DX-ing Canada

Garrett Wollman wollman@bimajority.org
Wed Apr 10 01:20:49 EDT 2019

<<On Wed, 10 Apr 2019 00:42:08 -0400, A Joseph Ross <joe@attorneyross.com> said:

> I used to be able to get CBA, from Moncton, New Brunswick.  They were 
> originally at the CBC's large antenna farm at Sackville, and in those 
> days they IDed as "CBA Maritimes."  I think they were at 1070 or 
> thereabouts.

Pretty much all of the CBC AMs in eastern and central Canada have been
turned off -- CBI (1140 Sydney) lives, IIRC, but it's directional away
from us because Richmond.  Of course, "ici première chaîne" service is
still available on CBEF (1550 Windsor, formerly CBE) and CJBC (860

> CBC programs, of course, can now be heard online, though I think they're 
> not what they once were.

Well, they were once commercial and now they're not.  I still listen
to Ideas, probably one of the best spoken-word anthology programs out
there, but via podcast rather than by pounding the ionosphere.


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