CINI-FM, Mistissini

Lake Mistissini Telecommunications Association

CINI-FM199095.350,000Buckley Petawabano


Buckley Petawabano launched aboriginal community station CINI-FM, operating on 95.3 MHz with power of 50,000 watts. The station served Mistissini and the Chibougamau and Chapais area of the James Bay region and offered Cree-language programming. CINI was the only local commercial FM station in the area.


Lake Mistissini Telecommunications Association took over operation of CINI-FM.


CINI-FM-1 Mistissini signed on the air at 102.1 MHz with power of 50 watts.

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