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City of license Mandaluyong City
Broadcast area Metro Manila, surrounding areas
Branding DWBL 1242
Slogan Serbisyo Publiko!
Frequency 1242 kHz
First air date 1972
Format News, Public Affairs, Entertainment
Power 50,000 watts
ERP 100,000 watts
Class C, D, E
Callsign meaning BaLita (News)
Owner FBS Radio Network Inc.
Sister stations Mellow 94.7
Webcast DWBL 1242
Website DWBL 1242

DWBL (1242 kHz Metro Manila) is a flagship AM station owned by FBS Radio Network Inc. in the Philippines. The station's studio is located at Unit 908, Paragon Plaza, EDSA cor. Reliance Street, Mandaluyong City, while its transmitter is located at Valenzuela City.

History and Profile[edit]

In 1972, FBS Radio Network opened an AM Music Radio Network called DWBL. Famous broadcaster Mike Enriquez, started their broadcast in this station. In the 80s, it was rated as #1 AM Radio Station in the Philippines.

DWBL is the home of Top-Rated Announcers such as Bobby Brillante (also from DWAN), Arvin Malaza, Atty. Jay De Castro, Buddy Castillo, Suzette Ledesma, Ante Pagulayan (program director), Dennis Barrios and Henry Lacorte.

Since 2010, DWBL can be heard worldwide through SHOUTcast in this site.

Programs (Present and Past)[edit]

  • The Holy Rosary (4:30-5am)
  • DWBL Balita
  • Health & Travel @ Serbisyo Publiko with Dr. Hilda Ong
  • Talakayan Ng Bayan
  • Oras ng Himala
  • Be Alive with Buddy Castillo
  • Alamin ang Karapatan with Carmen Ignacio
  • Katapat nina Percy Lapid at Jerry Yap
  • Impact: Aksyon at Balita
  • Jojo A. All The Way!
  • Prosafe nina Benjie Murillo at Rey Navarez - 12 Noon - 1:30 pm, Sundays
  • Oks Radio - Monday 4-6pm
  • BaliTodo with Ed Verzola
  • On The Spot Aksyon Agad
  • Aagapay
  • Ang Kabanalbanalan - Wed 9-10pm, Sun 4-6pm
  • Showbiz
  • Isyu at Punto
  • Pinoy Ako, Kasangga at Kakampi Mo (Alerto Aksyon Agad)
  • Nytowl Mystic Moments
  • Radyo Kalikasan
  • Sentro ng Katotohanan
  • Back to Christ Revelation Healing Crusade of Father Lahi
  • 5:00 am Sunday Mass Live at Sto. Domingo Church
  • Voice In The Dawn
  • The Midnight Magic Carpet Ride hosted by Cluny Uy Sundays 9pm to 10pm
  • Maestro Saan Ka Nakatira with Msgr. Sabino Bengco (2003)
  • Serbisyo to the Maxx with suzette ledesma and ante pagulayan
  • BATIKOS sigaw ng katotohanan with BIRADOR mina fernandez and Mr. Cris Rapido

FBS Radio Stations[edit]

Branding Callsign Frequency Power Location
DWBL 1242 DWBL 1242 kHz 20 Kw Metro Manila
Mellow 947 DWLL 94.7 MHz 20 Kw Metro Manila
Mellow 887 DYKU 88.7 MHz 10 Kw Iloilo City
Mellow 957 DXBL 95.7 MHz 10 Kw Cagayan de Oro
Mellow 947 Davao DXLL 94.7 MHz 20 Kw Davao City


1988: Top-Rated AM Station in the Philippines