New radio station in works for Penticton

Members of the Peach City Radio Society broadcast live on the internet at a community event in August.
Image Credit: Facebook/Peach City Radio Society

PENTICTON – A group of radio enthusiasts is trying to convince the federal government to give their group a licence to get onto the airwaves.

The Peach City Radio Society has applied to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission for permission to run a low power, English language FM radio station, according to the group’s website.

Anyone interested in supporting the organization’s bid to go from an online broadcaster to a live-on-the-air broadcaster, can send the commissioners a letter of support.

The commission’s consultation period runs until Nov. 20, 2014.

The details about how to go about submitting a letter to the CRTC is on the Peach City Radio Society website.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Howard Alexander at halexander@infonews.ca or call 250-491-0331. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.


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