Tuesday, November 6, 2012
CRTC extends broadcast license for Sackville’s North Quebec Service until Dec 1
According to this article (see clipping below) the CRTC “mistakenly” listed the end date of RCI Sackville’s (call sign CKCX-SW) shortwave service to North Quebec as November 1, 2012. The CRTC has now amended the decision with an end date of December 1st, 2012.
Thanks to Kim Elliott for bringing this to my attention.
(Source: All Access Music Group)
The official revocation of the license of the CBC’s shortwave CKCX-SW/SACKVILLE, NB has been amended to DECEMBER 1st. In an initial ruling on the requested revocation, the CRTC mistakenly listed the end date as NOVEMBER 1st. The station is being shut down because of the grant of low-power repeaters for CBC RADIO ONE station CFFB/IQUALUIT, NUNAVUT at PURVIRNITUQ, KUUJJUARAPIK, INUKJUAK, SALLUIT, and KUUJJUAQ, NUNAVIT, all on 103.5 FM with 50 watts each.
Have you singed our petition to save Sackville from being dismantled? Now would be the perfect time:
(via The SWLing Pot blog)