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|Slogan||70s, 80s and more!|
|First air date||August 30, 2001|
|Former callsigns||CIQX-FM (2001-2008)|
CFXL-FM is a Canadian radio station in Calgary, Alberta. Broadcasting at 103.1 FM, the station plays a classic hits/oldies format branded as XL103.1 FM. CFXL's studios are located on Centre Street Northeast just north of downtown Calgary, while its transmitter is located on Old Banff Coach Road in western Calgary.
In fall 2014, the station was ranked #3 in the Calgary market according to the Fall 2014 PPM data report released by BBM Canada.
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The station officially began broadcasting on August 30, 2001, at 1:03 pm, with the call sign CIQX-FM and the brand name The Breeze. However, the station was rebranded on December 26, 2005, as California 103, a soft adult contemporary/smooth jazz format.
On March 3, 2008, at 3:00 pm, the station switched to its current classic hits/oldies format branded as "XL103". The last song played on "California 103" was "Like a Lover" by Emilie-Claire Barlow while the first song played on "XL103 FM" was "Crocodile Rock" by Elton John.
The station is owned by Newcap Broadcasting. The station's license was originally awarded to Telemedia, but that company was acquired by Standard Broadcasting before CIQX was launched. Standard retained a minority interest in the station until 2007, when it was fully acquired by Newcap.
- XL103 FM
- CFXL-FM (formerly CIQX) history - Canadian Communications Foundation
- Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2002-213
- Query the REC's Canadian station database for CFXL-FM
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