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Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2002-302

Ottawa, 10 October 2002

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Saskatoon, Big River, Greenwater Lake, North Battleford, Prince Albert, Spiritwood and Tisdale, Saskatchewan

Application 2002-0538-7
Public Notice CRTC 2002-50
28 August 2002

CBKST Saskatoon - New transmitters


The Commission approves the application by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) to amend the broadcasting licence for the television station CBKST Saskatoon in order to operate transmitters in Big River, Greenwater Lake, North Battleford, Prince Albert, Spiritwood and Tisdale.


No interventions were filed in connection with this application.


The transmitters are currently owned and operated by CTV Television Inc. (CTV) as CBC affiliated stations. Following negotiations with CTV, the CBC has agreed to purchase the transmitters in order to provide the full CBC English-language television network service to the communities noted above. Residents of these communities will continue to receive CTV's original local programs on CTV owned-and-operated affiliated stations.


The CBC indicated that the transmitters will operate at the same technical parameters, as presently authorized, which are as follows:

Call sign



CKBI-TV-5 Big River


27 watts effective radiated power (ERP)

CKBI-TV-3 Greenwater Lake


9,500 watts ERP

CKBI-TV-2 North Battleford


43,700 watts ERP

CKBI-TV Prince Albert


100,000 watts ERP

CKBI-TV-6 Spiritwood


9,900 watts ERP

CKBI-TV-7 Tisdale


8.4 watts transmitter power


CTV has agreed to surrender its licence for the television station and rebroadcasters specified above.

Secretary General

This decision is to be appended to the licence. It is available in alternative format upon request, and may also be examined at the following Internet site:

Date Modified: 2002-10-10

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