General FAQs

I have something finished that I'd like ChicopeeTV to air. What do I do?

Great! We love content produced by our neighbors! The first thing you need to do is complete 2 forms:

  1. Statement of Compliance (saying your content complies with Cablecast guidelines for broadcast)
  2. Request for Cablecasting (giving us your personal information)

Once that's done, send us the forms:

  • Snail Mail: ChicopeeTV - 617 Montgomery St, Door AC - Chicopee, MA 01020
  • Email:
  • Fax: 413-594-3442

Once we receive your forms, we'll reach out with next steps.

How do I get something on the Community Bulletin Board for air on Channel 193?

Simple.  Go here.

Yes.  By going here (if you're inside a Chicopee School, you have to go here instead).

Can I see stuff on the community announcements board without using a TV?

I am interested in internship opportunities with ChicopeeTV (through an area college or high school within Chicopee). 

We're always looking for students of all levels who have a passion for producing video content. Whether you're a student or a counselor who works at an area school, we'd love to hear from you.  Read about our internships here, or contact us about your unique situation.

I have questions about the Community Portal (within SchoolBrains) or other school-related matters to access my/my child's records.

First, make sure you're going to the right place (many parents/students are using the link for teachers). You should be signing into the "Community Portal" using the login credentials that were e-mailed to you by the telecom office. If you have not received such an e-mail, contact your child's school to ensure that you have an active e-mail account on your child's bio. The telecom office cannot assist you until that step has been taken care of.  List of school phone numbers here.

I'm interested in checking out equipment from ChicopeeTV or using the studio to shoot something. How does that work?

ChicopeeTV has a huge suite of equipment that is available for community use - from our studio to field equipment to post-production editing computers. The first thing you'll need to do is complete equipment training (this is mandatory for all community users to ensure they know how to use equipment without breaking it).

If you've already completed training, just complete our online Reservation Request to request dates for gear usage.

Is there a way to read ChicopeeTV's Rules & Operating Procedures?

Yes, our Access Rules & Operating Procedures are public record.  You can download/view it here.