CHIN Radio/TV International

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CHIN Radio/TV International

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      • Radio 1540 Limited

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      CHIN Radio/Television International, Inc. produces multicultural programming for broadcast in Toronto and surrounding areas.

      Incorporated in 1964, CHIN is composed of television facilities and two radio stations, AM 1540 and FM 100.7. The organization was established in 1965 by Johnny Lombardi, and began broadcasting in 1966. In 1967 CHIN obtained an FM radio license.


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      Archives of Ontario

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      Rev. Mar/12.




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