CFUR-FM

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CFUR-FM
CFUR 88.7FM logo.jpg
City Prince George, British Columbia
Frequency 88.7 MHz (FM)
First air date September 12, 2001 (licensed)
Format campus radio
ERP horizontal polarization only:
512 watts
HAAT 105 meters (344 ft)
Class A
Owner University of Northern British Columbia
(CFUR Radio Society)
Website www.cfur.ca

CFUR-FM is a Canadian FM radio station, broadcasting at FM 88.7 in Prince George, British Columbia. A campus radio station based at the University of Northern British Columbia. The "FUR" (as it is known colloquially) is governed by the CFUR Radio Society, a non-profit corporation consisting of students and other community members who promote CFUR via membership drives, fundraisers, and on-air broadcasting.

Mission Statement[edit]

CFUR’s mission is to support the cultural, artistic, and political evolution of northern British Columbia.

CFUR does this by:

–Providing space to share and discover new music and ideas;

–Searching for and championing local talent;

–Aiming to be as inclusive and diverse as the communities we serve; and

–Approaching our work with a spirit of adventure, open-mindedness and good humour

History[edit]

The station was originally licensed by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission on September 12, 2001 as a developmental campus/community station, a licence process created by the CRTC to encourage and streamline the creation of campus and community radio stations.[1] The station was subsequently granted a full Class A license in 2007.[2]

Blackfoot's "Highway Song" was the first song broadcast on September 12, 2001.

CFUR-FM is a member of the National Campus and Community Radio Association and the Community Radio Fund of Canada.

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Coordinates: 53°53′36″N 122°48′48″W / 53.89333°N 122.81333°W / 53.89333; -122.81333