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City Amherst, Nova Scotia
Branding Tantramar FM
Frequency 107.9 FM
First air date July 21, 2011
Format community radio
ERP 6.5 kWs
HAAT 123 meters (404 ft)
Class B1
Owner Tantramar Community Radio Society

CFTA-FM is a community radio station which operates at 107.9 MHz (FM) in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada. The station is branded as Tantramar FM.


On September 11, 2008, Tantramar Community Radio Society was denied a licence to operate a new community radio station at Amherst. [1] On June 15, 2009, Tantramar Community Radio Society received Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) approval to operate a new FM community radio station at Amherst. The new station would operate at 107.9 MHz (channel 300B1) with an effective radiated power of 6,500 watts (non-directional antenna/effective height of antenna above average terrain of 123 metres). [2]

On July 21, 2011 at 1:07pm, CFTA-FM 107.9 signed on the air with a test broadcast.


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Coordinates: 45°45′40″N 64°09′31″W / 45.76111°N 64.15861°W / 45.76111; -64.15861