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1974 Ken Connors
Ken worked at 1090 CHEC Lethbridge doing the mid-morning show. (10am-3pm and Saturdays noon-6pm) It included doing commercials and the Souvenir Weekend promos.

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1090 CHEC Studios

In 1974 the 1090 CHEC Radio Studios were located at the Holiday Inn on Mayor Magrath Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta. Also featured on this page is an AUDIO CLIP of Roy Rennick.

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1974- 1090 CHEC Newsteam

Terry Vogt and Phil Johnson were the main voices in the 1090 CHEC news room. The enlarged page includes some AUDIO CLIPS of both Terry and Phil from 1974.

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Announcers 1090 CHEC

Wayne Barry, Jack Newfield, Mark Campbell and Ken Connors were some of the announcers of 1090 CHEC in 1974.

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CKTA 1570 Radio

Vern Koop and Brent Seely were a big part of of the new radio station in Taber back in 1974.

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1090 CHEC Main Studios

Photo of Ken Connors while he was on the air in the Main Control Room at 1090 CHEC.
Photo of the Wayne Barry Keychain: VIEW PHOTO
CHEC-FM 1970 Chart when the FM Station was more popular than the AM Station: VIEW PHOTO
CHEC-FM Chart from 1971 (John Oliver Mornings): VIEW PHOTO
1090 CHEC Chart from 1979, features the Super Hot 30: VIEW PHOTO
1090 CHEC Chart from Dec of 1979 featuring Top 20: VIEW PHOTO
In 1974 1090 CHEC was playing Top 40 music in Lethbridge, Alberta. At that time WALTER GIDYK (Walt Edwards) was the program director. He later was Program Director at CFRN-AM in Edmonton until retirement. PAUL TESSIER was the evening announcer at 1090 CHEC in 1974. More recently as 2014 he was a social worker living in Vernon BC. (Update: Paul Tessier passed away in Vernon BC March 17, 2021 at the age of 69)

In 1974, I remember playing songs on 1090 CHEC like Jet by Paul McCartney, Sundown by Gordon Lightfoot, Rock the Boat - Hues Corporation, Rock Your Baby - George McCrae, Rikki Don't Lose That Number - Steely Dan, Help Me - Joni Mitchell," Ken Connors.