CHUT-FM

CHUT-FM, Aboriginal, Lac-Simon

Radio communautaire MF Lac Simon inc.

StationFreq.PowerOwner/Info
CHUT-FM
95.3
50
Radio communautaire MF Lac Simon inc.
Undated

CHUT-FM signed on the air.

1984

On January 11, the CRTC administratively renewed CHUT-FM's licence until September 30, 1985.

1986

CHUT's licence was administratively renewed on July 18, to March 31, 1987.

1987

On March 10, the CRTC renewed the licence of CHUT-FM to August 31, 1987. On August 19, the licence was further renewed for a 7-month period, to March 31, 1988. These were administrative renewals.

1988

On March 18, the CRTC administratively renewed the licence for CHUT-FM Lac Simon (Louvicourt) to 31 August 1991. This term would enable the Commission to consider the renewal of this licence at the same time as that of other FM stations in the area.

1990

On December 19, the CRTC administratively renewed the licence of CHUT-FM to August 31, 1992.

1992

On August 27, the CRTC administratively renewed CHUT-FM's licence to November 30, 1992. On November 27, the licence was further renewed to August 31, 1999 (full-term).

1999

On March 18, the CRTC renewed the licence of CHUT-FM to August 31, 2000. The Commission granted this administrative renewal in order to review the native broadcasting policy.

2000

On May 12, the CRTC approved the application to amend the broadcasting licence for CHUT-FM Lac Simon by increasing the effective radiated power from 8 watts to 102 watts.

2001

On February 2, the CRTC approved the application to amend the licence for CHUT-FM Lac Simon by decreasing the effective radiated power from 102 watts to 97.9 watts. The licensee stated that this decrease in power was required because of a change in the height of the antenna in order to improve service to the community of the Lac Simon Reserve.

On February 20, the CRTC approved the application by Radio communautaire MF Lac Simon inc. to amend the broadcasting licence for the native radio programming undertaking CHUT-FM Lac Simon (Louvicourt), the originating station, by authorizing the licensee to add a transmitter at Val-d'Or. The new FM transmitter would operate on frequency 92.5 MHz, canal 223LP, with an effective radiated power of 50 watts.

On June 15, the CRTC renewed the licence for Type B native radio undertaking CHUT-FM Lac-Simon and its transmitter at Val-d'Or, to 31 August 2008.

2004

On March 19, the CRTC approved the application by Radio communautaire MF Lac Simon inc. to operate a French-, Anishnabe- and Algonquin-language Native Type B FM radio station in Rouyn-Noranda. The applicant proposed to operate the station at 98.3 MHz (channel 252A) with an effective radiated power of 490 watts. The Commission noted that the applicant was a not-for-profit organization whose structure provided for membership, management, operation and programming by members of the community at large. The applicant indicated that, in each broadcast week, the new station would broadcast 126 hours of programming. It proposed to devote at least 50% of each broadcast week to programming in Aboriginal languages. The proposed station would broadcast a maximum of 51 hours, in any broadcast week, of programming that was not produced by the station. The originating station would be Native radio station CHUT-FM Lac Simon. The new station would offer a format consisting of country music and musical selections from Aboriginal artists. The applicant planned to expose and promote, and to preserve the use of, the native language of the Anishnabe First Nation. Educational programming (in French, Anishnabe and Algonquin) would also be developed for Anishnabe/Algonquin residents of the Regional County Municipality of Rouyn-Noranda. The licence wouldl expire 31 August 2010.

 

2008

On August 29, the CRTC renewed the licence of CHUT-FM Lac Simon and its transmitter CHUT-FM-1 Val D'Or, to August 31, 2012. 

2012

On August 17, the CRTC administratively renewed the licence of CHUT-FM to August 31, 2013.

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