CBC Music – CBOQ FM 103.3 is a broadcasting FM station based in Canada. CBC FM, Stereo and Radio Two are the different names of the station. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation owns and manages the network. It only concentrates on Music format. It airs classics and Jazz 24 hours throughout the week. Since 2007 and 2008, it also started airing Adult music. Possessing 2.1 million listeners every week, it is the second biggest broadcasting station in Canada. Officially it started its transmission in 1946. Independently launched in 1960, it is only available nationally through regional stations.
Slogans and Formal Names:
It has three different famous slogans that represent it. The slogan, ‘Canada’s National Music Network’ reflects that it is a national channel. Everywhere Music Takes You represents its format. The slogan, ‘Canada Lives Here’ shows its popularity. From 1960 to 1962, the call letters of the channel were CBC FM. After one year, 1964 to 1975, it again used the same name. From 1975 to 1997, it shifted its callsign to CBC Stereo. From 1997 to 2018, now it airs with the name of Radio 2.
History of CBC Music – CBOQ FM 103.3:
In 1946, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation launched FM dial of the network. The FM network got the name CBC Stereo on November 3, 1975. And AM network became CBC Radio. There were limitations on broadcasting through AM station. So, during the 1980s, most of the AM channels shifted to FM. The Corporation rebranded the station as Radio One and Two in 1997. Finally, on February 6, 2018, the Corporation decided that Radio two must be renamed as CBC Music.
From 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Raina Douris broadcasts Mornings with Raina Douris. From 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Tempo with Julie Nesrallah goes on throughout the weekdays. Shift with Tom Allen airs from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Drive with Rich Terfry plays from 3:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
From 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Canada Live with Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe runs on Mondays. Q the Music airs on Tuesdays and Reclaimed on Wednesdays. Top 20 broadcasts on Thursdays and Marvin’s Room with Amanda Parris on Fridays.
Major Shows and Hosts of Saturday and Sunday:
This Is My Music, Centre Stage, and Backstage are the major Weekends shows. Night-stream is a night show that runs in both nights of Weekend. Saturday Afternoon at the Opera, Saturday Night Blues, and Saturday Night Jazz are famous Saturday shows. In Concert and Inside the Music are Sunday’s programs.
Katherine Duncan, Ben Heppner, Holger Petersen, Laila Biali, and Paolo Pietropaolo are the celebrated Weekend hosts. Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe is also the favorite weekend host of most of the listeners.
Phone Numbers: 613-288-6467, 613-288-6510, 613-288-6483, 613-288-6707
Mailing Address PO. Box 3220, Station “C,” Ottawa, Ontario, K1Y 1E4
Courier Address: 181 Queen St. Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1K9
Official Website: https://cbc.radio-canada.ca/en