Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Canada's Famous Rugby Champions) is the campus radio station of Queens University in Kingston, Ontario. The station's history goes back almost as far as radio itself when an engineering professor gave a demonstration of wireless telegraphy in 1902. Their website claims that they are the longest-running campus based broadcaster in the world. As the above button indicates, CFRC (then known as 9BT) made its first experimental broadcast in late summer or early fall of 1922. For much of its past, CFRC broadcast at 1490 AM, later moving to 91.9 FM and currently broadcasts at 101.9 FM. A comprehensive history of CFRC can be found at this Queen's University archives page.