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City of license Courtenay, BC
Broadcast area Courtenay, BC; Comox, BC; Campbell River, BC
Branding 97.3 The Eagle
Slogan The Island's Best Music Mix
Frequency 97.3 MHz (FM)
First air date October 5, 1998
Format Hot AC/classic hits
Power 11.6 kW
Owner Island Radio (division of the Jim Pattison Group)
Webcast Listen live
Website 97.3 The Eagle

CKLR-FM is a Canadian radio station that operates at 97.3 FM in Courtenay, British Columbia with the on-air branding "97.3 The Eagle". The Eagle also broadcasts on cable at 89.7 and streams live from their website.

The station received approval by the CRTC on April 21, 1998.[1] The first voice heard on the air, October 5, 1998 was Bill Nation with the morning news. Ryan Mennie and Bill Nation are the only two current staff members who were also with the station when it first went to air in 1998.


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Coordinates: 49°44′51″N 125°13′56″W / 49.74750°N 125.23222°W / 49.74750; -125.23222