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City Coffs Harbour
Broadcast area Coffs Harbour
Branding CHY FM
Slogan "Where We CHY Harder"
Frequency 104.1 MHz FM
First air date 1 December 1973 (1973-12-01)
Format Community, Youth
Transmitter coordinates 30°18′08″S 153°07′08″E / 30.30228°S 153.118896°E / -30.30228; 153.118896
Callsign meaning Coffs Harbour Youth

CHY FM is a youth-run community radio station located in Coffs Harbour, New South Wales.


The idea of a youth-run community radio station in Coffs Harbour came from Captain John Townsend, a member of the Salvation Army. Townsend realised the success this concept could be. After donations from businesses from across Coffs Harbour, the station launched on December 1, 1973.[1] Since 1973, more than 4000 young people from the Coffs Harbour region have been through CHY FM. The station celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2013.


  1. ^ "CHY FM Radio (Profile by Infotek3000)". Retrieved 17 April 2014.