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Broadcast area Port aux Basques, Newfoundland and Labrador
Branding CFGN 1230
Slogan Local News Now
Frequency 1230 kHz (AM)
First air date August 7, 1971, as a repeater; 1973 as a local station
Format News/Talk/Classic Hits
Power 250 watts
Class C
Callsign meaning Coming From the Gateway to Newfoundland
Owner Newcap Broadcasting

CFGN is an AM radio station in Port aux Basques, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, broadcasting at 1230 kHz. Originally launched as a repeater on August 7, 1971, it opened its own studios in 1973. In 1996, it became a repeater of CFSX. The station is owned by Newcap Broadcasting.

Currently, in the daytime, CFGN serves as a repeater to CFSX and at night serves as a repeater to CFCB in Corner Brook.

CFGN also has a repeater in the Codroy Valley, CFCV on 97.7 MHz.

On April 2, 2001, the sale of Humber Valley Broadcasting Co. Ltd. to Newcap Inc. was approved.[1] This included CFGN and other radio stations such as:

  • CFCB Corner Brook and its transmitters;
    • CFDL-FM Deer Lake
    • CFNW Port-aux-Choix
    • CFNN-FM St. Anthony
    • CFSX Stephenville
  • CFCV-FM St. Andrew's and CFLN Goose Bay and its transmitters;
    • CFLW Wabush and CFLC-FM Churchill Falls

On October 13, 2016, Newcap applied to convert CFGN Port Aux Basques from 1230 kHz on the AM band to 96.7 MHz on the FM band. [2]


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Coordinates: 47°35′08″N 59°07′19″W / 47.58556°N 59.12194°W / 47.58556; -59.12194