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VOCM Central Newfoundland
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Broadcast area Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador
Branding 650 VOCM
Slogan Local News Now
Frequency 650 kHz (AM)
First air date 1969
Format News/Talk
Power 5,000 watts (day and night)
Class B
Callsign meaning Canada Knows GAnder
Owner Newcap Broadcasting
Sister stations CKXD-FM

CKGA is an AM radio station in Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, broadcasting at 650 kHz. Owned by Newcap Broadcasting, CKGA first went on the air in 1969. It is an affiliate of VOCM.

As of early September (date unknown), VOCM network station CKCM (620) and its rebroadcasters (89.3 and 1240) went off the air and broadcasting takes place in Gander.



  • Mornings: Dean Clarke (5:30-9:00am)
  • Open Line: Host Randy Simms / Producer Pat Murphy and Megan Homer (9:00-11:30am)
  • Mid-days: Dean Clarke (11:30am–1:00pm)
  • 1 o'clock News Package: John Reynolds (1:00pm–1:25pm)
  • Newfoundland and Labrador today: (1:25pm–2:00pm)
  • Back Talk: Host Paddy Daly / Producer Pat Murphy and Megan Homer (2:00pm–4:00pm)
  • Afternoons: Dean Clarke (4:00-5:30pm)
  • Homestyle: Greg Smith (6:00-8:00pm) (M-T)
  • NightLine: Host Pete Soucy / Producer Greg Smith (8:00pm–10:00pm) (S-T):


  • The Homebrew Show: (runs every Saturday morning from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm)
  • Saturday Evening (Lions Club & VOCM Cares Radio Bingo): Host Greg Smith, & Producer Jordan Keating.
  • Cabin Party: Paul Raynes (Saturdays 9pm - 1am)

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Coordinates: 48°57′37″N 54°39′37″W / 48.96028°N 54.66028°W / 48.96028; -54.66028