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CKNX (NewNet)
image:CKNXCurrentLogo.png
Wingham, Ontario
Channel 8 / Cable 9
Owner CHUM Limited
Founded 1955
Joined NewNet 1998
Signal Radius 260 kW
Former Affiliations CBC (1955-1988)

Independent (1988-1998) The New Net, alternately known as NewNet, is a network of six local television stations owned by CHUM. Many of the stations are former CBC affiliates. ... CKNX logo - This work is copyrighted. ... Wingham (2001 census population 2,885) is a town located in the Canadian province of Ontario at a Latitude of 43°53 North and a Longitude of 81°18 West. ... The famous ChumCity Building on the corner of Queen and John in Toronto. ... 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, commonly known by the abbreviation CBC, is Canadas government-owned radio and television broadcaster. ... 1988 is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

NewNet System
CHWI
(Windsor)
CKNX
(Wingham)
CFPL
(London)

CKNX or The New NX is a television station owned by CHUM Limited which serves mid-western Ontario. It is part of the NewNet system. The station broadcasts out of Wingham, Ontario and has offices in Wingham. A bureau in Owen Sound, Ontario closed in late 2004. CHWI or The New WI is a television station owned by CHUM Limited. ... }|135px|City of Windsor, Ontario Official Flag]]|Coat Image=[[Image:{{{Coat Image}}}|135px|City of Windsor, Ontario Coat of Arms]]}} {{Canadian City/Disable Field={{{Disable Motto Link}}}}} Motto: {{Canadian City/Location Image is:{{{Location Image Type}}}|[[Image:{{{Location Image}}}|thumbnail|250px|City of Windsor, Ontario, Canada Location. ... Wingham (2001 census population 2,885) is a town located in the Canadian province of Ontario at a Latitude of 43°53 North and a Longitude of 81°18 West. ... CFPL or The New PL is a television station owned by CHUM Limited which serves the London and Sarnia regions of Ontario, Canada. ... Motto: Nickname: The Forest City City of London, Ontario, Canada Location. ... A television station is a type of broadcast station that broadcasts both audio and video to television receivers in a particular area. ... The famous ChumCity Building on the corner of Queen and John in Toronto. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Loyal it began, loyal it remains) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Area 1,076,395 km² (4th)  - Land 917,741 km²  - Water 158,654 km² (14. ... The New Net, alternately known as NewNet, is a network of six local television stations owned by CHUM. Many of the stations are former CBC affiliates. ... Wingham (2001 census population 2,885) is a town located in the Canadian province of Ontario at a Latitude of 43°53 North and a Longitude of 81°18 West. ... Owen Sound (44°34′ N 80°56′ W1; EST; 2001 population 21,431) is a city located on an inlet of Georgian Bay that is also called Owen Sound. ...


CKNX was built by W. T. "Doc" Cruickshank. It signed on as a CBC affiliate on November 18, 1955 and was located in the same building as CKNX-AM, a former high school. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, commonly known by the abbreviation CBC, is Canadas government-owned radio and television broadcaster. ... November 18 is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years), with 43 remaining. ... 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


On March 8, 1962, the building which accommodated the CKNX radio and television stations caught fire. Although nothing could be salvaged, CKNX-TV was on the air again later that night with the help of nearby stations in London, Barrie, Kitchener, and Toronto. CKNX operations continued as such (with various temporary offices set up in Wingham) until they purchased new equipment and moved into a new building in 1963. March 8 is the 67th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (68th in Leap years). ... 1962 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Motto: Nickname: The Forest City City of London, Ontario, Canada Location. ... Barrie, on Lake Simcoe, Ontario, Canada Barrie, Ontario (2003 population 121,248, metropolitan population 168,492) is located on Kempenfelt Bay, an arm of Lake Simcoe in south-central Ontario, Canada. ... For other uses of the word Kitchener please see Kitchener (disambiguation). ... Motto: Diversity Our Strength Map of Ontario Counties, Toronto being red Area: 641 sq. ... 1963 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


In 1964, the station expanded its coverage to Kitchener in response to CKCO's affiliation with CTV. 1964 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... CKCO-TV is a television station based in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. ... CTV (disambiguation) CTV is Canadas largest privately-owned English language television network. ...


CKNX disaffiliated from the CBC in 1988 and remained an independent station for another ten years until CHUM Limited purchased the station from Baton Broadcasting. Under the ownership of CHUM, the station joined the NewNet system and was accordingly rebranded The New NX. 1988 is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Baton Broadcasting System (BBS) was a Canadian system of television stations located in Ontario and Saskatchewan. ...


Today, CKNX is basically a semi-satellite of CFPL, with the only differences being local advertising and the on-air brand. CFPL or The New PL is a television station owned by CHUM Limited which serves the London and Sarnia regions of Ontario, Canada. ...


The New NX's news program, NewsNow, draws the lowest viewership of all NewNet stations (82,000). Evening and late-night newscasts on weeknights for The New NX are pre-recorded from the CFPL studios, while the noon newscasts on weekdays, the weekend newscasts and the New Day morning show are broadcast from the CKNX studios.


Like the other NewNet stations, it will be rebranded A-Channel on August 2, 2005.


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In 1975, the music format for CKNX AM was changed from the traditional country and western sound to Modern Country, appealing to a wider audience and known as Country Music 920.
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