|City||Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador|
|Broadcast area||Western Newfoundland|
|Branding||CBC Radio One Corner Brook|
|Frequency||990 kHz (AM)|
|First air date||1943|
|Former callsigns||VOWN (1943-1949)|
|Owner||Canadian Broadcasting Corporation|
|Sister stations||CBN-FM, CBYT|
|Website||CBC Newfoundland and Labrador|
CBY is a clear-channel station broadcasting at 990 kHz (AM) from Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, using a power of 10,000 watts. Owned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, it is the main outlet for the CBC's Radio One network in western Newfoundland. Rebroadcaster CBNA St. Anthony, also using 10,000 watts (though a Class B station), covers much of the Great Northern Peninsula on 600 kHz. FM rebroadcasters provide additional coverage throughout Western Newfoundland.
On October 19, 2012, CBY made its final broadcast from its longtime studios of 53 years on Premier Drive in Corner Brook after the announcement of budget cuts by the federal government. The station is now located in the Valley Mall, a decision that drew much criticism mostly because of the size of the new studios. The former CBC location was a building, owned and operated by the CBC.
The station was launched in 1943 as VOWN on AM 790, by the Broadcasting Corporation of Newfoundland, the pre-Confederation public broadcaster. On March 31, 1949, BCN was absorbed by the CBC when Newfoundland joined Canada, and adopted its current call sign. CBY moved to 990 in 1963.
CBNA St. Anthony began broadcasting in 1968.
CBY produces its own local morning show, The West Coast Morning Show with hosts Bernice Hillier, and Brian McHugh. The station otherwise simulcasts CBN in St. John's during the network's local programming blocks, with some exceptions.
|City of license||Identifier||Frequency||Power||Class||RECNet|
|Bonne Bay||CBNF-FM||89.1||2900 watts||A||Query|
|Deer Lake||CBDT-FM||96.3||1175 watts||A||Query|
|Mount St. Margaret||CBYM-FM||98.7||10000 watts||B||Query|
|Port aux Basques||CBNE-FM||91.9||1280 watts||A||Query|
|Port Saunders||CBNJ-FM||90.5||261 watts||A||Query|
|Portland Creek||CBYP-FM||89.5||850 watts||A||Query|
|St. Andrew's ||CBNH-FM||93.7||2700 watts||A||Query|
|St. Anthony||CBNA||600 AM||10000 watts||B||Query|
- CBC Newfoundland and Labrador
- CBY history - Canadian Communications Foundation
- Query the REC's Canadian station database for CBY
- Query the REC's Canadian station database for CBNA
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