Manitoba

CJRB-AM, Boissevain

, Golden West Broadcasting Ltd.

1973
On March 27, Southern Manitoba Broadcasting Co. Ltd. was granted a licence for a new AM station at Boissevain, operating on 1220 kHz with a power of 10,000 watts day and night – directional. Southern Manitoba owned stations in Altona and Steinbach. In licensing this new station, the CRTC encouraged the company to offer some local programming so that not all material was originating from Altona.  Southern Manitoba stated that local facilities would be provided.

CJRB 1220 signed on the air later in the year as a semi-satellite of CFAM Altona. It served the southwest portion of the province, reaching the western farming communities of
Brandon, Virden, Killarney, and Portage.

Undated
Southern Manitoba Broadcasting
Co. Ltd. eventually became known as Golden West Broadcasting Ltd. It was owned by Elmer Hildebrand.

1984
On February 15, the CRTC renewed the licenses for CJRB Boissevain, CFAM Altona and CHSM Steinbach, to September 30, 1989.

2004
On June 28 the CRTC renewed CJRB's licence to August 31, 2011.

2011
On August 31, the CRTC administratively renewed the licence for CJRB until March 31, 2012.

2012
On March 20, the CRTC administratively renewed the licence for CJRB to August 31, 2012. On August 28, the licence was administratively renewed to December 31, 2012. On December 21, the licence was renewed to August 31, 2019.

                                                                       Updated January, 2013

Written by Bill Dulmage - May, 2007