Sunday, January 27, 2013


Somebody wrote "CKFX" on the back of this sticker but I think the actual call letters were CFXX licensed to Windsor, Ontario.  "The Fox" was a Top-40 station circa 1984 that only broadcast for two hours in morning drive and from 5-7 PM on weekday evenings.  I'm not sure what was played the remaining 20 hours of the day.  The Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) would not approve more than four hours a day of Top-40 music and the format died before it was fully implemented.  This Billboard magazine article says that the "CRTC's rigid guidelines, including the banning of top-40 on FM" led to the selling of the station.
93.9 FM is currently Adult Album Alternative CIDR "The River."

1 comment:

  1. What was playing the other 20 hours a day was Middle Of The Road/Pop Standards. I was driving from St. Louis to Toronto in 1984 and heard the station as I reached Detroit. The station was CHR that afternoon. Going through the tunnel to Windsor and customs, I tuned back into the station and heard a voice for the "C-F-X-X weather forecast" going into an MOR song from the 1940's or 1950's.