CKEC-FM

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CKEC-FM
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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
Owner Hector Broadcasting
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.

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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.

Notable On-Air Personalities include: Mornings with Ann & Gene Middays with Rod Mackey

Afternoon Drive with Kat Schwind

Music Director Alex Theriault

News Personalities include: Michael Petter, John Leblanc,

The transmitter tower is situated on Mount Thom.

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 on May 9, 2012. See: CKEZ-FM.

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