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Re: Can any of you explain this?

At 02:04 PM 5/10/97 +0000, you wrote:
>  By chance would you have anything in your records to indicate what
>happened to CFOX 1470 Pointe-Claire Quebec (Montreal). At one time it was
>a major player there and I went by their xmtr site last week in
>Chateauquay and it is still there. Thanks
I've asked the same question a couple of times. As far as I know, CFOX has
been gone for a minimum of two years, and I think longer. For one thing,
Canadian stations have been fleeing the AM band in droves--and at an
accelerating pace. Most have gotten FM allocations. That might be what
happened to CFOX. As you probably know, CKLM (1570) is gone in Montreal (COL
was Pointe Claire). The CBC has applied to move both CBM and CBL (two of the
best AM facilities in Canada--both 50 kW-U ND) to FM. I don't know whether
the CBC has filed a similar application for CBF.

And CFOX broadcast in English. With the departure of most of the Anglophone
population from Montreal, it would be no surprise if CFOX threw in the
towel. BTW, although CFOX was 10 kW-U and in its heyday in the 60s was _the_
top 40 station in Montreal, I recall that it had a pretty awful signal in
Montreal. Wasn't the TX a _long_ way south of the city?

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