query||85-523|
- CBV-FM history at Canadian Communications Foundation
- Query the REC's Canadian station database for CBV-FM
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