DYRF

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For AM station in Metro Cebu, see DYRF-AM.
DYRF (99.5 Star FM Iloilo)
City Iloilo City
Broadcast area Western Visayas Region
Branding 99.5 Star FM Iloilo
Slogan It's All For You
Frequency 99.5 MHz
First air date 1976
Format Love Songs, CHR (Top 40), OPM, News
Power 10,000 watts
ERP 11,000 watts
Callsign meaning DY
Rogelio Florete
Owner Bombo Radyo Philippines
(Consolidated Broadcasting System, Inc.)
Sister stations DYFM Bombo Radyo Iloilo 837
Website Star FM Iloilo

DYRF (99.5 FM) - branded as 99.5 Star FM Iloilo - is a music and news FM radio station owned and operated by Consolidated Broadcasting System, Inc. and owned by Bombo Radyo Philippines. Nationwide hook-up for Bombo Radyo newscast in the morning, noon time, afternoon and evening. A talk show in mid-morning. The rest of the programs are set for Star FM music format. Big events and special coverage are manned by Bombo Radyo Iloilo as they hook up. The station's studio, offices and transmitter is located at the 3rd floor R. Florete Building, Rizal Cor. Iznart Streets, Iloilo City.

History[edit]

The station's formerly known as 99.5 RF - Rhythm of the City, which since its establishment in 1970's has claimed air wave supremacy by storm when Dr. Rogelio Florete through the advice of his mother Doña Salome Florete, has started to helmed the day-by-day operations by Bombo Radyo in 1976.

On April 22, 1994, Bombo Radyo Network rebranded the station as 99.5 Star FM, using the English medium and it changed its language of medium to Ilonggo the next year when the Masa format started. The new format played OPM songs, along with foreign songs and news every Monday to Saturday, and they also provide news updates on a regular basis throughout the day. The station started the "masa" trend in FM stations. Presently, the station plays classics every Sundays and the new hits and OPM every Monday to Saturday.

In 2016, Star FM Iloilo and its provincial stations launched its new logo and tagline, "It's All For You" using the English/Filipino language of medium. The station flipped from mass-based to its well-crafted playlist of particularly love songs, whether Classic hits, mellow hits and soft rock music, to make it quite similar to 96.3 Easy Rock and 979 Home Radio in Metro Manila and 96.3 WRocK in Metro Cebu and added its format was Contemporary hit radio (Top 40) and OPM songs of the present.

Current On-Air Staff[edit]

  • Star DJ Terry
  • Star DJ Joey (Station Manager/OIC)
  • Star DJ Tracy
  • Star DJ Collin

Star-FM stations[edit]

Further information: Star FM Network