Timothy M. Burge
once familiar to Lower Mainland radio fans, Tim Burge, is doing very well in
June 1971, there were celebrations in the hallways of CHQM as the Spring BBM
(Board of Broadcast Measurement) ratings were released. In those years, FM listenership was small enough and enough simulcasting was allowed that the BBM showed combined
ratings for AM and FM stations with the same call letters. Together, CHQM AM
& FM ranked Number Two in
Because the usual #2, Top 40 CKLG-AM (730), had seen their listenership erode with the
switch of CKVN (1410) to Top 40 from All News on
Tim Burge - CKDA Victoria mid 1960s; aka Timothy M Burge CJOR Vancouver late 1960s; CKLG AM/FM Vancouver circa 1968; CKVN Vancouver; program director CFMI-FM Vancouver 1980s; middays CKOV Kelowna late 1980s; now goes under the handle Pamela Burge
PAM BURGE, who works for the wine festival, used to be hard- rock radio deejay Tim Burge before she underwent trans-gender surgery and relinquished the old mike stand.
Joking with former fellow CKLG "boss jock" John Tanner, who was best man at then-male Burge's wedding, the latter reverted to studio ways by dropping her voice an octave and saying: "Now I've married John!"
Tanner, the Roundhouse Productions staffer who also deejays works by local musicians on the varsity FM station, CITR, silently rolled his eyes.