|City||Quebec City, Quebec|
|Branding||107,5 Rouge FM|
|Slogan||Toute la musique, une couleur|
|Frequency||107.5 MHz (FM)|
|First air date||July 22, 1982|
|HAAT||429.5 meters (1,409 ft)|
|Callsign meaning||Disambiguation of sister station CITE-FM Montreal|
Bell Media |
(Bell Media Radio)
|Website||107,5 Rouge FM|
Owned and operated by Bell Media, it broadcasts on 107.5 MHz with an effective radiated power of 37,000 watts (class C1) using an omnidirectional antenna. The station's transmitter is located at Mount Bélair.
CITF-FM started operations on July 22, 1982 as a sister station to the now-defunct CKCV 1280 with a beautiful music format. The latter closed in September 1990, as part of a failed attempt of Telemedia (then owner of both stations) to buy CHRC 800, as at the time owners were limited to only one AM station and one FM station per market. (Even though the purchase of CKCV was denied by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), that station remained dark.)
In 2004, Astral Media revamped the Rock Détente network with a new logo. This resulted in "CITF Rock-Détente" being renamed to simply "107,5 RockDétente". As such, the station no longer publicly uses its callsign (although the callsign was resurrected as station identification in 2011).
CITF-FM is programmed locally with their own staff, personalities and playlist, independent from the rest of the Rouge FM network. On August 18, 2011, at 4:00 p.m. EDT, the station ended its longtime 21-year run with the RockDétente branding. All RockDétente stations, including CITF-FM, rebranded as Rouge FM. On CITF-FM, the last song under the RockDétente branding was Salut les amoureux by Joe Dassin, followed by a tribute of the branding. Being locally programmed, it was the only station not to sign off the RockDétente branding with Pour que tu m'aimes encore by Celine Dion. The first song under Rouge FM was I Gotta Feeling by Black Eyed Peas. As a Rouge FM station, CITF-FM remains locally programmed, aside from a few network programs it carries.
- 107,5 Rouge FM
- CITF-FM history – Canadian Communications Foundation
- Query the REC's Canadian station database for CITF-FM
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