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Amherst Island Radio approved for signal boost, needs funds for new tower

A local radio station should be tuned in to more listeners this fall. Amherst Island Radio announced this week it has been approved for a signal boost increase that will help their signal reach more radios.  Amherst Island Radio has been approved by the CRTC for a massive signal boost

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98.9 The Drive becomes 98.9 Pure Country

  Country music fans in Kingston have a new radio station to add to their presets in the car, as 98.9 The Drive has officially become 98.9 Pure Country. On Monday, May 27, 2019, we reported that local radio station 98.9 The Drive had made the switch to easy listening,

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98.9 The Drive shifts to easy listening

Image by Joe007 from Pixabay Kingston’s airwaves have lost a rock station and gained an easy listening station. On Monday, May 27, 2019, just after 1 p.m., 98.9 The Drive flipped from playing alternative bands like Nirvana and Arcade Fire, to decidedly more mellow artists like Josh Groban and Frank

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Hall Monitor: Cycle Break

Last night, city council, staff and the public gathered in City Hall for Kingston City Council meeting number 21-2013. The city has published the agenda and addeds online. While we opened with a bit of debate over how to procedurally add a few delegations to the agenda, most of the

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CFRC 101.9 FM Funding Drive

Tonight marks the kick off to CFRC’s 8th Annual Funding Drive. Each year, Canada’s oldest campus-based radio station holds 10 days of on-air fundraising and live events to help keep them on the airwaves. As a not-for-profit and volunteer-programmed local media outlet, CFRC focuses its programming on alternative, diverse and

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