CILO-FM, Younity FM, Montréal

AGNI Communications Inc.

CILO-FM2016102.950AGNI Communications Inc.


On May 16, the CRTC approved the application by AGNI Communications Inc. to operate a low-power commercial FM ethnic radio station in Montréal. AGNI proposed to operate its station at 102.9 MHz (channel 275LP) with an average effective radiated power (ERP) of 31 watts (maximum ERP of 50 watts with a directional antenna and an effective height of antenna above average terrain of 44.4 metres). It indicated that it would adhere to a condition of licence requiring it to direct ethnic programming to at least nine cultural groups in at least six different languages each broadcast week. Its core target cultural groups would comprise the Sri Lankan, Indian, Malaysian and Singaporean groups, to which it would also direct Tamil-language programming. AGNI also indicated that all programming broadcast by its station each broadcast week would consist of ethnic and third-language programming. AGNI submitted that if its application to operate a radio station on the FM band were approved, it would not operate its SCMO service along with the FM station. The licence would expire August 31, 2020.


CILO 102.9 or YOUNITY FM, signed on the air in the Spring.

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