CKLW AM 800 Windsor, ON

Slogan/Positioner: AM 800, The Information Station

Format: News/Talk

Contact this station through their web site, linked below:CKLW AM 800

Web site: www.am800cklw.com

Technical Information:

HD Radio Status:

Class: B
Daytime Power / # of Towers: 50,000 watts / 5 / directional
Nighttime Power / # of Towers: 50,000 watts / 5 / directional

Social Media:

External Links:

Note: Canadian station, data may not be accurate in American databases

Call Sign History:

  • CKLW: 11/6/1933
  • CKOK: 1932

Call Sign Origin:

  • London (or Leamington) Windsor

On Air Date: June 1, 1932

Owner: Bell Media

Office Telephone: (519) 258-8888


Notes/History:

  • 1993: Nostalgia format moves to CKWW 580 from CKLW as News/Talk format goes from CKWW to CKLW. The switch was forced by the CRTC as a condition of granting CHUM an essential monopoly in Windsor commercial radio with the acquistion of AM 800 and FM 93.9
  • 1/29/1993: Purchased by CHUM, Ltd.
  • 1970: Purchased by Baton Broadcasting
  • 1960's - early 70's: The Big 8 Top 40 era
  • 1963: Purchased by RKO General, a division of General Tire & Rubber Company
  • 9/7/1949: Power to 50,000 watts
  • 3/29/1941: Moved to 800 AM
  • 9/1/1934: Moved to 1030 AM
  • 11/6/1933: Moved to 840 AM as CKLW
  • 6/1/1932: On air as CKOK, 540 AM

Center of antenna array/transmitter location:


Old logo gallery:

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