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City Victoriaville, Quebec
Branding Passion-Rock 101,9
Frequency 101.9 MHz (FM)
First air date October 19, 1951
Format soft adult contemporary (French)
ERP 1.35 kW
Class A
Callsign meaning Canada Français Drummond Arthabaska
Owner Attraction Radio
Sister stations CKLD, CFJO

CFDA-FM is a Canadian radio station, broadcasting a soft adult contemporary format at 101.9 FM in Victoriaville, Quebec. It shares the programming of Réseau des Appalaches's Passion-Rock network with sister station CKLD-FM in Thetford Mines.

The stations air the same programming at all times, although both stations produce a portion of the shared broadcast schedule from separate studios. Their contemporary hit radio sister station CFJO-FM also produces programming in both cities, although it serves the region from a single 100-kilowatt transmitter.


The station was launched by Radio Victoriaville on October 19, 1951, airing on AM 1380. It was sold to François Labbé's Radio-Mégantic in 1970, becoming a Radio-Canada affiliate as part of the Réseau des Appalaches from 1972 to 1979.

The station subsequently converted to its current FM frequency in 1999.[1]

In April 2014, Montreal-based Attraction Radio announced plans to acquire all of Réseau des Appalaches' stations, including CFDA-FM; the decision is currently awaiting CRTC approval.[2]

Pierre Bruneau, the current anchor of TVA's daytime newscasts, worked for CFDA early in his career.


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Coordinates: 46°03′10″N 71°53′11″W / 46.05278°N 71.88639°W / 46.05278; -71.88639