CFDC-FM, Country 105, Shelburne
Bayshore Broadcasting Corporation
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On February 29, the CRTC approved an application by Bayshore Broadcasting Corporation for a broadcasting licence to operate a new English-language commercial FM radio programming undertaking to serve Shelburne. It would broadcast on 104.9 MHz (channel 285B), average effective radiated power of 12,500 watts (maximum ERP of 50,000 watts). Bayshore proposed a Contemporary Country format with a target audience of 25-64 year olds (core: women 35-54). The station would play 40% category 2 Canadian Content music over the broadcast week and between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Monday to Friday. It would offer 126 hours of local programming per broadcast week. There would be 18 hours of spoken word programming per broadcast week. News programming per broadcast week would total 8 hours, 20 minutes (75% local, 15% regional). The station would offer 84 hours per broadcast week of live-to-air programming. The licence would expire 31 August 2018.
CFDC 104.9 (COUNTRY 105) began on-air testing in October.
Following three weeks of on-air testing Country 105 signed on the air in November.
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