CHON-FM

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CHON-FM
CHON-FM Logo.PNG
City Whitehorse, Yukon
Slogan The beat of a different drummer
Frequency 98.1 MHz
First air date 1984
Format First nations community radio
Language(s) English
ERP 4.261 KW
HAAT 333 metres (1,093 ft)
Class B
Transmitter coordinates 60°39′28″N 134°53′06″W / 60.6578°N 134.885°W / 60.6578; -134.885
Former frequencies 88.9 MHz
Operator Northern Native Broadcasting, Yukon
Webcast http://www.chonfm.com/player/
Website www.chonfm.com

CHON-FM is a Canadian radio station, owned by Northern Native Broadcasting, Yukon which broadcasts at 98.1 FM in Whitehorse, Yukon.[1] A community radio station with a variety of music and information programs for the First Nations population, the radio station serves much of the Yukon, as well as several border communities in British Columbia and the Northwest Territories, through a series of rebroadcasters.

The station was licensed in 1984 to broadcast at 88.9 FM in Whitehorse and moved to its current 98.1 FM frequency in 1986.[2]

Rebroadcasters[edit]

CHON has the following rebroadcasters:

British Columbia[edit]

Rebroadcasters of CHON-FM
City of license Identifier Frequency Power Class RECNet CRTC Decision
Atlin VF2306 98.1 MHz 3 watts VLP Query
Dease Lake CHON-FM-4 90.5 MHz 9 watts VLP Query 2012-646
Good Hope Lake VF2353 98.1 MHz 10 watts VLP Query
Lower Post VF2311 98.1 MHz 3 watts VLP Query

Northwest Territories[edit]

Rebroadcasters of CHON-FM
City of license Identifier Frequency Power Class RECNet CRTC Decision
Tsiigehtchic VF2498 90.5 MHz 10 watts VLP Query 2006-21

Yukon[edit]

Rebroadcasters of CHON-FM
City of license Identifier Frequency Power Class RECNet CRTC Decision
Burwash Landing VF2024 90.5 MHz 7 (peak), 3 (avg) watts LP Query 92-300
Carcross VF2039 90.5 MHz 7 (peak), 3 (avg) watts VLP Query 86-1140
Carmacks CHCK-FM 90.5 MHz 7 (peak), 3 (avg) watts VLP Query 85-823
Dawson City VF2049 90.5 MHz 10 watts VLP Query 88-19
Destruction Bay VF2147 98.1 MHz 10 (peak), 5 (avg) watts VLP Query 92-81
Faro VF2414 90.5 MHz 1 watt VLP Query 2003-121
Haines Junction CHHJ-FM 90.5 MHz 7 (peak), 3 (avg) watts VLP Query
Johnson's Crossing CHON-FM-3 90.5 MHz 45 (peak), 25 (avg) watts LP Query 2012-136
Keno City VF2126 90.5 MHz 1 watt VLP Query 91-22494-824
Klukshu CHON-FM-1 90.5 MHz 10 watts VLP Query 2012-158
Mayo VF2028 90.5 MHz 10 watts VLP Query
Mayo Road VF2148 98.7 MHz 10 watts VLP Query
Old Crow CHOL-FM 90.5 MHz 7 (peak), 3 (avg) watts VLP Query
Pelly Crossing CHPE-FM 90.5 MHz 10 (peak), 5 (avg) watts VLP Query 2001-615
Ross River VF2035 90.5 MHz 7 (peak), 3 (avg) watts VLP Query 86-514
Stewart Crossing VF2127 90.5 MHz 1 watt VLP Query
Tagish VF2128 90.5 MHz 1 watt VLP Query
Takhini River Subdivision CHON-FM-2 90.5 MHz 10 watts VLP Query 2012-157
Teslin CHTE-FM 90.5 MHz 7 (peak), 3 (avg) watts VLP Query
Upper Liard VF2038 98.1 MHz 1 watt VLP Query 94-808
Watson Lake VF2027 90.5 MHz 10 watts VLP Query 86-51597-517

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CHON-FM - History of Canadian Broadcasting". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved October 31, 2017.
  2. ^ "Decision CRTC 84-15". CRTC. January 12, 1984. Retrieved October 31, 2017.

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 60°39′28″N 134°53′05″W / 60.65778°N 134.88472°W / 60.65778; -134.88472