CBC Radio One 990 Corner Brook, NL also known as CBY-AM is a public news and talk station owned by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. CBC Radio One was initially launched as VOWN as a pre-confederation West Coast radio by the Broadcasting Corporation of Newfoundland, which merged later into CBC, in 1943. By 1947 BCN became a family of three stations VONF St. John’s, VORG Gander and VOWN Corner Brook. The call-signs of all the siblings were changed when Newfoundland joined the Canada as its tenth state in 1949; VOWN Corner Brook was changed to CBY. CBY 990 AM would broadcast at 790 kHz and use a wattage of 1,000 watts in 1957. CBY was granted approval to switch the frequency from 790 kHz to 990 kHz. CBNA St. Anthony on August 2, 1969 was launched as a high-power (10,000 watts) broadcasting transmitter which covered a greater part of Great Northern Peninsula at 600 kHz.
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A much needed addition was made when an FM transmitter for CBY (CBNF-FM) was launched at Bonne Bay with an ERP of 1,000 watts and on frequency 89.1 MHz in March 1987. FM transmitters for the Port-aux-Basques, St. Andrew’s, Deer Lake, Mount St. Margaret and couple others were launched replacing the respective low-power transmitters in the upcoming years. The CRTC endorsed the increase in wattage form 1,000 to 1,020 watts, decrement in EHAAT and maximum ERP in 2009. The licenses of CBY and all its rebroadcast transmitters were renewed on May 28, 2013 to August 31, 2018 by CRTC. Audiences may listen to the CBC Radio One 990 AM online with news, sports, weather updates, cultural and entertainment programming, music, audios, videos, and talk programs of varied nature. The CBC Radio One Corner Brook for West Coast of Newfoundland and southern Labrador has a strong presence on Facebook and Twitter. Here is the website: CBC Radio One 990 AM Corner Brook, NL
Programs 990 AM
|Central Morning Show||Corner Brook Morning Show||Labrador Morning||On the Go|
|Weekend AM||The St. John’s Morning Show||Cross Talk||Deep Roots|
Address: St. John’s
P.O. Box 12010, Station “A”
St. John’s, NL
Tel: (709) 576-5000
Fax: (709) 576-5234