Q93 (CHLQ-FM) Charlottetown, PE launched in March 1982 is a Mainstream Rock station owned by Maritime Broadcasting System. The Island’s Rock is the catch-phrase used by the Q93. CFCY Ltd., a division of Eastern Broadcasting Co. Ltd. and the very first owner was granted approval to launch a station using frequency 93.1 MHz and wattage 25,000 watts. The transmissions would include a country music format with news and information content. Q93 was the seventh launch of the Eastern Broadcasting in March 1982 and was branded as Q-93. In August of the same year Gerald L. Kennedy acquired the Q93 from CFCY Ltd. just to add a new subsidiary to Eastern Broadcasting. In December 1986 Eastern Broadcasting Co. Ltd. was sold out to Maritime Broadcasting Co. Ltd.
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Sports Rap, CHLQ program was allowed to issue nationwide including Six Ontario and five British Columbia stations in 1987 after the approval of CRTC. A merger amalgamated Easter Broadcasting Co. Ltd. and Maritime into a one unit: Maritime Broadcasting System Ltd. in 1988. CHLQ which was now (1989) a division of Maritime was given permissions to increase the ERP form 25,000 to 75,000 watts (went into effect in 1991) and change the transmitter installation. LMA (Local Marketing Agreement) deal was brokered between CHLQ, CHTN, and CFCY by CRTC in August to increase productivity by sharing resources via mutual cooperation. LMA between NewCap broadcasting and Maritime ended up on May 31, 2005. The format was switched from Oldies and Classic Hits to more of a Mainstream Rock/Classic Rock in 2012. CRTC renewed the license of CHLQ in December 2012 until August 31, 2019. Audiences can enjoy Classic tracks and prime cuts online with Playlists, contests (Yes or BS), events, community things (Lost and Found, Yard Sales), and more from anywhere across Canada and World. Fans may connect with the Q93 using Facebook and Twitter. Here is the website: Q93 93.1 FM (CHLQ-FM) Charlottetown, PE
|Q Mornings with Joee||House of Hair||90 Minute Rock Ride|
|Rant Line||Live, Long & Loud||Q Afternoons|
|Joee Adams||Colin MacAulay|
|Dee Snider||Nathan Knight|
5 Prince Street
Tel: 902 892 1066
Contest Line: 902 566 9191