Thursday, 7 May 2009

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1. Voice of the Pontiac - CHIP-FM, radio radio as it once was and so ra
From: George Lessard


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1. Voice of the Pontiac - CHIP-FM, radio radio as it once was and so ra
Posted by: "George Lessard" media@web.net themediamentor
Date: Wed May 6, 2009 12:30 pm ((PDT))

Voice of the Pontiac
Ottawa Citizen - Ontario, Canada
Not bad for a bilingual community radio station with a signal that barely
reaches the nearest urban centre on clear nights. The station, which
recently ...
<http://www.ottawacitizen.com/Voice+Pontiac/1487353/story.html>

[...]

It's an oasis on the FM dial, located at 101.7, that to its listeners is
the source for community news, discussions and a playlist dictated
directly by listeners -- in real time.

[...]

The radio station, located in a modest three-year-old building on the
outskirts of Fort-Coulonge and billed as the "Voice of the Pontiac," next
month celebrates an impressive 28 years of broadcasting. Bertrand, though
he has twice answered the lure of better-paying work "in the city" (i.e.,
Ottawa), first sat behind the microphone in the station's original
location -- the second-floor of a former schoolhouse -- 20 years ago.


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