Wednesday, May 6, 2015

CJGC London, Ontario - 1926

CJGC commenced broadcasting on the 30th September 1922.

Owned by Blackburn Radio Inc., the CJGC Studios were located in the London Free Press building on 430 Richmond Street, London, Ontario. The transmitter was situated in the publisher's office and the station initially operated on 430 metres with a power of 200 watts.

In 1925 CJGC moved frequency to 910 khz with an increase in power to 500 watts. The station increased power to 1000 watts in 1926 and reduced power to 500 watts in 1927.

The pocket sized QSL card/certificate (number 698) above was received in response to a reception report from Syracuse, New York on the 9th January 1926. The card/certificate entitled the dxer to membership of the "Canadian Joy Givers Club" for one year.

On the 6th November 1933, CJGC merged with CKOK in Windsor to become CKLW.

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