101.9 The Rock

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101.9 The Rock is a radio station broadcasting at 101.9 MHz on the FM band. It airs in Mainstream rock format from North Bay, Ontario, Canada. Rogers Media, Inc. owns and operates the channel as well as CKAT and CHUR FM. The channel’s brand name is “101.9 Rock.” It uses the same general format and shares some programming with CJRQ FM in Sudbury and CJQQ FM in Timmins. Its transmission is included entertainment, information, sports shows, talk shows, weather updates, traffic reports, businesses, and current affairs. Its transmission is on-air 24 hours around the world on the internet through live streaming.

History of 101.9 The Rock

The station officially launched in 1992 as CFCH in Iroquois Falls. It was a corporate communications service owned by Abitibi Power and Paper Company for lumber camps. In 1930, Roy Thomson subsequently acquired it and moved to North Bay. It initially launched at 930 on the AM dial in North in 1941, moving to 1230 and 600 in 1942. In the 1940s and 1950s brief period, it was on the FM dial at 106.3 MHz frequency. Now CFXN FM occupies the 106.3 MHz frequency. Thomson’s Northern Broadcasting purchased the city’s television station, CKGN, in 1960, which also adopted the CFCH callsign. Northern also bought the FM station CKAT in 1976 and, in 1980, sold the stations to Telemedia.

101.9 The Rock

Radio was an affiliate of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s Trans-Canada Network and then CBC Radio until 1976 when CBCN-FM launched. In 1996, CFCH moved to the FM station, and CKAT took over CFCH’s AM frequency. It also adopted its current CKFX FM callsign and a new 102 FM The Fox branding. Standard Broadcasting purchased Telemedia stations, then sold them to Rogers Communications. Rogers Communications rebranded as 101.9 The Fox in June 2013 and changed its slogan from “North Bay’s Best Rock” to “World Class Rock.” It was rebranded 101.9 Rock on June 7, 2016.


Brock & Dalby – 5:30am – 9:00am
Classic Lunch with Mitch – 12:00pm-1:00pm
Mitch – 12:00pm-3:00pm
Bryan Floyd – 3:00pm-7:00pm
Ryan Lindsay – 7:00pm-9:00pm
Riley – 12:00pm-6:00pm
Saturday Night Concert Series – Saturdays: 8:00pm
Church of ROCK – Sundays 9:00am-11:00am
Sunday Night Vinyl Series – Sundays: 6:00pm
Today In Rock with Heather Williams

Contact Details

Address: 101.9 ROCK – North Bay, 273 Main Street East, North Bay, Ontario, P1B 1B2
Studio: 705-472-7625
Text: 762-555
Email: 1019rock@1019rock.ca
Official Website: https://www.1019rock.ca/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/1019rock
Twitter: https://twitter.com/1019rock
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/1019rock

Listen More: CKAT 600