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City Perth, Ontario
Broadcast area Rideau Lakes Region
Branding Lake 88.1

Local Waves Soft Hits

Today's Local Radio
Frequency 88.1 MHz (FM)
First air date August 10, 2007[1]
Format adult contemporary
ERP maximum 5,400 watts
Callsign meaning CH Lake
Owner Brian Perkin (Perth FM Radio Inc.)

CHLK-FM, branded as Lake 88.1 FM, is a Canadian radio station offering a soft adult contemporary music format with a focus on local/regional news programming broadcasting at 88.1 FM in Perth, Ontario. The station is located at 43 Wilson Street West in the town of Perth, Ontario,[2] while the antenna is at the top of a Bell Mobility cell tower located at the edge of town off Lanark Road 511, approximately 1 kilometre (0.62 miles) north of Dufferin Street (Highway 7).

The station was licensed by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission on March 14, 2006[3] and began its first official broadcast day on August 10, 2007 at 6:00am. On December 13, 2010, the station received approval from the CRTC to increase the average effective radiated power (ERP) from 700 to 2,800 watts (maximum ERP from 1,350 to 5,400 watts with an average height of antenna above average terrain of 91.5 metres).[4] Lake 88.1 increased its signal strength at 12:10pm on April 12, 2011.


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  3. ^ CRTC Decision 2006-66, English-language FM radio station in Perth, CRTC, March 14, 2006
  4. ^ Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2010-934, CHLK-FM Perth – Technical change, CRTC, December 13, 2010

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Coordinates: 44°54′34″N 76°16′51″W / 44.90944°N 76.28083°W / 44.90944; -76.28083