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City New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
Branding 94.1 East Coast FM
Frequency 94.1 MHz
First air date December 23, 1953
Format hot adult contemporary
ERP 36.68 kWs average
80 kWs peak
horizontal polarization only
HAAT 207.8 meters (682 ft)
Class C1
Callsign meaning CK East Coast
Former frequencies 1230 kHz (AM) (1953-1960)
1320 AM (1960-2008)
Owner Hector Broadcasting
(sale pending to Newcap Radio)
Sister stations CKEZ-FM
Website 94.1 East Coast FM

CKEC-FM is a Canadian radio station broadcasting at 94.1 FM in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia owned by Hector Broadcasting. The station airs an adult contemporary format branded as 94.1 East Coast FM. The transmitter tower is situated on Mount Thom.


The station has been on the air since December 23, 1953. Originally broadcasting at 1230 AM, before moving to 1320 AM in 1960.

In 2006, the station was licensed by the CRTC to convert to the FM dial.[1] As of December 11, 2007, CKEC moved to 94.1 FM. Simulcasting remained on both AM and FM for 90 days, before converting entirely to FM.

On October 28, 2011, Hector Broadcasting applied to the CRTC for a new radio station which will broadcast a mix of classic rock and classic hits with some contemporary rock. If approved, the new station will operate at 97.9 MHz. [2] Hector Broadcasting received a licence to operate a new station, CKEZ-FM, on May 9, 2012.

In November 2017, it was announced that pending approval by the CRTC, this station and its sister CKEZ-FM were to be purchased by Newcap Radio.[3]

Programming and staff[edit]

On-air personalities include:

Wake Up Show/Mornings with Ann MacGregor & Gene Mills

Middays/Afternoon with Rod Mackey

Evenings with Alex Theriault

Saturday Night House Party with Gene Mills

News Personalities include Michael Petter, John Leblanc, Teri Mingo and Alan Johnson

Ann MacGregor is also in charge of programming and Alex Theriault handles the music duties.


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Coordinates: 45°32′24″N 62°56′44″W / 45.54000°N 62.94556°W / 45.54000; -62.94556