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Cortes Island's Future

The post that follows is contains personal opinions not necessarily endorsed by the Cortes Radio Society, Board, staff, volunteers of membership.

Originally Published on Cortes Currents

By the time you hear this, everyone on Cortes Island will have received a newsletter from their Regional Director (or read it on the Tideline). I found it left me with more questions than answers. So I asked Noba Anderson to explain her vision for Cortes Island’s political future.

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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

  • 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.



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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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