Jack Webster, Lyndon Grove, and engineer Peter McIntosh
before rock music – circa 1960 and on the
CKLG is a Canadian radio station,
broadcasting at FM 96.9 in Vancouver,
In 2002, it was the first
conventional radio station in
CKLG started as an AM station at 1070 on the AM band in 1955, with a 1000 Watt transmitter. In 1958 it moved to 730 on the AM band and later during the late 60'swent by the name "LG73."
The spirit of LG73 lives on as an
Internet radio station based in
After several months of stunting with modern rock, and over a month of down time for a transmitter site upgrade, the station changed call letters again to become CHMJ, branded as Mojo 730, Talk Radio for Guys. When that format failed to grab a big enough audience, the station changed again to become Mojo 730, Sports Radio.
In 2002 when the old 97 Kiss FM (CKKS) became Jack FM, they decided to change call letters as the CKKS call letters were too closely associated with the "soft favourites" Kiss-FM format.
As the history of CK'LG' fit quite well with the Jack-FM image, these were used.
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