CJEM-FM

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CJEM-FM
City Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada
Frequency 92.7 MHz (FM)
First air date December 1944
Format Adult contemporary
ERP 27,165 watts vertical polarization
40,750 watts horizontal polarization
HAAT 168.5 meters (553 ft)
Class B
Callsign meaning C J EdMundston
Owner Radio Edmundston Inc.
Website www.cjemfm.com
CKMV-FM
City Grand Falls, New Brunswick
Frequency 95.1 MHz
First air date 1991 (concession)
ERP 975 watts
HAAT 60.7 meters (199 ft)
Class A

CJEM-FM is a Canadian radio station in Edmundston, New Brunswick, broadcasting on 92.7 FM with a power of 40,750 watts. The station plays an adult contemporary format. CJEM also has a repeat transmitter, CKMV, located in Grand Falls broadcasting at 95.1 MHz.

The station is owned by Radio Edmundston Inc. and first went on the air in December, 1944, thus becoming the first French speaking radio station in Canada outside of the province of Quebec. It was originally carried at 1240 kHz, then at 1230 kHz in 1945, then at 1280 in 1952, 570 in 1954, before given approval to switch to 92.7 MHz in 1998.[1] CJEM's rebroadcaster, CKMV, began broadcasting at 1490 kHz in 1974, and was given approval to switch to 95.1 MHz in 2000.[2]

In 1991, CJEM received approval to add transmitters in Grand Falls (95.1 MHz) and Saint-Léonard, New Brunswick (104.3 MHz).[3] In 1995, CJEM was authorized to delete transmitters CJEM-FM-1 Clair and CJEM-FM-2 Saint-Léonard.[4]

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Coordinates: 47°22′07″N 68°21′21″W / 47.36861°N 68.35583°W / 47.36861; -68.35583