CBA to move to FM

Garrett Wollman
Mon Dec 11 21:50:22 EST 2006

<<On Fri, 8 Dec 2006 14:55:43 -0500, "David Allan Boucher" <> said:

> But I would think that CBC's spoken word format, news, information,
> etc...would be perfectly suited for the AM dial.  (Especially since the
> facilities are already built.)

The problem for the CBC is that most commercial broadcasters have
already abandoned the AM band in Canada, outside of Toronto,
Vancouver, and Montreal, so if potential listeners have no reason to
sample the AM band, they may be lost to the CBC if R1 remains on AM.


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