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Halifax and Its People / 1749-1999

Canadian Actor Austin Willis and Dick Fry Perform from the CHNS Studio, Lord Nelson Hotel, Halifax, 1928

Maritime Broadcasting Limited began broadcasting as Radio Station CHNS in 1926 from the Carleton Hotel, corner of Argyle and Prince, with a 100-watt transmitter. Two years later, the station moved to the penthouse of the Lord Nelson Hotel, this time with a 500-watt transmitter.

Date: [1928]

Reference: CHNS Radio Studio Nova Scotia Archives 1992-396 no. 6

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