TVA Nouvelles (newscasts)
|Channels||Digital: 11 (VHF)|
|Translators||5 CFER-TV-2 Sept-Îles|
|First air date||June 4, 1978|
|Former channel number(s)||11 (1978-2015)|
CFER-DT: 3.3 kW|
CFER-TV-2: 100 kW
CFER-DT: 432.8 m|
CFER-TV-2: 284.4 m
|Website||TVA Est du Québec|
CFER-DT is the TVA owned-and-operated television station in Rimouski, Quebec, Canada. It broadcasts a digital signal on VHF channel 11 from a transmitter in Saint-Donat and also operates a rebroadcast transmitter in Sept-Îles (CFER-TV-2, broadcasting on VHF channel 5).
Owned by the Groupe TVA subsidiary of Quebecor Media, its studios are located on Boulevard Sainte-Anne/Route 132 (near the shoreline of the Saint Lawrence River) in Pointe-au-Père. This station can also be seen on Cogeco Cable channel 5. Its local newscasts are carried on a dedicated channel on satellite provider Bell TV channel 101.
The station was launched on June 4, 1978.
On October 30, 2014, TVA applied to convert the station from analogue to digital operations, remaining on VHF 11 with an effective radiated power of 1.732 kW (maximum of 3.3 kW) at 430.1 meters in height, compared to 174 kW (maximum of 325 kW) at 432.8 meters in height (their current analog configuration). This application was approved on February 16, 2015. The station flash-cut to digital operations on VHF 11 on January 11, 2016.
- TVA Est du Québec
- CFER-DT history – Canadian Communications Foundation
- Query the REC's Canadian station database for CFER
- Query TV Fool's coverage map for CFER
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