CHMG-TV

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CHMG-TV
CHMG TV.svg
City Quebec City, Quebec
Branding Télé-Mag Canal 10
Slogan La Télémagazine des Passionnés
(The Passionate TV Magazine)
Channels Analog: 9 (VHF)
Affiliations Independent station
Owner Télé-Mag Québec, Inc.
Founded 1987
Call letters' meaning C H Mag
Transmitter power 38 W
Website Télé-Mag Website (In French)

CHMG-TV is a local community channel in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. It broadcasts on channel 9 and is on Vidéotron cable channel 10. It is known as "Télé-Mag", which is a portmanteau of "television" and "magazine".

The station's studios are located on Jean-Perrin Street, along Autoroutes 40/73 in Les Rivières, with its transmitter at Place de la Cité in Sainte-Foy.

Telemag's former logo

Télé-Mag first broadcast in 1987 as cable-only "Télé-Plus 24"; it was renamed "Télé-Mag 24" in 1994. The "24" in the name represented the cable channel position at the time, on channel 24; it has since moved to channel 10.

In August 2003, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) granted Télé-Mag a low-power terrestrial broadcast licence on channel 9, under the calls CHMG-TV. Broadcasting only at 38 watts,[1] the broadcast station launched on October 20, 2005.[2]

Digital television and high definition[edit]

Télé-Mag HD logo

The station began broadcasting in high-definition via cable television in December 2010.

As CHMG-TV's transmitter is low power, it was not subject to the required analogue television shutdown and digital conversion, which took place on August 31, 2011.

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