What happened KICX 106?

What happened KICX 106?

Pure Country is taking over the nation, with 13 country radio stations launching the rebrand on Tuesday with the new name, including KICX 106 which covers the Orillia, Barrie and Midland areas. It is now called Central Ontario’s Pure Country 106, owned by Bell Media.

When did FM become more popular than AM?

Radios started to have an FM band included with the AM band in the late 1950s and 1960s. By the 1970s, FM audience size surpassed that of AM, and the gap has been growing ever since.

What is the local country station?

Country Radio Stations:

Call Freq. Format
CFCO-1 92.9 Country
CFCW 98.1 Country
CFCY 95.1 Country
CFDC 104.9 Country

What station is Kix FM?

On-Air | KIX106FM.

When did CICX move to the FM frequency?

Prior to CFOR’s move from the AM band at 1570 kHz to the FM band at 105.9 MHz (as CICX) in 1993, the 105.9 FM frequency was occupied by a CBC Radio transmitter, known as CBCO, which moved to its current 91.5 FM frequency. In 1996, the station switched to an adult contemporary format using the EZ Rock brand.

What kind of radio station is CICX 105.9?

CICX-FM (105.9 FM) is a radio station in Orillia, Ontario. Owned by Bell Media, it broadcasts a country format branded as Pure Country 106 . The station was originally launched in 1943, broadcasting at 1450 AM in Nobel, with the call sign CFPS.

Where was the first CFOR radio station located?

CFOR was officially launched by Orillia’s mayor (his jewellery store was one of the station’s first sponsors) on September 3. Studios were located atop the Loblaws store on Mississauga Street. It was impossible to get steel at this time for a new tower.

Where can I hear Pure Country on CICS?

On May 28, 2019, as part of a country-wide format reorganization by Bell, CICS rebranded as Pure Country 91.7. CICS-FM may receive some interference from a 100 kW FM signal, WCML-FM in Alpena, Michigan.

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