101.5 The Hawk: The Port City’s Classic Rock

101.5 The Hawk is an online based live radio station broadcasting from Port Hawkesbury, Nova-scotia and dedicated to Pop Hits. The station plays an adult contemporary format also branded as CIGO-FM. The station was established in October 1975, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada. MacEachern Broadcasting Limited is the owner of this station.

The station’s primary coverage area is Inverness, Richmond, Antigonish and Guysborough counties, but it can be heard beyond that area.

General Info-

  • City: Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia
  • Broadcast area: Cape Breton Island
  • Slogan: 101.5 The Hawk
  • Frequency: 101.5 MHz (FM)
  • First air date: October 29, 1975
  • Format: adult contemporary
  • Former frequencies: 1410 kHz (AM) (1975-2000)
  • Affiliations: American Top 40
  • Owner: MacEachern Broadcasting Ltd.

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This station is a progressive station leading the way with digital technology and social involvement. The Hawk has received various appreciation awards for their optimistic contribution to the community.


CIGO started out as an AM station on 1410 kHz. Founded by local businessman Gérald “Gerry” Doucet, it first went on the air on October 29, 1975. In November 1999, CIGO received CRTC approval to convert from the AM band to the FM band. In 2000, CIGO switched over to the FM band and the AM signal was shut down permanently shortly afterward. As an AM station, it was known as “1410 CIGO”.

On June 8, 2010, MacEachern Broadcasting Limited (CIGO-FM) applied to increase their ERP (effective radiated power) from 19,000 to 40,000 watts and received CRTC approval on September 17, 2010.

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Program presenter

101.5 The Hawk is a full-service adult contemporary station with a focus to servicing the community through public service, news, sports, and weather information. Notable on-air personalities: Scott Oakley, Greg Morrow, Kelly MacMillan, Michael DeCoste, Bob MacEachern, Callum Smith, Ryan MacDonald.


Night Hawk, The Hawk Morning Show, Middays with Kelly MacMillan, Afternoons with Michael DeCoste, That Request Show, Darcy D, The 20 with Andrea Collins, Afternoons with Michael DeCoste, Chuck Boudreau, East Coast Rising with Chuck, Weekends with Ryan are popular radio programs.


101.5 The Hawk is a good platform for advertising. As a local business, they support local business. That support is in the form of purchases and promoting over the airwaves and on social media. Your marketing and advertising plan should include a combination of radio and social media.


Contact info:

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Address: MacEachern Broadcasting Ltd., 609 Church Street, Suite 201 Port Hawkesbury, NS B9A 2X4.

Phone: office: +1 902-625-1220, studio: +1 902-625-1015 or +1 902-863-1015


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101.5 The Hawk