What’s HD Radio?
We are so excited to let you know that you can now enjoy CKNW in High Definition.
HD Radio stations broadcast a digital signal over traditional radio frequencies. This technology enables your receiver to display song titles, album art, and station information so you get the best listening experience.
Why switch to HD?
Our HD channel broadcasts in clear digital quality to your local area making radio static, hiss and fuzz a thing of the past. Experience all news, all talk in crystal clear HD quality!
How to get CKNW in HD:
- Determine if you have HD radio. Best bet is to check your car manual or check out the list of car manufacturers below
- Tune your radio to the FM band and dial up to Rock 101
- Wait about 8 to 10 seconds for HD radio to kick in (you may hear a change in audio when this happens)
- Use your seek up and down/ side to side buttons to switch to channel 2 on your radio – this is where you’ll find us, on HD2
- Add us to your presets so next time listening to CKNW in HD is just one click away
Manufacturers equipped with HD Radios:
Ford: With Sony system
Chevrolet: Large SUVs
GMC: Large SUVs
Cadillac: All brands
Toyota: Premium and Nav radios
VW: Most models
Mazda: Most models
Honda: HR-V on the EX-L Navi
Chrysler/Jeep/Ram/Dodge: 8.4″ Nav radio