DYWT

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DYWT (105.9 Wild FM)
City Iloilo City
Broadcast area Iloilo City
Branding 105.9 Wild FM
Slogan "Naminami gid yah"
Frequency 105.9 MHz
First air date 1992
Format CHR/Top 40, OPM
Power 10,000 watts
ERP 20,000 watts
Class A,B,C,D,E
Callsign meaning DYWT
Former frequencies 92.7 MHz (1997-2016)
Owner UM Broadcasting Network
Website http://www.umbn.com.ph/wildfm

105.9 Wild FM (DYWT 105.9 MHz Iloilo City) is one of FM station of UM Broadcasting Network in the Philippines. The station's studio and transmitter is located at the fourth floor of Perpetual Succor Bldg.(Encanto Bldg.), Jalandoni Street in Iloilo City. It broadcasts daily from 5:00am up to 12mn.

History[edit]

The station was put-up by Amcara Broadcasting Network after Iloilo's Alternative Radio DYMC Magic 91.1 FM in 1992. After Amcara Broadcasting Network was bought by ABS-CBN in 1995, the station ceased its broadcast. UMBN acquired the station frequency 92.7 in 1997 and change its call sign to DYWT.

In April 2011, it was approved by NTC to move to Iloilo City as UMBN initially applied. In May 2011, it was formally launch in Iloilo City with a power of 3,000 watts and license to broadcast up to 10,000 watts. NOTE: transmitter is poor in grounding and had a lot of scattered frequency around the said frequency broadcast band within 300–500 meters away from the transmitter site in Jalandoni Street (near San Agustin Gym where Z100 and DYSA-AM was located before), Iloilo City.

In September 2016, Wild FM move it's frequency to 105.9 for better signal reception.

In April 8, 2017 at 12:55am. The station was damage by fire was started beside the station studio in the 4th floor of Perpetual Succor Bldg.(Encanto Bldg.), Jalandoni Street, Iloilo City Proper. The stations transmitter was believe to be damage by heat from the fire and water damage due to fire fighters to save the building at the 5th floor above the stations studio. It was declared by BFP (Bureau of Fire Prevention) fire out after an hour around pass 2am.

Wild FM Radio stations in the Philippines[edit]

Branding Callsign Frequency Location
Wild 92.3WT Davao DXWT-FM 92.3 MHz Davao City
90.7 Wild News FM Legazpi DWDA-FM 90.7 MHz Legazpi City
95.7 Wild FM Boracay DYBW-FM* 95.7 MHz Boracay
103.5 Retro Cebu DYCD-FM* 103.5 MHz Cebu City
105.9 Wild FM Iloilo DYWT-FM* 105.9 MHz Iloilo City
94.3 Wild Zee Cagayan de Oro DXWZ-FM 94.3 MHz Cagayan de Oro City
98.5 Wild FM Butuan DXBB-FM 98.5 MHz Butuan City
99.1 Wild FM General Santos DXRT-FM 99.1 MHz General Santos City
92.9 Wild FM Valencia DXWB-FM 92.9 MHz Valencia, Bukidnon
103.1 Wild FM Iligan DXIL-FM 103.1 MHz Iligan City

* In cooperation with Ditan Communications. * In cooperation with Paradise Island Radio, Inc.

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