CKBW 98.1 FM

South Shore's best variety

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CKBW-FM is a Canadian radio station at 98.1 MHz on the FM dial in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. The station also operates relays in Liverpool, Nova Scotia at 94.5 MHz and Shelburne, Nova Scotia at 93.1 MHz. The station plays an adult contemporary format and brands itself as the South Shore's Best Variety. CKBW is owned by Acadia Broadcasting, a subsidiary of Ocean Capital Investments. CKBW's first broadcast was at AM 1000 on December 24, 1947, under local ownership. CKBW flipped to the FM band at 98.1 MHz in 2001. The station changed formats numerous times. For much of the 1990s, CKBW played primarily country music until an official format change in 2001 to adopt the current adult contemporary format.