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1949 - CJRT launches with limited broadcast to Toronto area, on frequency 88.3.
1950 - Frequency changes to 91.1 MHz, .CJRT-FM.
1954 - Used as training for RTA.
1964 - Licensee changes from RTA to the Board of Governors and run by professional staff with part-time student employees.
1965 - Disk jockey, Ted O'Reilly, begins popular jazz program.
1971 - First broadcast of new Open College with university level Sociology; a first in North America.
1973 - Ryerson announces plans to surrender licence.
1974 - November 29 - a non-profit company incorporates to acquire CJRT, which changes to CJRT-FM Inc.. However, Ryerson retains an affiliation with CJRT-FM with Copen College.
1981 - Antenna moved to the CN Tower.
1992 - 2000 - An increase in jazz program(s) and less of other music genres. 1996 - provincial government cancelled the radio's annual operating stipend of $1,300,00 [Jazz FM91 website]
2001 - Move to an all jazz format.
2006 - Move from Ryerson campus to Liberty Village.
2009 - Broadcasts on radio and online.Digital radio and licence as CJRT-DR-1.
2010 - CJRT obtains licence to become Jazz FM91.
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