CBU FM Gallery
1947: Nov. 21: After a brief test period, Vancouver's first FM station CBR FM 105.7 went on the air. It was a simulcast of CBR, then CBU until 1965. It was known as VE9FG.
1975: Nov. 3: CBC
RADIO launches it’s STEREO NETWORK
coast-to-coast with a
special evening broadcast at 6:30 pm.
CBU FM 105.7 has operated
in Vancouver since 1947. From 1965 it has received programming on a 2
week delay basis from the CBC FM broadcast dates in Montreal, Ottawa
March 19: CBC Radio 2
FM 105.7 Vancouver makes its biggest format
change in over 30 years. From 6 pm-6 am it will feature
"contemporary music" in different genres. The first two
hours will have a jazz focus with some soul and Latin music, live
concerts from 6-8 pm and anything goes from 10 pm-6 am.
pm: After Jurgen Gothe's final "Disc Drive" this afternoon, CBC Radio 2
launched into its final phase (see March 19, 2007) of its new sound
showcasing a wider mix of music. It will be limiting
classical music programming to 10 am-3 pm weekdays, the Saturday
Afternoon at the Opera and up to 7 other hours during the
weekend. First song played on "The New 2" the classic Motown hit "Money" by Boyz II Men.
Program Schedule from 1972: A mix of original programming, BBC and
some classical music programs from the AM network.
FM Program Schedule from 1973: Jazz, classical music and
some local productions.
Program Schedule from 1980: Bob Kerr and Otto Lowy have
established themselves a long national presence from Vancouver.
FM Program Schedule from Jan. 1983: The most recent program
schedule from CBU FM to show up on this website. The
Monday-Friday program schedule & Saturday until 6 pm are the same
as 1980, so only the rest of the schedule is published.