CJLS-FM

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Y95 - CJLS-FM
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City Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
Branding Y95
Frequency 95.5 MHz
First air date April 1, 1934
Format adult contemporary
ERP 18,000 watts
horizontal polarization only
HAAT 75.9 meters (249 ft)
Class B1
Former frequencies 1340 kHz (AM) (1968-2002)
Owner Acadia Broadcasting
Website Y95

CJLS-FM is a Canadian radio station broadcasting at 95.5 FM in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. The station uses the on-air brand name Y95. The station currently airs an adult contemporary format and is owned by Acadia Broadcasting Limited. The station was one of the first radio stations in the Maritimes.

History[edit]

CJLS was founded by Laurie Smith in 1934. Leland G. Trask purchased the company from the Smith Family in 1968. In 1998, Gerry Boudreau, Chris Perry and Ray Zinck, all former employees of CJLS purchased CJLS. For years, CJLS was carried at 1340 kHz on the AM band until the switch to FM after receiving CRTC in 2002.[1] On February 1, 2003, Boudreau retired. On November 16, 2015, it was officially announced via station's website that the station is being sold to Acadia Broadcasting. The acquisition and change of ownership was approved on April 29, 2016.[2]

CJLS holds membership in the Canadian Association of Broadcasters, and the Radio-Television News Directors Association of Canada, and is represented nationally and regionally by Canadian Broadcast Sales.

As of September 16, 2016 CJLS The Wave re-branded as Y95 and is still airing an adult contemporary format.

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Coordinates: 43°52′42″N 65°58′12″W / 43.87833°N 65.97000°W / 43.87833; -65.97000