Channels for the Greater Toronto Area

AM Channels for Greater Toronto Area
Channel Rating Comments
950 OK Former Barrie channel. Can be used at Ports Land.
1200 OK – Possible Limitation Can be used at Ports Land. May have somewhat limited night-time coverage.
1390 OK Former Ajax channel. May have to go to Toronto Island.
1470 OK Former Welland channel. May have to go to Toronto Island.
1610 OK – Possible Limitation Markham application. Would serve only NE GTA at night.
1650 OK East York application for 1670 has to be modified for 1650 or 1690.
1690 OK East York application for 1670 has to be modified for 1650 or 1690.
FM Channels for the Greater Toronto Area
Channel Rating Comments
277 OK but very small – Mutually exclusive with 279 Limited Class A1 or LPFM that can serve Markham or the eastern suburbs. Mutually exclusive with 279. May be short-spaced with CIDC-FM 278 Orangeville.
279 OK but very small – Mutually exclusive with 277 Limited Class A1 or LPFM that can serve Markham or the eastern suburbs. Mutually exclusive with 279. May be short-spaced with CIDC-FM 278 Orangeville.
288 OK Possibly a Class A1 that can replace LPFM (CHRY-FM). May have difficulty clearing NAVCOM analysis.
DRB Channel for the Greater Toronto Area
Channel Rating Comments
Channel 1

(5 program channels)

OK ON085 (Peterborough) has to move from CH11 to CH17. ON158 (St. Catharines) has to move from CH1 to CH11. The digital service area (DSA) of the new CH1 will receive interference from ON078 Mount Forest if this station starts to broadcast. The interference will only affect 1.1 % of the DSA or 31 sq. km in the southern portion of Scarborough.
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