DZMB

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DZMB (90.7 Love Radio)
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City of license Pasay
Broadcast area Metro Manila, surrounding areas
Branding 90.7 Love Radio
Slogan Tototot Love Radio "Kailangan pa bang i-memorize 'yan? Bisyo na to'!"
(Tagalog for "Do you have to memorize that? It's addictive!")
Frequency 90.7 MHz
First air date July 1, 1946 (760 kHz AM Band)
February 14, 1975; 40 years ago (1975-02-14) (FM Band)
Format Top 40 (CHR), OPM
Power 25,000 watts
ERP 40,000 watts
Class C, D, E
Callsign meaning Manila Broadcasting Company
Owner Manila Broadcasting Company
(Love Radio Network)
Sister stations DZRH, 96.3 Easy Rock, Yes! FM 101.1
Website http://www.loveradio.com.ph/
http://www.kabisyo.com/

DZMB (90.7 FM), branded as 90.7 Love Radio, is radio station with Top 40 (CHR) and, OPM format. It is owned and operated by Manila Broadcasting Company in the Philippines. The station's studio is located at Star City, CCP Complex, Pasay City and the transmitter is located atop the BSA Twin Tower, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City.[1]

On-air staff[edit]

Most of the hosts/jocks' names are derived from common Filipino occupations (e.g., driver, vendor).

  • Chris Tsuper (Adrian Policena) – a cross-between "Christopher" and "tsuper", a driver/motorist. He was previously known as "Carlo Valentino" of Love Radio Lucena
  • Nicole Hyala (Emmilou Gaite - Tinana) – lifted from "kolehiyala", a female college student, also production supervisor for the said radio station.
  • Papa Jack (John S. Gemperle) - lifted from "pajak", a common called in a pedicab, a famous means of transportation.
  • Kristine Dera (Ivanne Colleen Parrilla) - lifted from "tindera", a female vendor.
  • Diego Bandido (Michael "Mike" Fantinalgo) - lifted from "bandido", a bandit (formerly Diego Latigo from 102.7 Star FM) and 101.1 Yes FM)
  • Shai Tisai (Elizabeth Almonte)- Lifted from "tisay",a Filipino word for light-skinned female. (formerly from Easy Rock Zamboanga & Killerbee 95.5)
  • Raqi Terra (Jessey Guiam)(formerly known as Chuchu Buday) - lifted from "rakitera", a person who makes extra work
  • Lyka Barista (Joy Babor) - Lifted from "barista"
  • Pinong Lagari (Kadyot Pinong) (Rufino Lagari) – The character behind "Kadyot lang! Kadyot lang", Cebuano for "Wait up!" which became one of the station's catchphrases.

Weekday Programming[2][edit]

As of April 6, 2015

  • Rambulan sa Umaga with Diego Bandido, Shai Tisai, and Tatang Henyo (5 am - 8 am)
  • Tambalan with Chris Tsuper and Nicole Hyala (8 am - 12 nn)
  • Kristine Dera (12 nn - 4 pm)
  • TLC: The Drama Special Interactive (1 pm - 2 pm) - Hosted by Kristine Dera and Tanya Chinita of Yes! FM Manila. Simulcast to Love Radio and Yes! FM stations nationwide.
  • Frienduh with Raqi Terra and Lyka Barista (4 pm - 8 pm)
  • TLC: True Love Conversation - Hosted by Papa Jack (9 pm - 12 am)

Weekend Programming[3][edit]

Saturday[edit]

Air Time Program Jocks
4 am - 6 am Love Day All Music
6 am - 9 am Love Day Chris Tsuper
9 am - 12 nn Love Day Nicole Hyala
12 nn - 3 pm Love Day Raqi Terra
3 pm - 6 pm Love Day Lyka Barista
6 pm - 12 mn Love Day All Music

Sunday[edit]

Air Time Program Genres Jocks/Hosts
12 mn - 4 am The Great Ones All Music Off-Air
4 am - 6 am Sunday Golden Morning 50's - 70s hits Off-Air
6 am - 9 am Sunday Golden Morning 50's - 60's Hits Diego Bandido
9 am - 12 nn Jukebox Hits Old OPM Hit Songs/ Classic Love Songs Shai Tisai
12 nn - 3 pm Sunday Afternoon Special 70's - 90's Hits/ Mellow Music Kristine Dera
3 pm - 6 pm Sunday Showdown Dance Hit Songs/ Disco/ Slow Rock Papa Jack
6 pm - 12 mn The Hitback Special All Music Off-Air

Theme songs[edit]

  • Love Radio: Ngiti tayo Lakihan mo (2008 - 2012)
  • Love Radio: Ang Sarap Mong Number 1 (2012–present)

Strengths[edit]

A plus factor is the signal quality. DZMB's signal involves a quadraphonic (4 channel) stereo sound that is heavy on the bass side of music, giving it an overwhelming presence. It's a sure come-on even for radios of relatively weak quality, ensuring its popularity.

Awards[edit]

  • Best FM Station - 2014 Yahoo PH Celebrity Awards
  • Best Female Disk Jockey for Nicole Hyala - 2014 Yahoo! OMG Awards
  • Best Female Disk Jockey for Nicole Hyala - 2013 Yahoo! OMG Awards
  • Best Female Disk Jockey for Nicole Hyala - 2012 Yahoo! OMG Awards
  • Best Radio Program: Tambalang Balasubas at Balahura for Nicole Hyala and Chris Tsuper - 2012 Yahoo! OMG Awards
  • Best Male Disk Jockey for Papa Jack - 2013 Yahoo! OMG Awards
  • Male DJ of the Year for Papa Jack - 2014 Yahoo! Celebrity Awards

Love Radio stations[edit]

Further information: Love Radio stations

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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