CKSB-FM

CKSB-FM (89.9 MHz) is a public radio station in Winnipeg, Manitoba, owned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. It carries Radio-Canada's Ici Musique network, airing a mix of adult album alternative (AAA), classical music and other genres.

CKSB-FM
CityWinnipeg, Manitoba
Broadcast areaWinnipeg, Regina and Saskatoon
Frequency89.9 MHz (FM)
BrandingIci Musique
Programming
FormatJazz/Classical music
AffiliationsIci Musique
Ownership
OwnerCanadian Broadcasting Corporation
CBW, CBW-FM, CKSB-10-FM, CBWT-DT, CBWFT-DT
History
First air date
December 23, 2001 (2001-12-23)
Call sign meaning
Canada K St. Boniface
Technical information
ClassC1
ERP61,000 watts
HAAT223 meters (732 ft)

CKSB-FM has an effective radiated power of 61,000 watts, broadcasting from the Starbuck Communications Tower.

HistoryEdit

On August 21, 2001, the CRTC approved the CBC's application to launch the new French language radio station.[1] CKSB-FM signed on the air December 23, 2001.[2]

TransmittersEdit

CKSB-FM also has rebroadcast transmitters in Saskatchewan:

Rebroadcasters of CKSB-FM
City of license Identifier Frequency Power Class RECNet CRTC Decision
Regina CKSB-FM-1 88.9 FM 100,000 watts C1 Query 2002-125
Saskatoon CKSB-FM-2 88.7 FM 100,000 watts C1 Query 2002-125

Both rebroadcasters for Regina and Saskatoon were approved by the CRTC on April 30, 2002.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Decision CRTC 2001-515, New CBC French-language FM radio station in Winnipeg, CRTC, August 21, 2001
  2. ^ "CKSB-FM". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved September 4, 2019.
  3. ^ Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2002-125, Addition of transmitters of CKSB-FM Winnipeg at Regina and Saskatoon, CRTC, April 30, 2002

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 49°46′15″N 97°30′37″W / 49.77083°N 97.51028°W / 49.77083; -97.51028