CHPD-FM (also called De Brigj) is a low-power Mennonite community radio station broadcasting at 105.9 FM in Aylmer, Ontario, Canada. The Aylmer and area Inter-Mennonite Community Council, was given approval in 2003, to operate a low-power German-Language FM radio station at 107.7 MHz to serve the local German-speaking Mennonite community. The station includes news, weather, ethnic and cultural music, and health care information programming. In 2005, CHPD moved from 107.7 FM to its current frequency at 105.9 FM.
The callsign meaning of CHPD is "Canada horcht Plaut Dietsch". Plautdietsch (Mennonite Low German) is the language of the Russian Mennonites. According to manager Hein Rempel, CHPD-FM is Canada’s first and only Low German-language radio station. Hein was born in Mexico and moved to Canada in 1965.
- DE BRIGJ 105.9 FM a Hit with Low German-Speaking Audience
- CHPD History at Canadian Communications Foundation
- Query the REC's Canadian station database for CHPD-FM
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