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Broadcast area Miramichi, New Brunswick
Branding 99.3 The River
Slogan Today's Best Country
Frequency 99.3 MHz (FM)
First air date April 1949
Format Country
ERP horizontal polarization only:
17.8 kWs
HAAT 103.5 meters (340 ft)
Class B
Owner Maritime Broadcasting System

CFAN-FM is a Canadian radio station broadcasting at 99.3 FM in Miramichi, New Brunswick, owned by the Maritime Broadcasting System. The station uses its on-air brand name as 99.3 The River with a country music format.


CFAN originally began as CKMR-AM in April 1949 at 1340 AM. It moved to 790 AM in 1956. In 1973, CKMR's callsign had changed to CFAN. On July 2, 2002, CFAN was given approval by CRTC to switch to the FM dial.[1] On January 10, 2003, CFAN officially launched as an FM station at 99.3 FM branded as "99.3 The River". On September 7, 2012 at 6 p.m., CFAN-FM changed its format from adult contemporary to country. The station's branding remained the same but the station's slogan was changed to Today's Best Country.


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Coordinates: 47°03′32″N 65°40′05″W / 47.05889°N 65.66806°W / 47.05889; -65.66806