CBK-FM (Radio Two), Regina, Canadian Broadcasting Corp.
CBKW-FM Pelican Narrows opened on February 9
The CBC Stereo network went to 24 hour a day operation February 6.
On August 24, approval came for the relocation of the transmitter site for CBK-FM and CBKF-FM to Belle Plaine, as well as an increase in effective radiated power from 13,700 watts to 100,000 watts for CBKF. This proposal was part of the CBC's transmitter consolidation plan which involved the relocation of these stations from their existing sites to a single transmitter site located in Belle Plaine, approximately 40 kilometers west of Regina and 32 kilometers northeast of Moose Jaw.
On September 1, the CRTC approved the relocation of the transmitter site for CBK-FM and CBKF-FM from Belle Plaine to Regina and a decrease in effective radiated power for CBKF from 100,000 watts to 13,700 watts.
When CBK-FM had its licence renewed November 16, it was authorized to add CBKS-FM Saskatoon to its licence. CBKS did not produce any local programming of its own. CBKS-FM had been on the air since July 1, 1978.
The CBC FM Stereo (CBC Stereo) network was renamed "CBC Radio Two" on September 1.
On August 10, the CBC received approval to operate a transmitter for CBK-FM at Prince Albert on 89.1 MHz with effective radiated power of 24,980 watts.
As of 2001, CBK-FM Regina operated the following rebroadcast transmitters: CBK-FM-1 Prince Albert and CBKS-FM Saskatoon. CBK-FM broadcasts approximately 2 hours and 25 minutes of local programming each week from Regina.
On February 20, approval was granted for a power decrease for the Prince Albert transmitter, from 24,980 watts to 20,000 watts.
CBK-FM-1 Prince Albert signed on the air on January 29.
On February 24, the CRTC approved the application by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation to amend the licence for CBK-FM Regina, in order to operate a transmitter in Warmley, Saskatchewan to broadcast the programming of Radio Two. The new transmitter would operate at 101.5 MHz (channel 268C) with an effective radiated power of 100,000 watts. Antenna height would be 301.3 metres using the existing CBKT-TV-7 tower. The transmitter would also serve Weyburn and Estevan.
On March 24, CBK-FM was given approval to operate a transmitter at Yorkton, operating on 91.7 MHz with an effective radiated power of 57,000 watts. Antenna height would be 117.8 metres using the existing CBKT-TV-6 tower.
On April 11, the CBC was authorized to operate a transmitter at Swift Current to rebroadcast the programming of CBK-FM. The transmitter would operate on 95.7 MHz with an effective radiated power of 4,710 watts. This transmitter had been operated as CHSK-FM - a radiocommunication distribution undertaking - by C.O.R.B. Swift Current & District Inc. At C.O.R.B.’s request, its licence was revoked this date and a new licence was issued to the CBC. For the record, the transmitter operated from the 160.5 metre level of the CBKT-TV-4 tower. The Swift Current station had been on the air since August 28, 2001.