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CINF is a French language Canadian radio station located in Montreal, Quebec. French (français, langue française) is one of the most important Romance languages, outnumbered in speakers only by Spanish and Portuguese. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards and appeal to a wider international audience, this article may require cleanup. ... City motto: Concordia Salus (Latin: Well-being through harmony) Province Quebec Mayor Gérald Tremblay Area  - % water 366. ... Motto: Je me souviens (French: I remember) Official languages French Capital Quebec City Largest city Montreal Lieutenant-Governor Lise Thibault Premier Jean Charest (PLQ) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 75 24 Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 2nd 1,542,056 km² 11. ...

Owned and operated by Corus Entertainment, it broadcasts on 690 kHz with a power of 50,000 watts as a clear channel (class A) station, using a slightly directional antenna solely for the purpose of improving reception in downtown Montreal. Corus Entertainment (TSX: CJR.NV.B) NYSE: CJR is a Canadian entertainment company, headquarted in Calgary, Alberta, which owns television networks, digital music channels and 50 radio stations across Canada. ... A kilohertz (kHz) is a unit of frequency equal to 1,000 hertz (1,000 cycles per second). ... The watt (symbol: W) is the SI derived unit of power. ... Clear channel stations are AM radio stations that are designated as such so that only one or two 50,000 watt powerhouses operate at night on each designated frequency, covering a wide area via sky wave propagation. ... Log-periodic dipole array A directional antenna is an antenna which transmits or receives maximum power in a particular direction. ...

The station has an all-news format since December 1999 and identifies itself as "Info 690". All-news radio is a radio format devoted entirely to discussion and broadcast of news. ... A radio format or programming format describes the overall content broadcast on a radio station. ...

Before 1999, the station was known as CKVL and was on 850 kHz. It then had a news/talk format. Talk radio is a radio format which features discussion of topical issues. ...

External links

  • Info 690 (official website)
Montreal, Quebec AM radio stations

 CINF 690 | CKAC 730 | CJAD 800 | CINW 940 | CKGM 990 | CJMS 1040 | CFMB 1280 | CFAV 1570 | CJWI 1610  This article needs cleanup. ... AM radio is radio broadcasting using Amplitude Modulation. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards and appeal to a wider international audience, this article may require cleanup. ...



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