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Vinho do Porto

This week’s Podcast

Angenor de Oliveira, known as Cartola (October 11, 1908 – November 30, 1980) was a Brazilian singer, composer and poet considered to be a major figure in the development of samba. Cartola composed, alone or with partners, more than 500 songs.
Episode 131 - Vinho do Porto
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CKTZ Replaced The Old Antenna

CKTZ Replaced The Old Antenna

All photos taken during the original inspection of our tower. Cortes Radio replaced the old antenna on top of its’ broadcasting tower on October 9, 2019. We had no choice in the matter. Our old antenna was no longer functioning and we could no longer broadcast over...

Coming Events

  • Sat, Nov 30, 2019 - Christmas Craft Fair
  • Fri, Jan 31, 2020 - Lip Sync Rehearsal
  • Sat, Feb 1, 2020 - Winter Lip Sync.
  • Thu, Apr 9, 2020 - Cabaret Rehearsal
  • Apr 10 & 11, 2020 - Cabaret
  • May 2, 2020 - Quadra Island Emergency Preparedness Festival.
  • Fri, Jul 31, 2020 - Lip Sync Rehearsal
  • Sun, Aug 2, 2020 - Summer Lip Sync


Solar Radios; Solar Lanterns; T-Shirts Etc now only available by direct sales at our booth.



Buy a membership in the Cortes Community Radio Society for as little as $15 a year, or $25 per family.(Read More)


Number 273 - Cortes Radio. The True Value Stores at Heriot Bay & Quathiaski Cove, Quadra Island, have a very generous program called Spirit Points where they will donate 1% of your purchases to community organizations.

Programmers Wanted

CKTZ is a non profit community organization that survives by the involvement of our listeners. Think about joining us- you’ll have fun! We always need more programmers. The possibilities for new shows is endless.

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Every dollar helps to keep Community Radio alive on Cortes Island. Use PAYPAL to easily and securely donate money to 89.5 FM. If you prefer not to use Paypal, send us a cheque, cash, interac e-transfer or money order made out to the Cortes Community Radio Society to Box 210, Manson’s Landing BC, V0P 1K0.