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|Broadcast area||Waterloo Region|
|Frequency||98.5 MHz (FM)|
|Branding||FM 98.5 CKWR|
|Format||Adult album alternative, Multicultural|
|Owner||Wired World Inc.|
First air date
|98.7 MHz (1973 -1997)|
Call sign meaning
|C Kitchener-Waterloo Radio|
|HAAT||180 meters (590 ft)|
Their studios are located on 1446 King Street East in Kitchener while their transmitter is located on top of Kitchener City Hall.
CKWR 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.
On July 21, 1997, the station received approval from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to change CKWR-FM's frequency from 98.7 MHz to 98.5 MHz and increase the effective radiated power from 1,430 watts to 2,400 watts.  The change was to eliminate interference received from co-channel station CBCB-FM 98.7 MHz in Owen Sound.
- FM 98.5 CKWR
- CKWR-FM history – Canadian Communications Foundation
- CKWR-FM in the REC Canadian station database