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Bombo Radyo Butuan
Logo of Bombo Butuan (1995-present)
City of license Butuan City
Broadcast area Agusan del Norte, parts of Caraga Region, and Bukidnon
Branding Bombo Radyo Butuan
Slogan Basta Radyo... BOMBO!
Frequency 981 kHz
First air date February 14, 1994
Format News, Public Service, Drama
Power 15,000 watts
ERP 100,000 watts
Callsign meaning DX
Owner Bombo Radyo Philippines
(Consolidated Broadcasting System, Inc.)
Webcast Listen Live
Website Bombo Radyo Butuan

DXBR or widely known as Bombo Radyo Butuan is an AM radio station of the Consolidated Broadcasting System, Inc. under Bombo Radyo Philippines in Butuan City. The station's studio and transmitter are located at Bombo Radyo Broadcast Center, Km. 3 Arujville Subdivision, Libertad, Butuan City, Philippines.

Bombo Radyo Butuan operates from 4 o'clock in the morning until 9:30 in the evening with recorded programs heard over the live streaming of Bombo Radyo website.

Bombo Radyo Butuan provides news, public service, drama and music for the audience of Butuan City, the whole province of Agusan del Norte and Agusan del Sur, Caraga Region and through the whole world via internet.

Bombo Radyo Butuan maintains its dominance in radio broadcasting as leading and number one AM station in Butuan and Caraga by delivering the right, fast, first news.[1] Bombo is also known for its fearless commentary to the corrupt officials in the government.

In the midweek of November 2012, Bombo Butuan replaces its old transmitter expanding its coverage to 15,000 watts.

Programs of Bombo Radyo[edit]

Regular Programming[edit]

Monday to Saturday

  • Maayong Buntag Mindanao (4:00-5:00AM)
  • Bombo Reports 1st Edition (5:00-6:00AM)
  • Bombo News and Views Morning Edition (6:00-6:30AM)
  • Bombo Reports 2nd Edition (6:30-7:00AM)
  • Bombo Network News (Morning Edition) (7:00-7:30AM)
  • Bombo Balita sa Alas Syete (7:15-7:45AM)
  • Bombohanay Bigtime (7:45-9:30AM)
  • Drama (9:30-11:30)
  • Bombohanay sa Udto (11:30-1:00PM)
  • Bombo Network News (Noontime Edition) (12:00-12:30PM)
  • Kagahapon Lamang (1:00-2:30PM)
  • Drama (2:30-4::00)
  • Bombo News and Views Afternoon Edition (4:00-4:30PM)
  • Bombo Reports Afternoon Edition (4:30-6:00PM)
  • Bombo Network News (Evening Edition) (6:00-6:30PM)
  • Zona Libre (6:30-8:30PM)
  • Bombo Rosary Crusade (8:30-9:00)

Sunday Programming[edit]

  • Good Morning Philippines - Anchored by Benjie Barazan
  • Dura Lex Sed Lex - "Ang Balaod Mabangis apan kini ang Balaod." - Anchored by Kevin Linaac
  • Bombo Hanay sa Musika - Anchored by Raymund Aplaya
  • Doctor Bombo - Anchored by Esteb Paican
  • Bombo Sports and Physical Fitness - Anchored by Aurom Satorre
  • Hong-hong sa Kagabion
  • Bombo Success Stories (Defunct program)

Current Staff[edit]

Administrative Department[edit]

  • Benjie Balansag (Station Manager)
  • Edwin Bayer (Assistant Station Manager)
  • Marycel Plaza
  • Ratche Magante

News Department[edit]

  • Lilibeth Bitangcor (News Director)
  • Jelie Madronal
  • Rolan Janea
  • Paul Bacong

Reportorial Department[edit]

  • Rey Brangan (Chief of Reporters)
  • Roniel Cinco
  • Aurom Satorre
  • Raymund Aplaya
  • Esteb Paican
  • Benjie Barazan
  • Kevin Linaac
  • Albert Hinoguin

Technical Department[edit]

  • Francis Delareman (Chief Technician)
  • Anthony Pascual
  • Jeffrey Gonzales


  • Edwin Bayer (Zona Libre and Bombo Reports Afternoon Edition - Monday to Saturday; Bombohanay sa Udto - filler)
  • Rey Brangan (Bombohanay Bigtime - Monday to Saturday, Maayong Buntag Mindanao - filler)
  • Roniel Cinco (Kagahapon Lamang & Bombo Reports Second Edition)
  • Aurom Satorre (Zona Libre, Sunday Edition; Bombo Sports & Physical Fitness)
  • Kevin Linaac (Dura Lex Sed Lex)
  • Benjie Barazan (Maayong Buntag Mindanao, Bombohanay sa Udto & Good Morning Philippines)
  • Raymund Aplaya (Bombo Reports 1st Edition - filler)
  • Esteb Paican (Bombo Reports Afternoon Edition - Sunday)


  • Benjie Balansag (Bombo News and Views - Afternoon Edition)
  • Lilibeth Bitangcor (Bombo News and Views - Morning/Afternoon Edition & Balita sa Alas Syete)
  • Jelie Madronal (Bombo News and Views - Morning/Afternoon Edition & Balita sa Alas Syete)
  • Aurom Satorre (Balita sa Alas Syete)
  • Kevin Linaac (Bombo News and Views - Morning Edition)

Bombo Patrol Reporters[edit]

  • Rey Brangan (Chief of Reporters)
  • Roniel Cinco
  • Kevin Linaac
  • Aurom Satorre
  • Benjie Barazan
  • Albert Hinoguin
  • Raymund Aplaya
  • Esteb Paican

Former Bombo Personalities[edit]

  • Carlo Dugaduga (currently the PIO of Cebu City Government)
  • Mark Rabadan
  • Nathaniel Medino
  • Joy Tablada
  • Roslyn Caponpon
  • Marivic Cuyno
  • Amy Cabunoc-Pagaspas (Station Manager, Radyo Trumpeta)
  • Rey Maraunay
  • Haniford Bararudin
  • Felimon Balasabas
  • Bernie Cabusao
  • Norbert Pagaspas (owned the radio station Radyo Trumpeta)
  • Christopher Timogan (transferred to Radyo Trumpeta)
  • Ariel Jaspe (transferred to Radyo Trumpeta)
  • Darwin Precillas (currently an anchorman at Radyo Trumpeta)
  • Liezel Valdez (transferred to Radyo Trumpeta)
  • Erwin Dano (elected as City Councilor)
  • Cecillia Mabale-Maboloc (now in Radyo Trumpeta)
  • Elmer Maboloc
  • Ricky Collado (current Area Manager - AM Division, Bombo Radyo Phils., Mindanao Area)
  • Reggie Acenas
  • Jun Grana
  • Andres Sarsaba
  • Rey Collado (Principal, Butuan Central Elementary School)
  • Bobong Moron
  • Annie Torralba
  • Benjie Talisic
  • Roy Waga
  • Victor Pandawatnon
  • Roderick Tambirao
  • Lolita dela Cruz Castor
  • Ronald Dizon
  • May Ann Escobal
  • Joemar Dejarme
  • Dreza Enriquez
  • Marnie Antenorio
  • Alex Mapoy (transferred to 103.9 Radyo Trumpeta)
  • Arraine Pableo
  • Daisy Saraon
  • Glizza Mae Bergado
  • Arnel Cortez

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