CKWR-FM

CKWR-FM is a Canadian radio station, broadcasting a community radio format at 98.5 FM in Kitchener, Ontario. The station has broadcast since 1973.

CKWR-FM
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CityKitchener, Ontario
Broadcast areaWaterloo Region
Frequency98.5 MHz (FM)
BrandingFM 98.5 CKWR
Slogan80's, 90's, Now, The Adult Alternative
Programming
FormatAdult album alternative, Multicultural
Ownership
OwnerWired World Inc.
History
First air date
1973
Call sign meaning
C Kitchener-Waterloo Radio
Technical information
ClassB
ERP2,500 watts
HAAT180 meters (590 ft)
Links
Websiteckwr.com

Their studios are located on 1446 King Street East in Kitchener while their transmitter is located on top of Kitchener City Hall

HistoryEdit

CKWR-FM is a not-for-profit radio station that serves the communities of Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge and Guelph. It was the first licensed community radio station in Canada, receiving a license in 1973. Programming weekdays is Adult album alternative with local news and community events announcements. Evenings are specialty programs, and weekends are multicultural.

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Coordinates: 43°27′06″N 80°29′32″W / 43.45167°N 80.49222°W / 43.45167; -80.49222