Alberta, Northern Alberta
CBX-FM (Radio Two), Edmonton, Canadian Broadcasting Corp.
CBC Stereo service arrived in Edmonton with the launch of CBX-FM on June 27. CBX-FM broadcast on a frequency of 93.3 MHz.
On July 15, CBX-FM was authorized to change frequency from 93.3 MHz to 90.9 MHz.
The FM Stereo network went to 24 hour a day operation on February 6.
CBC Stereo became known as CBC Radio Two on September 1.
According to the licence, CBX-FM broadcast approximately 1 hour and 25 minutes of local programming each week, jointly produced in Edmonton and Calgary. CBX-FM had no rebroadcast transmitters at this time.
In November, CBC Edmonton was scheduled to move to a new, modern digital broadcast facility downtown, bringing all operations (French and English, Radio and TV) under one roof. The old TV facility on 75th Street had 70,000 square feet while the Radio building on 51st Ave. had 48,000 square feet. The new combined
facility was 38,700 square feet and was located at the Edmonton City Centre on Winston Churchill Square.
On April 8, CBX-FM received approval to decrease antenna height from 228.8 metres to 193 metres.
On May 12 the CRTC renewed CBX-FM's licence.
On August 25, the CRTC administratively renewed the licence for CBX-FM to March 1, 2013.
On February 22, the CRTC administratively renewed the licences for CBX-FM to August 31, 2013.
Written by Bill Dulmage - Updated February, 2013