|City of license||Sarnia, Ontario|
|Slogan||Great classics and the best new rock!|
|Frequency||106.3 MHz (FM)|
|First air date||August 3, 1968|
|Former callsigns||CKTY (1987-1999)
CKJD (AM) (1968-1987)
|Sister stations||CFGX-FM, CHOK|
CHKS-FM can be heard in parts of Eastern Michigan, as far west as Flint, Michigan. The station conflicts with WGER of Saginaw, Michigan in Genesee and Lapeer Counties, though those with directional antennas can tune either station in these areas.
The station was launched in 1968 by Dancy Broadcasting, as an AM station with the callsign CKJD. The station's original AM frequency was 1250 AM. It was acquired by Rogers Communications in 1972, and moved to 1110 AM in 1977. In 1981, Rogers also launched an FM sister station, CJFI.
When Rogers acquired Maclean-Hunter in 1994, the Blue Water stations were transferred to Blackburn Radio. Blackburn converted the station to FM in 1999,  and gave the station its present call sign.
- Decision CRTC 99-19, Conversion of AM radio station CKTY to FM, CRTC, January 21, 1999
- CHKS-FM history at Canadian Communications Foundation
- Query the REC's Canadian station database for CHKS-FM
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