The radio station is officially formatted as TSN Radio 1040. It falls in line with two renowned sports talk clusters: TSN Radio 1410 and CFTE. You will find the radio station’s studios on Burrard Street and Robson in Downtown, Vancouver. The station’s transmitters are found in places like Delta. If you are hunting for sports news, TSN 1040 should be your next stop.
TSN 1040 has a history that dates back to 1963. It was started in Langley, British Columbia. The original frequency of this radio station was 850 AM. This was a 1000 watts radio station that specialized in country music. In the 1960s, the radio station was owned by City & Country Radio Limited. Joe Chesney was the leader of CKST. The radio station experienced many “changes” in the past few years. It was known as “Up Radio AM 800”, “Coast 800” and “Q104”.
According to records, TSN 1040 has being around for 11 years. It lost its contract with Rogers Media and joined hands with Bell Media. Today, TSN 1040 has a secondary radio station. This is also a sports radio channel. The secondary station is rebranded as “Team 1410”.
Programs and Personalities
TSN 1040 specializes in sports programs. It features both international and local personalities. The radio station has hundreds of syndicated shows on sports. Local sports like the Vancouver Canadian games and Vancouver Canucks is broadcasted in TSN 1040. Of some days, the Seattle Mariners Games are also broadcasted. Few years ago, the radio station signed a contract with Fox Sports Radio. Thus, it broadcasts content like the Toronto Blue Jays Games and Prime Time Sports. Select games like Seattle Mariners, Seattle Seahawks and NFL Football are also broadcasted in TSN 1040.
Listening to TSN 1040
Officially, the radio station is broadcasted at a frequency of 1040 kHz (AM). There are repeaters on 103.5 MHz HD2. The station has a power of 50,000 Watts. It belongs to Class B. The call-sign of TSN 1040 would be “C(K)oaST” it refers to the very old brand “Coast 1040”. The radio station had former frequencies like 850 kHz and 800 kHz too! It is affiliated with Fox Sports Radio, TSN Radio and ESPN Radio. Programs from these affiliations are broadcasted in TSN 1040 too!
Meanwhile, you can listen to the radio station over the internet too. You have the official TSN 1040 Vancouver website to listen to the station’s daily programs.
Website and Mobile Apps
The website has a lively presence. Throughout the site, you will come across plenty of sports-oriented news. It has a white base with links to the Giants, Lions and Canucks. There are separate links to audio, shows, BCHL and more! Indeed, this is one of the most happening sports radio sites in the industry. You can use the site to listen to your favorite sports updates too!