CBET-TV Channel 9 Windsor, ON
Slogan: CBC Television, Windsor 9
Web site: www.cbc.ca/windsor/
E-mail: visit web site
Power/Height/Offset: 201,000 watts / 625 feet / -
Digital Channel: 35
More web sites about CBET-TV:
More technical/engineering details: Canadian station, data likely not accurate
Call Sign History:
- CBET: 9/1/1975
- CKLW-TV: sign on, 1954
Network Affiliation History: CBC
On Air Date: September 16, 1954
Telephone: (519) 255-3411
- 9/6/1996: The transmitter/tower was moved to a location away from the Riverside Dr. studio site. The new location is further away from downtown Detroit, resulting in poorer reception in the northern and western suburbs.
- 1985: Due to budget cuts at CBC, most local programs on CBET-TV, with the exception of local news, are dropped.
- 7/23/1975: Station is purchased fully by CBC and becomes CBET-TV. CTV programs are dropped from the schedule.
- 1970: Baton and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation take ownership of CKLW-TV as St. Clair River Broadcasting Ltd, of which CBC owned 25% and Baton
Broadcasting owned 75%. CKLW-TV airs programs from both CBC and CTV along with local-only programs under the ownership of Baton/CBC.
- 1969: CRTC rules that foreign-based companies cannot own Canadian broadcast outlets. RKO, which was subsidiary of the American company Goodyear Tire and Rubber, was forced to sell CKLW AM/FM and CKLW-TV by 1970.
- 1956: RKO Distributing takes over ownership of CKLW AM/FM and CKLW-TV.
- 1950's: Was a partial affiliate of the now-defunct DuMont network until DuMont ceased operations in 1956.
- 9/16/1954: CKLW-TV signs on, owned by Western Ontario Broadcasting Co. Ltd. which also owned CKLW AM 800 and CKLW-FM 93.9. Station becomes an affiliate of CBC but also airs many hours of local programming, much of it targeted towards Detroit.
Essex County, ON, 12 Consession Rd near Old Walker Rd, nr McGregor