CJUJ-FM, Community, Bathurst
Bathurst Radio Inc.
|Bathurst Radio Inc.
On October 21, the CRTC approved the application by Bathurst Radio Inc. for a broadcasting licence to operate a low-power, English-language community FM radio station in Bathurst. The station would operate on 103.3 MHz with an average effective radiated power of 50 watts (non-directional antenna with an effective height of antenna above average terrain of 32 metres). The applicant indicated that, during each broadcast week, the station would broadcast 126 hours of programming, of which 116 hours would be station-produced programming and ten hours would be syndicated programming (Canadian and American). The syndicated programming would consist of sports, music history shows, storytelling and comedy shows with a national and international component intended to enhance the knowledge and understanding of the local population in the areas of culture, religion, sports and music. Spoken word programming would consist of community events, local sports, charitable events and cultural events, as well as seven hours of pure local and regional news each broadcast week. The station would offer a variety of music formats, with 60% of the music programming to be in the “Pop, Rock and Dance” format. The licence would expire on August 31, 2020.
CJUJ-FM was launched on September 1.
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