TSN 1050 Toronto is a broadcasting radio station airing a Sports format in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Bell Media owns and manages the station as well as its sister stations CFRB, CHUM FM, CKFM FM, TSN, CP24, CFTO DT, and CKVR DT. Its studios are at TSN at 9 Channel Nine Court in the Agincourt neighborhood of Scarborough. The station’s transmitter array is in the Clarkson neighborhood of Mississauga (near CFRB’s transmitter array). Shaw Direct channel 867 and Bell Satellite TV channel 989 simultaneously broadcast TSN 1050. The station is also broadcast on CKFM-third FM’s HD digital subchannel.
It is an affiliate with Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors, Toronto Argonauts, and TSN Radio. The radio’s original call sign is “CHUM,” which means CHUM Limited (former owner). It broadcasts at 50,000 watts of power with a Class B station. The station’s programming includes news, sports, information, live, and music. It broadcasts 24 hours transmission in the English language at 1050 kHz on the AM band. In addition, its live transmission is on-air worldwide on the internet.
CHUM AM began broadcasting in 1945 through a variety of format changes. As a result, the history of the station can be divided into the following eight eras:
October 28, 1945:
Format: “Full service”—music, news, sports. For most of this era, it was only broadcast from sunrise to sunset under the brand name 1050 CHUM.
May 27, 1957:
top 50 hits (Later reduced to Top 30 as of August 1968) at the brand name of 1050 CHUM.
June 6, 1986: Adult Contemporary – 1050 CHUM-AM: Favorites of Yesterday and Today
September 1, 1989:
Oldies (A few sports broadcasts, such as Toronto Argonauts games and, starting in 1998, Toronto Blue Jays games) under the brand name 1050 CHUM: Good Times and Great Oldies.
May 7, 2001: Sports and sports talk – The Team 1050
August 27, 2002: Oldies – 1050 CHUM: Toronto’s Greatest Hits
March 26, 2009: News (straight rebroadcast of audio feed of all-news TV station CP24) – CP24 Radio 1050
April 13, 2011: Sports and sports talk – TSN Radio 1050
ESPN Radio – 12:00 AM
First Up with Korolnek & Colaiacovo – 6:00 AM
TSN 1050 NHL Free Agency Show – 10:00 AM
Leaf’s Lunch – 12:00 PM
Game Play – 2:00 PM
OverDrive – 4:00 PM
Toronto FC Soccer – 8:00 PM
Footy First – 10:00 AM
The Ray & Dregs Hockey Podcast – 11:00 AM
Yes, Guy with Jim Tatti – 12:00 PM
CFL Argonauts Football on TSN 1050 – 2:00 PM
Toronto FC Soccer – 7:30 PM
The Sport Market – 9:00 AM
Yes, Guy with Jim Tatti – 10:00 AM
She’s Got Game – 11:00 AM
Address: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Official Website: https://www.tsn.ca/radio/toronto-1050
Listen More: 680 News Toronto