About Us

seanThe Cortes Island Radio Society was formed in 2004 by a small group of believers. Out of this came CORTES COMMUNITY RADIO. Licensed in October of 2011, broadcasting at 80 watts from a height of approximately 400 feet above sea level.

We feature many live locally made programs as well as a very eclectic mix of automated music. Cortes Radios call sign is CKTZ-FM, and it’s frequency can be found at 89.5 Mhz. Cortes Radio is your community radio, also available on the internet at this website. Our streaming should work with most players.

Our Coverage Area

Our listening area comfortably covers, Cortes, Quadra, Maurielle, and Read islands as well as Campbell River on Vancouver Island and Lund on the mainland side. Cortes Radio broadcasts 24 hours a day/7 days a week.

Coverage Map

Station Personal

  • Station Manager - Howie Roman
  • Technical Manager - Sean Cowell
  • 25-30 volunteer DJs

The Current Board Of Directors

  • President: Roy L Hales
  • Vice President: Rochelle Baker
  • Treasurer: Julia Rendall
  • Secretary: Paul Fornier
  • Membera at Large: Barry Glickman; Leonard Woywitka

Contact Cortes Radio

email: cortesradio@gmail.com
phone 250-935-0200
or by post:
PO Box 210
Manson’s Landing, B.C.
V0P 1K0

Donate To Cortes Radio

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.