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LiVE 88.5 FM - CILV-FM Ontario Live 88.5 FM legally known as CILV-FM is an Ottawa based Modern Rock radio owned by Newcap Radio. CRTC licensed the station on June 23, 2005; allotted frequency was 88.5 MHz with and 5,200 transmitter power. The applicant, Newcap was allowed to decrease the ERP to 2,300 w in Oct 2005. After carrying test broadcasts from Nov 30, 2005, Live 88.5 officially went on air on Dec 26, 2005 from its studios and offices located at 1500 Merivale Road – shared by sister CIHT-FM. The facilities were relocated to 6 Antares Drive, Phase 1 – Unit 100, Ottawa in Nov 2007.

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CRTC renewed the license of CILV on Dec 20, 2012 until Aug 31, 2017. Transmitter site was relocated on Dec 16, 2015 and ERP was increased from 12,000 to 90,000 w making the station as class C1. The radio seems very involved with the community by sponsoring contest like Big Money Shot and claims to be the Canada’s first Carbon neutral station. Audiences can listen to the Live 88.5 FM online with the programs info, Announcers and Ground Crew, music, contests (The LiVE 88.5 Poker Event, The LiVE Insider), events, kids fund, Green, recently played and more. Follow the station on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Here is the website: www.live885.com

CILV-FM Announcers and Programs

Katfish Morgan Jen Traplin The Morning Start Up with Andrew, Dave and Amal Wahab
Chelsea Miller Noel Beausoleil DJ Noah


Address: Antares Drive

Phase 1, Unit 100

Ottawa, Ontario

K2E 8A9

Tel: 613 727 8850

613 688 8888

Email: sbroderick@newcap.ca