CHVD-FM , Planete 100.3, Dolbeau

Cogeco Inc.

CHVD-FM2018100.321,400Cogeco Media Inc.
CHVD-FM?100.321,400Radio-Nord Inc.
CHVD-FM2001100.321,400R. LeClerc – M. & A. Levesque
CHVD-AM196712301,000/250Radio CHVD Inc.
CHVD-AM1973123010,000/1,000Radio CHVD Inc.


CHVD-AM began operations.


On May 28, Radio Maria-Chapdelaine Inc. was authorized to issue 155 common shares and 590 preferred shares and to transfer 1 common and 10 preferred shares of capital stock.


On July 29, CHVD was given approval for an AM station at Chibougamau, operating on 1240 kHz with 1,000 watts day, 250 watts at night (non-directional), with additional studios at Dolbeau.


On Mar 22, Radio Maria-Chapdelaine Inc. was authorized to transfer shares from the estate of Jean-Marie Duchaine and from E. Ouellete to Carmen Duchaine.

On October 12, approval was granted for CHVD to increase daytime power from 1,000 to 10,000 watts.


CHVD received approval to join the Radiomutuel network (CJMS Montreal).


Placements Claude St-Arnault Inc. received approval to acquire CJMD Chibougamau, CFED Chapais (from CJMD Inc) and CHVD Dolbeau (from Radio Maria-Chapdelaine Inc.)


Radio CHVD Inc. purchased CHVD from Radio Maria-Chapdelaine Inc.

CHVD was given approval to increase night power from 250 to 1,000 watts.


Approval was given for CHVD to add a rebroadcaster at Saint-Félicien, operating on 
92.1 MHz with an effective radiated power of 50 watts. The transmitter (CHVD-1-FM) signed on in January 1992.


Rosaire Leclerc (50%) and Gestion Stalnia Inc. (André Tremblay) (50%) sold CHVD to  Gestion Germaine Lévesque Inc. (50%) and Rosaire Leclerc and Gestion Stalnia Inc. (André Tremblay) (50%), on behalf of a company to be incorporated. 


On October 16, CHVD was given approval to convert to the FM band, operating on 100.3 MHz with an effective radiated power of 21,400 watts. 


CHVD-FM became known as “Planete 100.3”.

On October 7 the CRTC renewed CHVD-FM’s licence until August 31, 2015. 


On October 11, the CRTC approved the application by Cogeco inc. on behalf of its subsidiary Cogeco Media Inc. for authority to acquire CHVD-FM and several other stations from RNC Media Inc.

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