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DXSS (Mom's Radio 97.9 Davao)
City Davao City
Broadcast area Davao Region
Branding Mom's Radio 97.9 Davao
Slogan Make It Your Choice
Frequency 97.9 MHz
First air date 1977 (as DXSS-FM 97.9)
1996 (as Music Now 97.9)
2002 (as the 1st literation of Mom's Radio 97.9)
2010 (as SBN DXSS 97.9)
November 2015 (as the 2nd iteration of Mom's Radio 97.9)
Format Adult Contemporary, Talk Radio
Power 10,000 watts
Callsign meaning DX
Owner Southern Broadcasting Network
(Estima, Inc.)
Webcast Mom's Radio Live Streaming
Website Mom's Radio Philippines

DXSS-FM, branded as Mom's Radio 97.9 Davao is a music and talk FM radio station owned by Southern Broadcasting Network. Its studios and transmitter are located in SBN Compound, Along Shrine Hills, Matina, Davao City. It operates daily from 5:00 am to 10:00 pm and except Holy Week of each year where it signs-off at 10:00 pm of Holy Wednesday and lasts until 5:00 am of Easter Sunday. DXSS-FM is considered to be the pioneer FM radio station in Davao City.

DXSS-FM History[edit]

  • The station began its operations in 1977 as DXSS-FM 97.9, as an affiliate of GMA Network.
  • In 1996, GMA ended its partnership with SBN and DXSS was rebranded as Music Now. The station played Adult Top 40 music.
  • In 2002, the station became as Mom's Radio 97.9. Dedicated to the mothers and mothers-to-be listeners in Davao City.
  • In 2010, it was rebranded as DXSS 97.9 with limited broadcast time.
  • On November 2015, Mom's Radio 97.9 returned on air, this time via satellite from Manila.

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