580 CFRA is a Canadian radio operator that serves the boundaries of National Capital Region on the AM frequency of 580 kHz. The history of the broadcaster started on 3rd of May 1947 when channel begins its operation by airing streaming over 560 kHz powered by 1000 watts. Its current power consumption is about 50 kW in the day time and 30 kW in night hours. The call letter which station currently uses means “C Frank RyAn.” The station is headquartered in the Bell Media Building George Street in the ByWard Market while its broadcasting is aired out by the transmitter based near Manotick.
580 CFRA is currently working under the ownership and control of Bell Media which also co-own a number of other radio broadcasters like CJMJ-FM, CFGO, CKKL-FM, CHRO-TV, and CJOH-DT. It is branded in the market by the slogan of “Ottawa’s Home for Breaking News.” The broadcaster not only serve a vast majority of domestic audience, but people from all over the world also browse it over the internet. The contents of the channel are mostly from talk radio format.
The contents hosted by the channel consists of local and international news, politics, interviews, experts’ opinions, travel talk, weather and traffic updates, educational programs, entertainment, and the list goes on. You can also track the activities of the channel over its social media hubs.
Programs of 580 CFRA
CTV National News
CTV News at 11:30 Weekend Edition
Coast to Coast AM
Old Time Radio Shows
Good News in the Morning
The Goods with Dahlia Kurtz
The Employment Hour
Money Talk with John Budden
The official website of the broadcaster is iheartradio.ca/580-cfra/.