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CKUT is the official campus/community radio station of McGill University. It can be heard at 90.3 MHz FM in Montreal, 91.7 on cable, or on the CKUT website. CKUT's FM signal, broadcast from a tower on the top of Mont Royal, reaches as far as the Eastern Townships and Upstate New York. McGill University is a publicly funded, research-intensive, non-denominational, co-educational university located in the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... A megahertz (MHz) is one million (106) hertz, a measure of frequency. ... The abbreviations FM, Fm, and fm may refer to: Electrical engineering Frequency modulation (FM) and its most common applications: FM radio, used primarily to broadcast music and speech at VHF frequencies FM synthesis, a sound-generation technique popularized by early digital synthesizers Science Femtometre (fm), an SI measure of length... Alternate uses: Mount Royal (disambiguation) Mount Royal (French: mont Royal) is a mountain on the Island of Montreal, immediately north of downtown Montréal, Québec, Canada, the city to which it gave its name. ... The Eastern Townships (les Cantons de lest in French) is a region in south central Quebec, lying between the Saint Lawrence River and the US border. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki (R) Official languages None (English is de facto) Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ...

CKUT's programing is produced by more than 200 volunteers - McGill students and members of the community. The station also employs a handful of full time coordinators.

A great variety of music and spoken-word shows are broadcast daily in a multiplicity of languages, including English, French, Korean, Hindi, and Creole. The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... माडरचोड à¤•à¤©à¤® Hindi (हिन्दी) is a language spoken in most states in northern and central India. ... The term Creole is used with different meanings in different contexts, which can generate confusion. ...

CKUT established and has for the last three years hosted the annual Canadian Homelessness Marathon. Every February, the marathon broadcasts fourteen hours of live programing on homelessness in Canada from the streets of Montreal.

External Links

  • CKUT's official website
  • Homelessness Marathon Website

  Results from FactBites:
The McGill Daily (537 words)
CKUT’s critics point to the fact that students run only a small fraction of their shows.
Under their CRTC license, CKUT is obligated to include programming from the wider community, and they couldn’t possibly give every student who wanted one his or her own show.
CKUT is a place to project our voices into the Montreal and McGill community, publicizing issues that matter to students.
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