|City||New Glasgow, Nova Scotia|
|Branding||94.1 East Coast FM|
|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)|
|Callsign meaning||CK East Coast|
|Former frequencies||1230 kHz (AM) (1953-1960)|
1320 AM (1960-2008)
(sale pending to Newcap Radio)
|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. 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. Hector Broadcasting received a licence to operate a new station, CKEZ-FM, on May 9, 2012.
Programming and staff
On-air personalities include:
Wake Up Show/Mornings with Ann (MacGregor) & Ajay (Johnson)
Middays/Afternoon with Rod Mackey
Evenings with Alex Theriault/John LeBlanc/Terri Mingo
Saturday Night House Party with Gene Mills
Lovin' Out Loud with Terri Mingo - Fridays at 6 pm and Saturdays at 5 pm
News Personalities include Alan Johnson, John LeBlanc, and Terri Mingo.
Ann MacGregor is also in charge of programming and Alex Theriault handles the music duties.
- CRTC Decision 2006-87
- Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2011-675
- Risdon, James (12 Nov 2017). "Newcap Radio picking up two New Glasgow Stations". The News. SaltWire Network. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
- 94.1 East Coast FM
- CKEC-FM history – Canadian Communications Foundation
- Query the REC's Canadian station database for CKEC-FM
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