CKHY-FM

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CKHY-FM
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City Halifax, Nova Scotia
Broadcast area Halifax Regional Municipality
Branding Jewel 105
Rock 105.1 (2018-2019)
Live 105 (2010-2018)
Slogan Lite Favourites
Frequency 105.1 FM (MHz)
First air date October 1, 2010 (8 years ago)
Format Soft adult contemporary
Language(s) English
Power 100,000 watts
Owner Evanov Radio Group
(HFX Broadcasting Inc.)
Sister stations CKHZ-FM
Webcast Listen live
Website Official Website

CKHY-FM is a Canadian radio station broadcasting at 105.1 FM in Halifax, Nova Scotia owned and operated by Evanov Radio Group. The station uses its on-air branding as "Jewel 105" with a Soft adult contemporary format. CKHY's studios are located on Cogswell Street in Halifax, while its transmitter is located on Washmill Lake Drive in Clayton Park.

History[edit]

  • October 7, 2009 - CKHY-FM received CRTC approval.[1] and officially launched.
  • October 1, 2010 - CKHY-FM launched with a modern rock format branded as Live 105.
  • August 10, 2018 - At 1:05PM, CKHY-FM re-brands as Rock 105.1 from Live 105, which was the stations on-air brand since launch, and a format change occurred at that time adopting a Mainstream Rock.
  • January 15, 2019 at 7:00PM AST, CKHY-FM re-branded as Jewel 105. At this time, CKHY-FM switched formats from Modern Rock to Soft adult contemporary.

Hosts[edit]

  • Scotty Mars (Rock Mornings Monday to Friday 6AM-10AM)
  • Ferne (Rock Mornings Monday to Friday 6AM-10AM)
  • Evenings with Mike McFarland (Monday to Friday 6PM-10PM)

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References[edit]

  1. Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2009-631, Licensing of new radio station in Halifax, CRTC, October 7, 2009