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


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 this 5 minute scope of CKLG 73 from December 30, 1974!

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