Calgary Television fonds

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Calgary Television fonds

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        Calgary Television Ltd. was incorporated in 1953 as a joint project of CFAC, CFCN and CKXL radio stations in Calgary, Alberta. The station was licenced with the call letters CHCT. In 1955 studios were built at 955 Rideau Road SW. In 1957 the station joined the CBC cross-Canada microwave network. In 1967 the station was purchased by Selkirk Holdings and in July 1971 the call letters changed to CFAC-TV. In September 1975 the station became independent of CBC. In 1981 the studios moved to Centre Avenue and Barlow Trail NE. For further information see Anybody Watching / Jim Mackenzie. -- Calgary : Mack Parlor Press Limited, 1984; and 40 Years of Calgary Television / Calgary : CICT Independent Calgary Television, 1994.


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