CKHA-FM, Community – Canoe FM, Haliburton
Haliburton County Community Radio Assoc.
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On February 10, the Haliburton County Community Radio Association was granted a licence for a community FM station at Haliburton. HCCRA would be a not-for-profit organization whose structure would provide for membership, management, operation and programming by members of the community at large. The new station would broadcast on a frequency of 100.9 MHz with an effective radiated power of 3,400 watts. It would offer 126 hours of programming in each broadcast week including a maximum of 10 hours of acquired programming consisting of programs from CIUT-FM Toronto (Urban Native), as well as four 15-minute programs (New Horizons, Money Matters, UK/OK and Eco-Watch) received via the Internet from BRIT-FM.
CKHA “Canoe FM” signed on the air in July. Studios and offices were located on Mountain Street in Haliburton and the 133 metre antenna was situated near Eagle Lake.
On August 31, the CRTC administratively renewed the licence for CKHA-FM to December 31, 2011.
On August 28, the CRTC administratively renewed the licence of CKHA-FM to December 31, 2012. On December 21, the licence was renewed to August 31, 2018.
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