About radio

CHIN Radio is a Canadian radio station, which broadcasts multilingual programming, licensed to serve Toronto, Ontario, use frequency 1540 AM. The station airs primarily Chinese, and has programed at more than 14 other languages. Also, has a rebroadcaster at 91.9 FM to fill in reception gaps in parts of the Toronto area. Its sister station broadcasts at 100.7 FM.

Slogan: "International Radio"

Language: Portuguese, Italian, Cantonese, Mandarin, Tamil, Ukrainian, Jewish, Multilingual.

Format: World Music, News, International.

First air date: 1966

Call sign: CHIN (AM)

Owner: CHIN Radio/TV International

Other CHIN radio stations


  • Cantonese Cantonese Mon - Fri 07:30pm -11:00am, 12:00pm - 6:30pm / Sat12:00pm -04:00pm / Sun 12:00pm - 03:30pm
  • Mandarin Mandarin Mon - Fri 11:00pm - 12:00pm, 06:30pm - 7:00pm / Sat 4:00pm - 06:00pm / Sun 3:30 pm - 05:00pm
  • Italian Italian Sat 7:00am - 12:00pm
  • German German Sun 7:00am - 8:00am
  • Jewish Jewish Sun 8:00am - 10:00am
  • Irish/Scottish Irish/Scottish Sun 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Somali Somali Sat 6:00pm - 6:30pm
  • Bengali Bengali Sat 06:30pm - 07:00pm
  • Croatian Croatian Sun 5:00pm - 6:30pm
  • Bosnian Bosnian 06:30pm - 07:00pm
  • Filipino Filipino Sun 7:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Ukrainian Ukrainian Sun 7:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Russian Russian Sun 8:30pm - 9:30pm
  • Albanian Albanian Sun 9:30pm - 10:00pm
  • Bulgarian Bulgarian Sun 10:00pm - 10:30pm
  • Yoruba Yoruba Sun 10:30pm - 11:00pm
  • Arabic Arabic Mon- Fri 06:00am - 10:00am / Mon-Thu 12:00pm - 05:00pm / Fri-Sat 01:00pm - 05:00pm
  • Timothy Eaton Timothy Eaton Sun 11:00am - 12:00pm

Radio frequencies

Radio broadcasts in the following cities on FM or AM:

  • Toronto 1540 AM

Radio contacts

Reviews about radio

  • christine
    Able to listen to your program in Venice Florida! Weather is nice to golf here.
  • Vesna Golac
    can listen to my favourite CHIN programs perfectly clear, here in North Vancouver, BC
  • thomas
    i turn on your station, its thursday may 12@5.50pm, how can you hire this garbage?very disappointed, very disagree of your information, and the most thing is don't always say we this and we that, you are yourself, only yourself.