CITB-FM, Tourist, Thunder Bay
Superior Information Radio
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On November 29, the CRTC approved the application by Superior Information Radio for a new low-power English-language FM radio station at Thunder Bay. The applicant proposed a tourist information service promoting Thunder Bay historical information, tourist attractions, outdoor activities, camping information, emergency telephone numbers and hospital locations. Programming would consist of one hour of pre-recorded messages repeated continuously over a 24-hour period. The service would operate on a year-round basis. The licence would expire August 31, 2007 and the new station would broadcast on 97.1 MHz, channel 246LP, with an effective radiated power of 1.3 watts.
CITB-FM commenced operations.
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. CITB’s licence would expire August 31, 2014.
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