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Peach City radio finds a home in Penticton

Jill Bateman of the Cannery Trade Centre welcomes Peach City Radio’s Vice President Tim Tweed.
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December 02, 2015 - 11:33 AM

PENTICTON - Penticton’s Peach City Radio has found a location for its radio station studio.

This week the community radio society announced it will be moving into the Cannery Trade Centre in 2016.

The society has been extensively looking at possible locations since it obtained its broadcast license earlier this year. A recent vacancy in the centre has created an opportunity the society was anxious to take advantage of.

“We feel truly welcome at the cannery and can’t wait to get set up and on the air,” Penticton Peach City Community Radio Society President Dave Del Rizzo says in a release.

The society is continuing to raise funds through its Raise the Radio campaign as it works towards a goal of $30,000, money needed to purchase studio equipment and redecorate the studio.

Peach City programmers are asking residents to listen to the current online broadcast and donate what they can, acknowledging the increased requests for donations to various causes this time of year.

The society is pleased with the generosity shown by its listeners to date, as the Raise the Radio campaign has been focusing on donations of $25 to $500. Anyone who donates $500 or more will be known as a Founder of Peach City Radio.

Back in May the society received its license to broadcast. Peach City Radio will eventually broadcast at the 92.9 FM frequency under the call letter CFUZ. The station is the first community radio operation in the Okanagan Valley and the first new radio station in Penticton since the 1980s.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Steve Arstad at or call 250-488-3065. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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