CKWF-FM

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CKWF-FM
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City Peterborough, Ontario
Branding The Wolf 101.5
Slogan Central Ontario's best rock!
Frequency 101.5 MHz (FM)
First air date 1947 as CHEX-FM
Format Active rock
Callsign meaning Canada Knows the WolF
Former callsigns CHEX, CFMP
Owner Corus Entertainment
(Corus Premium Television Ltd.)
Sister stations CKRU-FM, CHEX-TV
Webcast Listen Live
Website www.thewolf.ca

CKWF-FM is a radio station in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, broadcasting at 101.5 FM, with an active rock format branded as The Wolf 101.5. The station is owned by Corus Entertainment.

History[edit]

The station began broadcasting in 1947 as CHEX-FM. In 1976, CHEX-FM became CFMP-FM, meaning ("FMP" FM Peterborough). Over the years since CHEX-FM went on the air in the 1940s, the station went through a number of ownerships, technical and format changes until 1992, CFMP adopted its current callsign and format.

The studio[edit]

The studios are located in the heart of downtown Peterborough at the corner of King St and George St. They are accessible to both listeners and performers. Numerous bands have dropped by the Wolf den for interviews and live performances including Theory of a Deadman, Default, 54-40, Great Big Sea, Matthew Good Band, Sloan, See Spot Run and Edwin.

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Coordinates: 44°19′41″N 78°17′58″W / 44.32806°N 78.29944°W / 44.32806; -78.29944