For the radio station originally called CKWR-FM, see CFMK-FM.
City Kitchener, Ontario
Broadcast area Waterloo Region
Branding FM 98.5 CKWR
Slogan "The Greatest Music of All Time", "Multicultural"
Frequency 98.5
First air date 1973
Format adult standards, easy listening
ERP 2,500 watts
HAAT 180 meters (590 ft)
Class B
Callsign meaning C Kitchener-WateRloo
Owner Wired World Inc.

CKWR-FM is a Canadian radio station, broadcasting a community radio format at 98.5 FM in Kitchener, Ontario. The station has broadcast since 1973.


CKWR-FM is a not-for-profit radio station that serves the communities of Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge and Guelph. It was the first licensed community radio station in Canada, receiving a license in 1973. Programming weekdays is adult standards and easy listening with local news and community events announcements. Evenings are specialty programs, and weekends are multicultural.

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Coordinates: 43°27′06″N 80°29′32″W / 43.45167°N 80.49222°W / 43.45167; -80.49222

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