CHVC-AM, Toronto, Toronto

CHVC-AM1922n/an/aMetropolitan Motors / Left the Air
CHVC-AM1922410n/aMetropolitan Motors


May 30 – Metropolitan Motors, 22-26 Temperance Street, Toronto, advertised complete regenerative radio sets and general radio supplies for amateurs, and advertised daily broadcasts at 5 pm and evening concerts on CHVC, 410 metres.

June 1 – Live radio concert by Hughes Music Sales, Toronto, CHVC broadcast at 8 pm from the Wireless Laboratories of Metropolitan Motors, Ltd., on Temperance Street. Sybil Krieghoff – pianoforte accompanist. Wireless Adjudicator Dr. Bouvier ; Wilfred M. Hughes, manager.

June 19 – Regular Monday evening radio concert, featuring the Rutherford Pearse Orchestra from the Idle-a-While Hotel, Orchard Beach, and other artists, broadcast from their plant at 22 Temperance Street. Program was in charge of Russell M.Orr. Two Leo Feist song hits were included in each Monday and Thursday programs.

June 22 – The Thursday program was postponed until Friday, June 23, owing to breakdown in equipment. Concert featured the Marshall-Lavery Orchestra. Program arranged by Russell M. Orr, 35 St. Clair Gardens.

June 29 – Radio concert featuring Marshall-Gordon Orchestra and other artists, 8 p.m., on CHVC, 410 metres.

July 11 – Metropolitan Motors began selling off all its radio parts, to carry only complete receiving sets and their component units.

The station left the air later in the year.

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