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Broadcast area Marystown, Newfoundland and Labrador
Branding 590 VOCM
Slogan Local News Now
Frequency 740 kHz (AM)
First air date May 23, 1962
Format News/Talk/Classic hits
Power 10 kW
Class B
Callsign meaning CH Voice of the Common Man
Former frequencies 560 kHz (1962-1990)
Owner Stingray Digital Group Inc.
Website VOCM

CHCM is an AM radio station located in Marystown, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada broadcasting at 740 kHz. Owned by Stingray Digital Group Inc, CHCM first went on the air on May 23, 1962. It is an affiliate of VOCM. CHCM was originally broadcast on 560 before moving to 740 in 1990 where it remains to this day.[1]

In September 2016, CHCM and CKVO in Clarenville went off the air and now simulcast VOCM in St. John's.[2]


  1. ^ (CRTC), Government of Canada, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission. "ARCHIVED - Decision CRTC 90-473".
  2. ^ "VOCM shutting down Marystown station".

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Coordinates: 47°08′41″N 55°16′18″W / 47.14472°N 55.27167°W / 47.14472; -55.27167

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