DJ/program director CKLG Vancouver 1960-75; CJJC Langley 1976-79; CJOR/CJJR-FM Vancouver late 1980s-early 1990s; PD at QR77 Calgary 1993-1994
Little information on Frank is available. As a host and disc jockey - he is a reflection of the ‘before’ rock period of LG but he has made his mark in history for helping start the ‘Boss Jock’ period in Vancouver and for launching LG-FM in 1965 which began experimenting with ‘young peoples music’ at night and in 1968 was a full time rock FM station.
In July/65, Roy
Hennessy was in
“Frank Calahan (sp) CKLG program manager of AM and FM stations estimates that the FM station broadcasts about 25% classical music and 75% good music or middle of the road music. But even good music stations are changing. In the future we could possibly run pop albums like the Beatles latest LP that is designed to be played in stereo.”
Mike Cherry writes - "Province
1969 radio article" - Date unknown, but this is a clipping
I kept from the Province on the current state of radio & it has a brief
statement from Frank regarding LG AM & FM.
Mike Cherry writes - "Frank
Callaghan interview" - There are 6 pages to this interview which
was in the June 1969 (Issue #3) of "Poppin" magazine.
Q. When did the FM station start? A.