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City of license Cornwall, Ontario
Broadcast area Eastern Ontario
Branding Première Chaîne
Slogan La Radio de l'est ontarien
Frequency 92.1 MHz (FM)
First air date May 1, 1994
Format francophone community radio
ERP 19.2 kilowatts average
45.6 kilowatts peak
HAAT 39 meters (128 ft)
Class B
Owner La Radio communautaire Cornwall-Alexandria

CHOD-FM is a Canadian radio station, broadcasting at 92.1 FM in Cornwall, Ontario.

Owned and operated by the Radio communautaire Cornwall-Alexandria cooperative, it is a non-profit community radio station for the region's franco-ontarian community. The station was licensed by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission on February 24, 1993[1] and officially launched on May 1, 1994.

On March 26, 2012, Radio communautaire Cornwall-Alexandria Inc., received CRTC approval to change the authorized contours of the French-language community radio programming undertaking CHOD-FM Cornwall by increasing the average effective radiated power (ERP) from 19,200 to 34,167 watts (maximum ERP of 45,600 to 60,000 watts), by changing the class from B to C1, by increasing the effective height of antenna above average terrain from 39 to 106.7 metres and by changing the transmission site. [2]


  1. ^ CRTC Decision 93-76
  2. ^ Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2012-180, CHOD-FM Cornwall – Technical changes, CRTC, March 26, 2012

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Coordinates: 45°03′48″N 74°40′01″W / 45.06333°N 74.66694°W / 45.06333; -74.66694