|City||Victoria, British Columbia|
|Branding||107.3 Virgin Radio|
|Slogan||Victoria's New #1 Hit Music Station!|
|Frequency||107.3 MHz (also on HD Radio)|
|First air date||2000|
|Format||HD1/Analog: Hot AC|
HD2: News/Talk (CFAX simulcast)
HD3: Sports radio (CKST simulcast)
horizontal polarization only
|HAAT||142 meters (466 ft)|
|Owner||Bell Media |
(Bell Media Radio)
|Sister stations||CFAX, CIVI-DT, CFBT-FM|
The station received approval in October 1999  and was originally launched in 2000 as CFEX, a modern rock station branded as "Extreme Radio 107dot3". It was owned by Seacoast Communications, the owner of AM radio station CFAX in the city. On August 16, 2002, at 1:07 p.m., it changed to adult hits as B107.3.
CFAX and CHBE were acquired by CHUM Limited in November 2004. On the 19th of that month, CHBE began stunting with Christmas music; at Midnight on December 26, CHBE changed to hot AC as 107.3 Kool FM, bringing back the format since CHTT-FM flipped to adult hits in January that year. Kool's first song was The Black Eyed Peas' Let's Get It Started. CHUM, in turn, was purchased on June 22, 2007 by CTVglobemedia, which now owns CFAX, CHBE and CIVI-TV in Victoria. Months later, CTVglobemedia would acquire CFBT-FM in Vancouver, with CHBE shifting to top 40. The shift to top 40 proved unsuccessful, and around August 2010, songs from the 1980s and 1990s were phased back in the playlist, bringing the station back to hot AC.
The station placed 3rd in the Spring 2012 BBM Ratings for Victoria.
In it's final rating survey as KOOL FM, the radio station placed 6th for the fall 2018 Numeris Diary Survey for Victoria. 
On February 8, 2019, the station re-branded from 107.3 Kool FM to 107.3 Virgin Radio. The last song played on 107.3 Kool FM was "Thank U, Next" by Ariana Grande. The first song played as 107.3 Virgin Radio was "High Hopes" by Panic! At the Disco.
- 107.3 Virgin Radio
- CHBE-FM history – Canadian Communications Foundation
- Query the REC's Canadian station database for CHBE-FM
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