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was also home for the Edmonton Eskimos and Edmonton Trappers. Their games were broadcast live on
for many years.
Matheson's daily introduction to the Bill and Bill Show on
During the 1960s
was one of two major pop and rock stations in Edmonton (the other being CHED).
For many years the
broadcast studios were located on the 4th floor of the Birks building in downtown Edmonton. On top of the Birks building was a huge billboard of a tiger wearing sunglasses—
was also known as Tiger Radio.
is a Canadian radio station. It operates at 930 AM with the current brand name "AM930 The Light" in Edmonton, Alberta.
Under the name Vik Armen, Fustukian was a radio station disc jockey in Winnipeg (CKRC), Edmonton (CHED and
), Lethbridge (CHEC), Ottawa (CKOY), Toronto (CKEY) and Providence, Rhode Island.
Davis also hosted programs for several private radio stations and regional networks across western Canada: CKCK and CKRM in Regina,
and CFRN in Edmonton, CKXL, CFCN and CFAC in Calgary, and CKY in Winnipeg.
"We are broadcasting to you from the crystal gondola in the palatial main studios of 930
in beautiful downtown Edmonton for the education, elucidation, emancipation, enlightenment and mental emolument of the hoi-polloi."
CIRK signed on the air in 1949 as
-FM, originally located at 99.5 MHz as an FM simulcast of
. It later began programming separately from
between 5:50 p.m. and midnight on Monday to Friday, 5:50 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. on Saturday and 5:00 p.m. to midnight on Sunday. The station switched to its current frequency and call sign in 1975 and became known on-air in 1979 as K-97, becoming an Edmonton favourite during the 1980s. In the mid-1980s, CIRK was broadcast crystal clear throughout North America as a secondary audio frequency on channel 18 of Canadian satellite Anik D. For many years, mornings were hosted by Bruce Kenyon.
He returned to Alberta and joined Edmonton's
radio station, where, partnered with Bill Jackson, he co-hosted the "Bill-and-Bill" show. Around the time he joined with
, Bill Matheson also joined CITV-TV in Edmonton as its weatherman. Despite advances in technology, Matheson was known for sticking with his felt marker, his weatherboard, and a long pointer which he would bounce on the ground and catch at the end of every forecast. With his flowery language and expressive nature, he earned the "Best Weathercaster in the World" award in 1995.
Many "Radio 93" on-air personalities who went on to bigger markets include singer–songwriter Barry Boyd, who had a Canadian hit record, "Wishin'". In the mid 60s Barry moved to KFXM Radio in San Bernardino, California, which also called itself 'Tiger Radio'. Before returning to Edmonton, Barry was a jock on KCBQ in San Diego. Barry died in Edmonton in 2001. Other famous
DJs included Mike Marshall, who later crossed the street to CHED and then became Frank Brodie at the legendary CKLW in Windsor, Ontario. Jim Hault was a longtime
morning man. Hault later became an on-air institution in Vancouver.
An FM station was started from the back production studio. The FM simulcast the AM except for 6:00 pm to midnight when
FM played more traditional adult pop music which was handled by an operator who played the records along with the pre-taped announcer.
In 1950, Slaight and his wife Ada moved to Edmonton, Alberta. Unable to find a job in radio, Slaight sold shoes at the Eaton's Department store before finally joining radio station CFRN that same year as a news reporter before leaving to join
CJRY received approval by the CRTC in 2003 and first aired in September 2004. Owned by Touch Canada Broadcasting (2006) Inc., CJRY currently has four sister stations: AM 930
in Edmonton, CJSI-FM and AM700 CJLI in Calgary and CKRD-FM in RedDeer.
Between 1920 and 1950, the Department of Extension continued to focus on serving the agricultural, educational, and cultural needs of rural Alberta. One way of reaching great distances effectively was radio. In 1925, a series of lectures began to air on
. Three years later, in 1928, the Faculty of Extension founded CKUA.
In the mid to late 1980s
changed to an "all talk" format and while it was successful for a short while the station eventually failed and went off the air on December 1, 1993. Shortly thereafter, the rights to the station were purchased by Touch Canada Broadcasting and in April 1994 it returned to the air as a Christian station.
One of the more contentious parts of Canadian broadcast history is the Canadian content (Cancon) requirements. Launched in 1970, to maintain a sense of Canadian stations being "Canadian", it required 35% of all broadcast content be of Canadian origin. (In 1994,
was shut down for violating this rule.)
In 1905, "The Journal" began operating from a building on the corner of a lot on 102nd Avenue and 101st Street. Its present location at 101st Street and 100th Avenue was established in 1921, and Alberta's first radio station,
, began broadcasting from the building a year later.
Dave Rutherford is award winning Canadian broadcaster and radio personality. Even though his father, Walt Rutherford, had established himself in news and talk radio on CJOC Lethbridge and then
Edmonton, it would take a few years before Dave decided that radio news was where he wanted to be.
On weekdays, George Payne did afternoons; Barry Boyd 4:00–8:00; Lorne Thompson (who was later an instructor and department head at NAIT) 8:00 to midnight; and Tom Fulton (who came from the Quesnel/Williams Lake station) the A&W all night show. Fulton came to Toronto's CKFH, then spent his final years at CJRT and AM740. Jim Hand was an extremely popular morning man (prior to Jim Hault) and a real character. The city was shocked when he died at such a young age, a few days after having had dental surgery. A couple of other DJ characters of this era were Frantic Frank Todd (weekends), Don Lamb (weekends and promotions director), and Bernie Bisiup (the all night show - prior to Tom). Because of the station's popularity the DJs spent a lot of time doing remote broadcasts at car dealerships and stores. Ratings-wise,
lead the way for a number of years. Lorne Thompson helped a number young guys get started in radio, including Terry David Mulligan who was then an RCMP Officer patrolling the Edmonton–Calgary highway. Doug Thompson, an army brat and still at Queen E high school, started as an operator and later went on to a long career behind the scenes at CHUM AM in Toronto. Hal Weaver was a very popular
DJ in the mid 60s. A few years later, he would also bring that popularity to CHUM AM. Bryan Fustukian, broadcasting as Vik Armen, was also associated with
during this period.
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