CHYR-FM 96.7 Leamington, ON

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Slogan/Positioner: Mix 96.7; Today's Hits

Format: Hot Adult Contemporary

Web site: mix967.ca

E-mail: visit web site

Power/Height/Class: 10,650 watts (average) / 502 feet / C1, directional

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Call Sign History:

  • CHYR-FM: July 1993
  • CHYR7 (nighttime only, 730 AM): 1974
  • CHIR (nighttime only, 730 AM): July 1967
  • CHYR (daytime only, 710 AM): July 1967
  • CJSP: 1954 or 1955

Call Sign Origin: CBE Windsor

On Air Date: 1955 on 710 AM, July 1993 on 96.7 FM

Owner: Blackburn Radio

Telephone: (519) 326-6171

 

Notes/History:

  • 7/2006: CRTC approves station's application to move about 13 miles closer to Windsor and change its ERP (lower power, higher height).
  • 4/22/2001: Format change from Country to Hot Adult Contemporary.
  • 1994: Maclean-Hunter is acquired by Rogers Communications; CHYR and Blue Water Broadcasting is spun off to Blackburn Radio.
  • 7/1993: Operations begin on FM 96.7 as CHYR-FM. AM 710 ends operations on September 10th.
  • 1993: In preparation for a move from AM to FM, station abandons nighttime operations on AM 730 and instead operates on AM 710 at night at greatly reduced power. The change is made as part of the construction of the station's new FM transmitting facilities.
  • 1991: Format change to Country
  • 1987: Blue Water Broadcasting, a subsidiary of Maclean-Hunter, takes over ownership and format shifts to adult contemporary.
  • 1980: Nighttime power increases to 1,000 watts using a directional pattern.
  • 1977: Reacquired by Rogers Communications.
  • 1975: Acquired by Keith Dancy.
  • 1974: Calls on 730 AM change to CHYR7 and power increases to 500 watts. Format evolves into Pop.
  • 1968: Acquired by Rogers Communications.
  • 7/1967: Daytime power increases to 10,000 watts, night service added on 730 AM at 250 watts. Calls change to CHYR for operations on 710, CHIR for operations on 730. Format is Top 40 as 'Channel Seven, Cheer Radio'.
  • 1960: Power increase to 1,000 watts.
  • 1955: On air at 710 AM as CJSP, owner is Sun Parlour Broadcasting. Daytime operations only at 250 watts.

 


 

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