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Philippine DX News No.39

Philippine DX News No.39

May 09, 2010

Hello everyone! To all our dear shortwave listeners Good evening! Good morning! Wherever you are. Welcome to the May edition of the Philippine DX News. This is report No.39.I’m Henry Umadhay in Antique, Central Philippines. Glad to be back and thank you for listening

In today’s program we’ll continue our radio history series of medium wave stations here in the Philippines, DX News and our regular station logs.

First, about The Edge Radio

There is a project to establish an FM station for The Edge Radio, a new contemporary Christian FM radio station that will broadcast to the 13 million of Metro Manila and selected regions of Asia via satellite and cable TV.

Currently, United Christian Broadcasters Initiative for Asia, thru The Edge Media, netcasts contemporary Christian music and great teaching programs on broadcasts thru The Edge Radio on 104.3 FM in Davao City, 90.3 FM in Lucena City and radio channel 3 on the Dream Satellite Network.

In our radio history series today will feature about the history of Bombo Radyo Philippines network.

Bombo Radyo Philippines is one of the largest radio networks in the Philippines spanning across 20 major provinces. It is a conglomeration of three smaller radio networks—Newsounds Broadcasting Network, Inc. (NBN), Consolidated Broadcasting System (CBS), and People’s Broadcasting Service (PBS). It is composed of 21 Bombo Radyo stations and 12 Star FM stations across the Philippines which provide news, public service, drama and music for the audience through the whole world.

Bombo a bass drum in English a popular music instrument is a symbol for the radio network. It is because a Bombo or bass drum is used in every studio of all Bombo Radyo Stations nationwide. It is used by all anchor men and women in their programs by beating the drum several times to stress points and give emphasize on the issues tackled on the air.

It is an effective instrument that listeners can hear live in each current affairs program. This is the brand where Bombo Radio Philippines leads for air wave supremacy. Its humble beginnings started in September 4, 1966 when it is first on air in the city of Iloilo here in Central Philippines where DYFM Bombo Radyo 837 Khz the flagship station was established.

Today you can listen to Bombo Radyo streaming live through from their AM stations in Iloilo,Bacolod,Cagayan de Oro,Naga,Dagupan and Baguio. And from their star FM station in Metro Manila 102.7

Regular station logs for April 2010

April 3- Family Radio on 15530 in English @ 1520 S-I-O 3-3-3

April 4- Adventist World Radio on 15320 in English from Agat,Guam @ 2247 S-I-O 4-4-4

- Radio Veritas Asia on 9720 from Palauig in Filipino @ 2300 S-I-O 4-4-4

April 5- KTWR Trans World Radio on 15170 from Merizo, Guam in English @ 0830 S-I-O 5-5-5 with religious programming.

April 6- Voice of Malaysia on 15295 from kajang in English @ 0738 S-I-O 4-4-3

April 7- KBS World Radio on 9570 from Gimje in English @ 0800 S-I-O 4-4-4

April 10- Family Radio on 9465 in English @ 0930 S-I-O 5-5-5.Bible reading program was heard.

April 11-KNLS Alaska on 11870 in Chinese @ 0802 S-I-O 3-3-3

April 12- Radio Canada Intl on 11700 from Kunming in English @0030 S-I-O 3-3-3

April 13- Voice of America on 15560 in English from Tinang @ 0045 S-I-O 5-5-5 VOA In Special English was heard.

April 14- Radio Thailand on 15275 from Udon Thani in English @0026 S-I-O 4-4-4

April 15- Voice of Russia on 15405 in English @ 0723 S-I-O 3-3-3

April 16- Radio Australia on 15415 in English @0045 S-I-O 3-3-3

April 17- Radio Netherlands on 12065 from Tinang in English @1000 S-I-O 3-3-3

April 18- Vatican Radio on 15460 broadcast for South Asia in English @ 0319 S-I-O 3-3-3

April 20- Radio New Zealand Intl on 9655 in English from Rangitaiki @ 1150 S-I-O 4-5-4

April 22 Radyo Pilipinas Overseas on 15510 in English from Tinang @ 0203 S-I-O 3-3-3


April 25- Bible Voice broadcast for India on 15265 in English @ 1423 S-I-O 3-3-3

Our 3rd Anniversary QSL Card is still available featuring the famous Mayon Volcano.

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This has been Henry Umadhay for Wavescan in Antique, Central Philippines saying…

Mabuhay! At Maraming Salamat po!

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