DZLB


DZLB
Radyo DZLB
City of license Los Baños
Broadcast area Laguna
Slogan Ang Tinig Ng Kaunlaran (The Voice Of Development)
Frequency 1116 kHz
First air date 1964[1](First Airing date)
2008(Relaunch date)
Format community radio, college radio, educational
Power 5000 Watts[1]
Callsign meaning DZ
Los Baños
Owner UPLB College of Development Communication
Sister stations DZLB-FM

Radyo DZLB (1116 AM) is a radio station located in Los Baños, Laguna in the Philippines. It owned and operated by the University of the Philippines Los Baños - College of Development Communication. Its studio is located the DZLB Broadcast Studio, 2nd Floor College of Development Communication Building, UP Los Baños, College, Laguna. It is being used as an experimental radio station of the Department of Community Broadcasting. Its programming includes music programs and request shows, informative segments and talk shows and School-on-air programs.

History

Radyo DZLB was established in 1964 by the University of the Philippines Los Baños to provide educational programming to rural communities surrounding Los Baños. The station originally broadcast at 1200 kHz with a power of 250 watts. In 1978, the frequency was changed to 1116 kHz.[1]

DZLB won a KBP Golden Dove Award for Best AM Station in 1994[2] and a Catholic Mass Media Award for Best Educational Radio Program in 2010.[3]

In 2005, the station went inactive due To lack of equipment. Three years after, On October 2008, the station went back on-air with a more powerful transmitter & equipment. On December 1, 2008, the programming will start from 6:00AM-12:00NN Mondays-Sundays

See also

References

  • Jamias, Juan F. (1975). Readings in Development Communication. University of the Philippines Los Baños. pp. p. 94. OCLC 3021503. 
  • Lund-Johansen, Oluf (1978). World Radio and TV Handbook. Cardfont Publishing. pp. p. 352. OCLC 1585571. 




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