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CHRK-FM is a radio station broadcasting from Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada at 101.9 FM owned by Stingray Digital. The station is one of several radio stations approved in 2007 for the Atlantic Provinces.[1] It is also one of two radio stations for the Cape Breton region along with sister station CKCH-FM.

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CitySydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Broadcast areaCape Breton Island
Branding101.9 The Giant
SloganCape Breton's Hit Music Station
Frequency101.9 MHz
First air dateMay 27, 2008
FormatAdult CHR
ERP58 kW
OwnerStingray Digital
Sister stationsCKCH-FM
WebcastListen live
Website101.9 The Giant


The station began a required three week Industry Canada testing period on May 15, 2008, and officially launched on May 27th, at 8 a.m., with the first song being "4 Minutes" by Madonna. It is branded "101-9 The Giant, Cape Breton's Hit Music Station". The station's music format is Top 40/CHR with an adult lean.

CHRK was formerly a call sign for CKRV 97.5 FM in Kamloops, British Columbia from 1984 to 1993 and short term call-sign of radio station CKIS Calgary, Alberta between 1999 - 2002.


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