CJCE-AM, Vancouver

CJCE-AM1922Vancouver Sun/Sprott-Shaw


On April 10, Sprott-Shaw Schools of Commerce & Wireless Telegraphy, and Radio Specialties Ltd., started CJCE on 750 kHz with 5 watts of power. Studios were at 153 Pender Street West.

Radio Specialties Ltd. opened CFCQ on April 20, using 40 watts of power on 450 meters. Studios were at 791 Dunsmuir Ave.


Sprott-Shaw closed CJCE and assumed control of Major J.C. Dufresne’s CFCQ, and the station’s power increased to 50 watts.


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