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Featuring some of the pictures and information of radio friends and aquaintences in Alberta, BC and Saskatchewan from 1971 to 1981 when Ken Connors was on Radio and
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CKXL 1971-72
Calgary, Alberta
CKNL 1972
Fort St. John, BC
CFGP 1973
Grande Prairie, Alberta
CHEC 1974
Lethbridge, Alberta
CJOC 1974
Lethbridge, Alberta
CJME 1975-76
Regina, Saskatchean
CHED 1976-78
Edmonton, Alberta
CFGP 1978-81
Grande Prairie, Alberta
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1140
CKXL-AM

Calgary, Alberta

CKXL 1972

Ken Connors on-air 1972 1972- CKXL-AM Ross Campbell 1972- CKXL-AM Dr. Dan
1972- CKXL-AM Greg Haraldson 1972- CKXL-AM Ted Pound 1972- CKXL-AM On-Air Shifts

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In 1972 the CKXL offices were located on the southwest side of Calgary, 804-16 Avenue. In 1987 CKXL changed its call letters to CISS and changed its format to adult contemporary. In 1991 it became CFXX "The FOX". It was later sold and became CFXL. In 1996 it changed to FM as CKIS-FM and later as Jack-FM


Some of the songs of CKXL in 1972: Horse With No Name- America, Taxi-Harry Chapin, Family Affair, Sly and The Family Stone, Doctor My Eyes- Jackson Browne, Rocket Man, Elton John. The last song Ken Connors played on CKXL was "Too Late To Turn Back Now" by Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose.

CKXL Radio Jingle 1 CKXL Radio Jingle 2

1140 CKXL
Calgary, Alberta




In 1971-1972 CKXL-AM was one of the most popular Top 40 radio stations in Calgary, Alberta playing a contemporary hits format. (Rock)

At that time Bill Adams did mornings with Tex, his side-kick. (which actually was a second voice he used) Mike Cleaver pumped out the morning news 1971-1972. (He ended up at CHUM Toronto in the 1980's) Bill Powers did the sports. (Left in 1987, later worked at CHQR Radio, Calgary)

Bob Robertson was also on air as well being the Program Director. He is the same Bob Robertson who later appeared on "Double Exposure" on CBC Radio and TV. He was inducted into the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame in 2004.


Voice of Bob Robertson
CKXL 1972