Radio in the Philippines was a introduced in 1939

History of The Philippine RadioEdit


The Beginning of Radio stations in the Philippines RCA


1930s to 1940sEdit

KZRM, was a AM station in May 3, 1933 KZRH, was a AM station owned by H.E. Heacocks Company also known as radio heacocks

1940s to 1950sEdit

in June 1, 1946 H.E. Heacock s Company was a relaunch as Manila Broadcasting Company call letter from KZRH to DZRH and DZMB

DZPI, its a began on March 20, 1949 Philippine Broadcasting Corporation was a AM stations in 40s

in June 4, 1948 - 630 KZAS an AM Radio Station of Far East Broadcasting Company, Phils (FEBC Philippines) was inaugurated in Karuhatan Valenzuela. Later on 630 KZAS was changed to 702 DZAS as it continues till today.

1950s to 1960sEdit

DZAQ, since October 19, 1953 owned by Alto Broadcasting System DZBB, began broadcast on March 1, 1950 owned by Republic Broadcasting System DZHF, was a AM stations in 1951 DZQL, began broadcast in 1956 DZYL, began broadcast in 1956 DZXL, began broadcast in 1956 DZFE, began broadcast in 1950 owned by Far East Broadcasting Company

1960s to early 1970sEdit

DZBC AM Station Owned by Bolinao Electronics later ABS

DZEC AM Station owned by Eagle Broadcasting Corporation

DZEM AM Station owned by Christian Broadcasting Service

DZFE AM station owned by Far East Broadcasting Company (later transferred to the FM band)

DZUP and DZLB operated by University of the Philippines

DZST am operated by University of Santo Tomas

DZTC am operated by National Teachers College

All School operated station were shut down during martial rule.

The Radio became AM and FM frequencies.

- DZFM and DZRM of The Philippine Broadcasting Service of the Philippine Govt.

Managed by Francisco Trinidad

  • DZTR established in 1965 owned by Trans-Radio Broadcasting Corporation
  • DZBM of Mareco Broadcasting Network in 1963
  • DZLM of Mareco Broadcasting Network in 1963
  • DZTM manila times tagalog station ABC owned by Chino Roces
  • DZMT Manila Times Radio DZWS Womens Station Operated by ABC
  • DZYK of ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation
  • DZRJ of Rajah Broadcasting Network in 1963 AM and FM
  • DZRB Radio Bulletin Operated by Manila Daily Bulletin
  • DZHP Radio Mindanao Network
  • DZXL radio Chronicle Broadcating Network

1970s to early 1980sEdit

  • DWIZ of Philippine Broadcasting Corporation on September 24, 1972
  • DWBL of FBS Radio Network on February 1, 1972
  • DWFM of Nation Broadcasting Corporation frequency 92.3 in July 2, 1973
  • DZMB of Manila Broadcasting Company was a moved from AM to FM Band frequency from 760 khz to 90.7 FM on February 14, 1975
  • DZTR was a launching as DWRT-FM frequency of 99.5 FM on September 3, 1976
  • DWLL of FBS Radio Network frequency 94.7 FM in 1973 
  • DWLM of Mareco Broadcasting Network frequency 105.1 in 1972
  • DWKB was a launching as DZMZ owned by Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation
  • DWEI of Liberty Broadcasting Corporation on September 14, 1973
  • DWWA of Banahaw Broadcasting Corporation on November 4, 1973
  • DWAD of Crusaders Broadcasting System frequency 1080 kHz in 1972

1980s to 1990Edit

  • DWTM of Sarao Broadcasting Systems on February 14, 1986
  • DWCT-FM of Raven Broadcasting Corporation on May 27, 1988 Citylife 88.3 was a rename as Jam 88.3 callsign from DWCT to DWJM
  • DWKS of Makati Broadcasting Network in 1985
  • DWRX of Audiovisual Communicators, Inc. frequency 93.1 in August 23, 1983
  • DWBM-FM of Mareco Broadcasting Network in 1985
  • DZMM on ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation on July 22, 1986
  • DWKO on ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation on October 1986
  • DZAM on Nation Broadcasting Corporation on June 2, 1987 callsign from DZAM to DZAR

1990s to 2000Edit

  • DWET-FM on Associated Broadcasting Company frequency 106.7 in February 21, 1992
  • DWCD-FM on Crusaders Broadcasting System on 1992

2010s to presentEdit


  • DWAN on Audiovisual Communicators, Inc. on February 20, 2018