Infobox Radio Station
name = CKBT-FM
frequency = 91.5
contemporary hit radio
branding = 91.5 The Beat
slogan = "Hit Music Radio"
website = [http://www.915thebeat.com 91.5 The Beat]
callsign_meaning = C
CKBT-FM is a Canadian
radio station, broadcasting at 91.5 FM in Kitchener, Ontariofrom the Global TV tower at 475 Ayr Road, near Paris, Ontario. The station broadcasts a Top 40format as 91.5 The Beat - Hit Music Radio. The station had been airing a rhythmic top 40format (e.g. rap / hip hop, reggae, R&B) until August 6, 2005, the day they segued to their current format, contemporary hit radio.
The station was launched by
CanWest Globalin January 2004. [ [http://www.crtc.gc.ca/archive/ENG/Decisions/2003/db2003-152.htm Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2003-152] ] Studios are at 235 King Street East, Suite 120, Kitchener. Its morning DJs had been AJ and Adele, while afternoons were handled by Kwame and Big Mike. Mocha hosted the evening show. AJ was replaced by Edge, and Mocha replaced Kwame in the afternoons. Rob Daniels was then hired for the night show. Later, sometimes, Edge was replaced by Touch and Rob Daniels was replaced by Mr. D.In September 2006, Corus Entertainment, already owner of CJDV-FMin nearby Cambridge, announced it would buy CKBT and Winnipeg's CJZZ-FMfrom CanWest, subject to Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission(CRTC) approval. The transaction was approved by the CRTC on July 6, 2007[ [http://www.crtc.gc.ca/archive/ENG/Decisions/2007/db2007-215.htm Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2007-215] ] , and as of July 29, 2007, CKBT was officially made part of Corus Entertainment's radio properties.
* [http://www.915thebeat.com 91.5 The Beat]
* [http://www.broadcasting-history.ca/listings_and_histories/radio/histories.php?id=915&historyID=755 CKBT history at Canadian Communications Foundation]
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