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Re: 940 goes poof...

I have no luck at times.... at 11:58 Thursday night, I clicked over, heard
the woman announcer talking over the end of a piano piece, heard the Radio
One ID, and I moved on...

The Gazette has been hinting that CIQC is about to be rewarded by the CRTC

- ----- Original Message -----
From: Scott D Fybush <fybush@world.std.com>
> THURSDAY - CBM running a taped announcement interrupting Radio One
> programming every ten minutes saying CBC programming on 940 would
> end at midnight.  At midnight, that same taped announcement interrupted
> a promo just before the news, then a different (but similar) loop
> began running, pointing listeners to 88.5.
> FRIDAY - Same loop still running once it got dark and I could hear
> CBM again.  Loop ran until precisely midnight, then dead air,
> "thunk," and 75 years of CBC (and its predecessors) on AM in Montreal
> came to a close.
> I note on the CRTC site (www.crtc.gc.ca) that CBC has applied for
> a power increase for CBME on 88.5, from 4kw to 16.9kw.  Gee, think
> they've figured out what we already knew: the new FM is no replacement
> for 50kw on 940?
> I live in a state of constant dread of the moment CBL likewise ceases
> to exist.  No more interesting radio here in the land of voicetracking
> and the Jacor Format-of-the-Week (TM) club.
> -s