CKJH

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CKJH
CKJH classichits750 logo.png
City Melfort, Saskatchewan
Branding CK750
Slogan Classic Hits for Saskatchewan
Frequency 750 kHz C-QUAM AM Stereo
First air date 1965
Format oldies
Power 25 kW
Class B
Callsign meaning C K Just Hits
Former callsigns CJVR (1965-2002)
Owner Fabmar Communications
Sister stations CJVR-FM
Website www.ck750.com

CKJH is a radio station licensed to Melfort, Saskatchewan. Owned by Fabmar Communications, it broadcasts an oldies format branded as CK750. It is headquartered alongside CJVR-FM in studios at 611 Main Street.

Along with CBGY, it is one of only two full-power radio stations in Canada which broadcast on 750 AM, a United States and Canadian clear-channel frequency.

History[edit]

In 1965, a group headed by Minno Walter Hodge received approval for a new AM station to serve the Carrot River Valley area, from Melfort. The station originally began broadcasting on October 8, 1966 at 1420 kHz as CJVR.

On February 22, 1995, CJVR received approval by the CRTC to change CJVR's frequency from 1420 to 750 kHz, which was vacated by CJWW in Saskatoon.[1]

On March 1, 2002, the station changed call signs to its current CKJH, and changed formats from country to oldies/classic rock, with country moving to newly-launched CJVR-FM.

On August 20, 2018, the Jim Pattison Group announced its intent to acquire Fabmar Communications pending CRTC approval.[2] The sale will make CKJH and CJVR-FM sisters to Jim Pattison Group's cluster in Prince Albert.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Decision CRTC 95-60
  2. ^ "CJVR/CK750 purchased by Jim Pattison Broadcast Group". Melfort Journal. 2018-08-20. Retrieved 2018-08-23.

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Coordinates: 52°36′45″N 104°30′18″W / 52.61250°N 104.50500°W / 52.61250; -104.50500