|Broadcast area||Vancouver, BC|
|Branding||The TEAM 1040 Sports Radio|
|Frequency||1040 kHz (AM)|
|First air date||1963|
|Former callsigns||CJJC (1963-1985)|
CKST is a radio station located in Vancouver, BC, Canada currently owned by CTVglobemedia. Vancouver (vænˈkuːvɚ is a coastal Frequency is a measure of the number of occurrences of a repeating event per unit Time. The hertz (symbol Hz) is a measure of Frequency, informally defined as the number of events occurring per Second. This article is about Broadcast radio, for other uses see Radio (disambiguation. Sports radio (or sports talk radio) is a Radio format devoted entirely to Discussion and Broadcasting of sporting events. In radio Telecommunications, effective radiated power or equivalent radiated power (ERP is a standardized theoretical measurement of radio frequency (RF CTVglobemedia (often abbreviated "CTVgm" or CGM is one of Canada 's largest private media companies. A website (alternatively web site or Web site, a back-construction from the Proper noun World Wide Web) is a collection of Web pages This article is about radio broadcasting for other uses see Radio (disambiguation. Vancouver (vænˈkuːvɚ is a coastal Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page CTVglobemedia (often abbreviated "CTVgm" or CGM is one of Canada 's largest private media companies. It broadcasts at 1040 AM, has an all-sports (sports radio) format and is branded as the "The TEAM 1040 Sports Radio". Sports radio (or sports talk radio) is a Radio format devoted entirely to Discussion and Broadcasting of sporting events. It has the broadcasting rights to the games of the Vancouver Canucks, BC Lions, Vancouver Whitecaps and Vancouver Canadians. The broadcasting of sports events is the coverage of Sports on Television, Radio and other Broadcasting mediums The Vancouver Canucks are a Professional Ice hockey team based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
A portion of its weekday afternoon talk show Pratt and Taylor, is also sometimes simulcast on television on Rogers Sportsnet Pacific live from the station's studio. Pratt & Taylor is a weekday afternoon Sports talk radio show broadcast from the studios of The Team 1040 in Vancouver, British Columbia Simulcast is a Portmanteau of " simul taneous broad' cast' " and refers to programs or events broadcast across more than one Rogers Sportsnet (often referred to only as Sportsnet) is a Canadian English language Cable television Sports Specialty channel
CKST went on the air for the first time on January 19, 1963 in Langley, British Columbia as CJJC, broadcasting on its original frequency of 850 AM with 1000 watts of power and offering a country music format. Events 1419 - Hundred Years' War: Rouen surrenders to Henry V of England completing his reconquest of Normandy. Year 1963 ( MCMLXIII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The Township of Langley is a District municipality east of Surrey, located south of the Fraser River in Country music is a blend of popular musical forms originally found in the Southern United States and the Appalachian Mountains. The station's original owner was City & Country Radio Ltd. , headed by former CJAV and CKNW personality Joe Chesney. CJAV (known on-air as " The Peak " is a Canadian Radio station, Broadcasting from Port Alberni British Columbia at CKNW owned by Corus Entertainment, is the highest-rated Talk radio station in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
CJJC was given approval by the CRTC on December 15, 1970 to change its frequency and transmission power from 850 AM and 1000 watts to 800 AM and 10,000 watts, but the station waited until June 1975 to put the change into effect. CRTC may also stand for Cathode Ray Tube Controller. Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ( CRTC, in French Conseil Events 533 - Byzantine general Belisarius defeats the Vandals, commanded by King Gelimer, at the Battle of Year 1970 ( MCMLXX) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. In 1977, CJJC (which had been dealing with financial trouble for some time) rehired 23 of 32 staff members who were given 30 days notice on New Year's Eve. Parent company City & Country Radio was authorized to transfer all of the station's shares to a company run by Joe Chesney and Ernie Mykyte; Mykyte would become sole owner of CJJC in 1978 when he bought out Chesney's half-interest in the station.
CJJC and parent City & Country Radio were purchased on June 26, 1985 (following CRTC approval) by an ownership consortium of Saskatoon Telecable Ltd. Events 363 - Roman Emperor Julian is killed during the retreat from the Sassanid Empire. Year 1985 ( MCMLXXXV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar) (72%), Sam Folstad (18%) and L. M. McDonald (10%); later in the year, CJJC changed its call letters to CJUP and dropped its country format for Top 40. The Top Forty or Top 40 is a music industry shorthand for the currently most-popular songs in a particular genre. In 1987, CJUP majority shareholder Saskatoon Telecable was purchased by Clint Forster and his family, and the station changed call letters again to the present CKST in 1988. On July 7, 1989, CKST increased its power to 25,000 watts and began broadcasting in stereo. Events 1456 - A retrial verdict acquits Joan of Arc of heresy 25 years after her death Year 1989 ( MCMLXXXIX) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar)
CKST switched formats to modern rock and adopted the on-air name "Coast 800" on November 9, 1990. Modern rock is a term commonly used to describe a Rock music format found on American commercial Radio. Events 694 - Egica, a king of the Visigoths of Hispania, accuses Jews of aiding Muslims sentencing all Year 1990 ( MCMXC) was a Common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar) The station underwent major changes during the early part of 1992; on January 30, the CRTC authorized station owner Western World Communications (the former Saskatoon Telecable) to buy Vancouver station CIMA 1040 (which had begun operations on September 12, 1986 as CIOF, then CKXY, then CIMA) from Monarch Broadcasting Ltd. Year 1992 ( MCMXCII) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar) Events 1648 - Eighty Years' War: The Treaty of Münster is signed ending the conflict between the Netherlands and Spain Events 1213 - Albigensian Crusade: Simon de Montfort 5th Earl of Leicester, defeats Peter II of Aragon at the Year 1986 ( MCMLXXXVI) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar) , also granting permission to CKST to switch frequencies (from 800 to 1040), increase transmission power (from 25,000 watts to 50,000), relocate its transmitter from Aldergrove to Delta and move its operations from Langley to Vancouver. Aldergrove is a small town within the jurisdiction of the The Township of Langley, a municipality within the Greater Vancouver Regional District. Delta is a district municipality in British Columbia, and forms part of Metro Vancouver. CIMA 1040 signed off for the final time on February 4, and CKST moved into CIMA's facilities and became "Coast 1040" on March 9. Events 211 - Roman Emperor Septimius Severus dies leaving the Roman Empire in the hands of his two quarrelsome sons Events 590 - Bahram Chobin is crowned as king Barham VI of Persia.
Plans were made to move CKST to the FM band (at 94. See also Frequency modulation, FM band FM broadcasting is a broadcast Technology invented by Edwin Howard Armstrong that 5 FM with 38,000 watts of power) in 1993, but were denied by the CRTC. Year 1993 ( MCMXCIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar) CKST ended its modern rock format upon sign-off at midnight on September 30, returning to the air at 5:30 AM with the new on-air name "Q104" (which was later dropped in favor of using the CKST calls) and a new nostalgia music format. Events 1399 - Henry IV is proclaimed King of England. 1744 - France and Spain defeat the The term nostalgia describes a longing for the past often in idealized form The station was purchased by Ronald Dixon and Gary Mathiesen in 1994. Year 1994 ( MCMXCIV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar)
CKST was in the process of being sold when Dixon was killed in a car accident in Mexico on September 15, 2000; the station would be sold to Grand Slam Radio Inc. The United Mexican States ( or commonly Mexico (ˈmɛksɪkoʊ () is a federal constitutional Republic in North America. Events 668 - Eastern Roman Emperor Constans II is assassinated in his bath at Syracuse Italy. 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. , which assumed ownership on February 1, 2001, switched CKST to its present all-sports format and adopted its current on-air name "The TEAM 1040" on April 25, and joined CHUM's TEAM all-sports network on May 7. Events 1327 - Teenaged Edward III is crowned King of England, but the country is ruled by his mother Queen Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. Events 1607 - Eighty Years' War: The Dutch fleet destroys the anchored Spanish fleet at Gibraltar. Events 558 - In Constantinople, the dome of the Hagia Sophia collapses Station founder Joe Chesney died in Langley on November 10, 2001, at the age of 82, and CHUM would purchase CKST on February 10, 2003, adding to the company's ownership of CFUN, CHQM-FM and CKVU-TV in Vancouver. Events 1444 - Battle of Varna: The crusading forces of King Vladislaus III of Varna (aka Ulaszlo I of Hungary and Wladyslaw Events 1355 - The St Scholastica's Day riot breaks out in Oxford, England, leaving 63 scholars and perhaps 30 locals dead Year 2003 ( MMIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. CFUN is a Radio station in Vancouver British Columbia, Canada. CHQM-FM (identified on air and in print as 1035 QM/FM) is a Canadian radio station in the Greater Vancouver region of British Columbia. CKVU-TV is a Television station based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
It was a member of CHUM Limited's shortlived "The TEAM" sports radio network in 2001-2002 and remains loosely affiliated with those stations that retained the sports format. The Team was a Canadian Sports radio network which broadcast from 2001 to 2002 It competed heavily with CHMJ 730 AM ("MOJO Sports Radio"), an all-sports station in Vancouver owned by Corus Entertainment, until that station dropped its sports format in May 2006. CHMJ (identified on air as AM730) is a Canadian radio station in the Greater Vancouver region of British Columbia currently owned Corus Entertainment Inc () is a publicly traded Canadian media and entertainment company
The station made headlines in 2003 when host John Conners made comments about Vancouver Canucks player Todd Bertuzzi's wife on the air. Year 2003 ( MMIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. Todd Bertuzzi (born 2 February, 1975 in Sudbury, Ontario) is a Canadian professional Ice hockey player for the Calgary Conners was fired by CKST after the Canucks revoked their accreditation of its reporters and pulled their advertising from the station in response to the incident.
In 2004, it acquired the radio broadcast rights for BC Lions football games, beating longtime broadcaster CKNW. "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " CKNW owned by Corus Entertainment, is the highest-rated Talk radio station in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Veteran play-by-play man J. Paul McConnell stayed with CKNW, while colour analyst Giulio Caravatta moved to CKST and joined new play-by-play announcer Rick Ball.
In the spring of 2006, in what was seen as a major gain for the station, it acquired the broadcasting rights for the Canucks, which had long been the staple of rival CKNW. Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. The broadcasting of sports events is the coverage of Sports on Television, Radio and other Broadcasting mediums The play-by-play team of John Shorthouse and Tom Larscheid also moved stations from CKNW to CKST. Play-by-play, in Broadcasting, is a North American term and means the reporting of a Sporting event with a Voiceover describing the details of the action John Shorthouse (aka "Shorty" is a Canadian Radio sports broadcaster based in Vancouver. Tom Larscheid born in Milwaukee Wisconsin is an American-born Canadian-based Radio sports broadcaster currently serving as the Colour commentator
CTVglobemedia purchased CKST and its sister radio stations in Vancouver as part of the acquisition of CHUM Limited on June 22, 2007, following its approval by the CRTC, while former co-owned CKVU was sold to Rogers Communications on October 31, 2007. Rogers Communications Inc (,) is one of Canada's largest communications companies particularly in the field of wireless communications and Cable television, with additional
CKST broadcasts the games of the Vancouver Canucks, BC Lions, and occasional Vancouver Canadians games and other local sports events. The Vancouver Canucks are a Professional Ice hockey team based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The Vancouver Canadians are a minor league Baseball team located in Vancouver, British Columbia. It carries most Seattle Mariners games from KOMO in Seattle, ESPN Radio's Sunday Night Baseball, and Westwood One's Sunday Night Football and Monday Night Football. The Seattle Mariners are an American professional baseball team based in Seattle, Washington, United States. KOMO (1000 AM) is a Radio station based in Seattle Washington. ESPN Radio is an American sports Radio network. It was launched on January 1, 1992 under the original banner of "SportsRadio Sunday Night Baseball is the Major League Baseball game of the week that is televised Sunday nights at 8 p Westwood One ( is an American Radio network. It is based in New York City, and it was previously managed by CBS Radio, the Radio Monday Night Football ( MNF) is a Live television broadcast of the National Football League.
It generally offers a mixture of its own talk programming featuring local personalities, with syndicated American sports radio shows such as The Jim Rome Show and The Dan Patrick Show. In Broadcasting, syndication is the sale of the right to broadcast Radio shows and Television shows to multiple individual stations without going through The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The Jim Rome Show is a Sports Radio talk show hosted by Jim Rome. The Dan Patrick Show is a syndicated sports talk show that is hosted by former ESPN personality Dan Patrick. It is an ESPN Radio affiliate and former Sporting News Radio and Fox Sports Radio affiliate. ESPN Radio is an American sports Radio network. It was launched on January 1, 1992 under the original banner of "SportsRadio Sporting News Radio is a United States sports radio network that broadcasts sports news talk scores and highlights 24 hours a day 7 days a week Fox Sports Radio, abbreviated FSR, is an international radio network consisting of sports talk programming all day every day It also carries content such as Prime Time Sports, occasional Toronto Blue Jays games, and annual events such as the World Junior Ice Hockey Championships from The FAN 590 in Toronto. Prime Time Sports is a Sports radio Talk show produced from the studios of The FAN 590 in Toronto, Canada. The Toronto Blue Jays are a professional baseball team based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The International Ice Hockey Federation World Under 20 Championship (colloquially known as the World Junior Hockey Championship WJHC) is an annual event organized by the Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario
The station's main Monday to Friday programming block are local hosts Barry Macdonald and Scott Rintoul from 6:00-9:00am, a simulcast of the The Jim Rome Show from 9:00am-12:00pm, local host Rick Ball from 12:00-3:00pm, the Pratt and Taylor show from 3:00pm-6:00pm and local host Blake Price (with Dave Tomlinson during hockey season) from 7:00-11:00pm. Simulcast is a Portmanteau of " simul taneous broad' cast' " and refers to programs or events broadcast across more than one The Jim Rome Show is a Sports Radio talk show hosted by Jim Rome. Pratt & Taylor is a weekday afternoon Sports talk radio show broadcast from the studios of The Team 1040 in Vancouver, British Columbia Dave Tomlinson (born May 8, 1969 in North Vancouver British Columbia) is a retired professional Ice hockey centre.