|City||Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia|
|Broadcast area||Cape Breton Island|
|Slogan||101.5 The Hawk|
|Frequency||101.5 MHz (FM)|
|First air date||October 29, 1975|
horizontal polarization only:|
|HAAT||171.1 metres (561 ft)|
|Former frequencies||1410 kHz (AM) (1975-2000)|
|Affiliations||American Top 40|
|Owner||MacEachern Broadcasting Ltd.|
|Website||101.5 The Hawk|
CIGO started out as an AM station on 1410 kHz. Founded by local business man Gérald "Gerry" Doucet, it first went on the air on October 29, 1975. In November 1999, CIGO received CRTC approval to convert from the AM band to the FM band. In 2000, CIGO switched over to the FM band and the AM signal was shut down permanently shortly afterwards. As an AM station, it was known as "1410 CIGO".
CIGO is owned and operated by MacEachern Broadcasting.
Notable on air personalities: Scott Oakley, Greg Morrow, Kelly MacMillan, Michael DeCoste, Bob MacEachern, Callum Smith, Ryan MacDonald.
- 101.5 The Hawk
- CIGO-FM history – Canadian Communications Foundation
- Query the REC's Canadian station database for CIGO-FM