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VE9EC was a Canadian experimental television station, based in Montreal, Quebec, which broadcast between October 9,[1] 1931 and 1935, showing neon red pictures.[2] It was owned by La Presse and CKAC radio station. VE9EC was a mechanical television broadcast of 60 to 150 lines of resolution at 41 MHz. VE9EC broadcast musical programmes and a radio play, La paix chez soi, starring Henri Letondal, until 1933. Other broadcasting experiments with mechanical television took place, in particular by the Montreal department store Eaton's also in 1933.[3][4]