CKBA-FM is a Canadian radio station that broadcasts a classic hits format at 94.1 FM in Athabasca, Alberta. The station is owned by Newcap Broadcasting. CKBA was granted a broadcast license for AM 850 kHz in 1988.vCKBA began broadcasting on August 1, 1989. In those original days, CKBA's license was to provide 24 hours of local programming per week, including 2 hours and 18 minutes of local news. The rest of the programming was re-broadcast from CFOK in Westlock. In those days, the station was known only by its call letters, CKBA.