North Luffenham, England
& Marville, France

Canadian Forces Network

Radio Station

CFNY, the radio voice of 1 Fighter Wing at Marville France operated with 15 watts at 1640 and commenced operations in August 1957.

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  1. G/C Christie addresses RCAF personnel and their families on CFN about the impending closure of 1 Wing Marville, and the move to Lahr, West Germany - 23 February 1967.
    This file is an MP3 audio file, 2.5 Meg in size with a playing time of 10 minutes and 27 seconds.
    The rest of the story.
    Courtesy Roger Cyr

  2. Canadian Forces Radio CAE sign-off message - 1964.
    This file is an MP3 audio file, 338K in size with a playing time of 48 seconds. The studios for CAE were located in Werl, West Germany - but it is quite possible that RCAF personnel in Marville could have listened to this CFN station from time to time.
    Courtesy Maurice Rancourt

  3. Memories of CFN at Marville - 1957-1959.
    Courtesy Dick Dinelle

  4. Information pertaining to CFN and its staff - 1954-1967.
    Extracts from Talepipe and Arrowhead Tribune magazines.
    Courtesy Dick Dinelle

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  1. Joe Hayward (CFN Station Manager) in the CFN library - February 1966.
    Courtesy Carla Day (now Jennings).

  2. A flock of sheep prepare to commence their "grass cutting" duties - April 1962.
    Note the antenna which was used by CFN.
    Courtesy Ray Parker.

  3. Cpl. Earle Lindsay in the CFNL control room - August 1954.
    Courtesy National Archives of Canada C207947.

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Updated: April 12, 2004