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Airdrie’s CFIT aka “The Range” to get a Boost of Power this Year

CFIT The Range AirdrieDespite the opposition of two radio stations in the nearby municipality of Olds, the Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) gave CFIT-FM (The Range) the green light to increase their broadcasting power from 3,000 watts to 60,000 watts in September.  This upsurge in wattage will allow the Airdrie radio station to strengthen its broadcasting transmission, which in turn will send out a clearer signal to residents in Calgary and surrounding communities like Crossfield and Carstairs.

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Golden West Radio Acquires The Range 106.1 FM in Airdrie

Golden West Radio acquired CFIT, The Range 106.1 FM an adult contemporary radio station from Tiessen Media in January 2011 bringing its total number of stations in Western Canada to 37.

Marilyn Jones, Edmonton, Alberta ABOUT ME
I am Marilyn Jones, a news junkie with a penchant for publishing, politics, communications, gardening, hiking, reading, the arts and training nonprofit organizations in media relations and social media communications in Alberta (BA in English with Honours, U of A; Master of Publishing, SFU)