Broadcast area Truro, Nova Scotia
Branding Cat Country 99.5
Slogan Today's best country, including your all-time favourites!
Frequency 99.5 MHz (FM)
First air date September 10, 1947 as CKCL-AM
Format Country music
Owner Bell Media
(Bell Media Radio)
Sister stations CKTO-FM
Webcast Listen live
Website Cat Country 99.5

CKTY-FM is a Canadian radio station broadcasting at 99.5 FM in Truro, Nova Scotia. It plays a country music format branded as Cat Country 99.5. The station has been on the air since September 10, 1947. It originally broadcast at 1400 AM as CKCL then to 600 in 1956, and received CRTC approval to move to 99.5 FM in 2001 after shutting down the AM 600 frequency.[1]

The station is owned by Bell Media.

CKTY was formerly the callsign of a now-defunct AM radio station out of Sarnia, Ontario, which moved to the FM dial and is now CHKS-FM. CKCL was also a former callsign of a radio station in Toronto, Ontario in the 1920s.[2]

See also


  1. "Decision CRTC 2001-160". Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission. 2 March 2001. Retrieved 2009-03-31.
  2. "Stations on the air in 1925". Canadian communications foundation. Retrieved 2009-03-31.

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Coordinates: 45°33′16″N 63°13′23″W / 45.55444°N 63.22306°W / 45.55444; -63.22306

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