CHEY-FM
Broadcast areaMauricie
Frequency94.7 MHz (FM)
Branding94,7 Rouge
Programming
FormatAdult contemporary (French)
Ownership
OwnerBell Media
CIGB-FM, CFKM-DT
History
First air date
1990
Technical information
ClassC1
ERP46.6 kWs average
100 kWs peak
HAAT249.7 meters (819 ft)
Links
WebcastListen Live
Websiteiheartradio.ca/rouge-fm/rouge-fm-mauricie

CHEY-FM is a French-language radio station located in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada.

Owned and operated by Bell Media, it broadcasts on 94.7 MHz using a directional antenna with an average effective radiated power of 20,600 watts and a peak effective radiated power of 100,000 watts (class C1).[1]

The station has an adult contemporary format since its inception, in 1990 and is part of the "Rouge FM" network which operates across Quebec and Eastern Ontario. It started operations in 1990 as a sister station to CHLN radio; that station is now owned by Cogeco.

CHEY-FM's last RockDétente-era logo; used from 2004 until August 2011

On August 18, 2011, at 4:00 p.m. EDT, the station ended its longtime 21-year run with the "RockDétente" branding. All "RockDétente" stations, including CHEY, rebranded as Rouge FM. The last song under "RockDétente" was "Pour que tu m'aimes encore" by Celine Dion, followed by a tribute of the branding. The first song under "Rouge" was "I Gotta Feeling" by Black Eyed Peas.

References

46°30′10″N 72°38′13″W / 46.50278°N 72.63694°W / 46.50278; -72.63694