Roy Hennessey

Roy Hennessey, 730 CKLG Vancouver BC | December 30, 1974

Date of Recording: December 30, 1974 Station: 730 CKLG Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Featured Air Talent: Roy Hennessey Contributor: Robyn Watts Aircheck Entry: 1,414 Comments: CKLG on 730 kHz traces its roots to 1958 when it moved to that frequency from 1070. It originally launched in 1955. CKLG, or, for a time in the 1970s, known as “LG-73” was a major top forty station with a 50,000 watt signal! It’s popularity declined as FM became the dominant music outlet. This high-powered format is best remembered right here. Roy Hennessey is the jock, and you can hear a lot of RKO-General-type elements to this approach, although the station had no ties to the American-based broadcaster. CKLG was owned and operated in 1973 by Moffat Broadcasting. We think you’ll enjoy ...

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