CHTR-FM, Tourist, Drumheller

Big Country Tourist Association

CHTR-FMn/a94.510Big Country Tourist Association


On January 10, the CRTC approved the application by Big Country Tourist Association for a low power English-language FM radio broadcasting transmitting undertaking at Drumheller on the frequency 94.5 MHz, channel 233, with an effective radiated power of 10 watts, to broadcast 24 hours a day pre-taped tourist information programming with a musical background. The licence would expire August 31, 1995.


CHTR-FM began broadcasting.


On November 21, the CRTC issued an exemption order for low-power radio stations that provided tourist information. It came into effect immediately. Licensees of radio stations that considered their operations to be eligible for exemption under the order could file a simple statement asking that the Commission revoke their licences. CHTR’s licence was scheduled to expire August 31, 2014.

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