DZTC

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DZTC
City Tarlac City
Broadcast area Tarlac
Branding DZTC 828
Slogan Ka-partner ng bawat Pilipino sa Pag-asenso! Ito ang Radyo Asenso!
Frequency 828 kHz
First air date 1965
Format News, Information
Power 1,000 watts
Callsign meaning DZ
Tarlac City
Owner Tarlac Broadcasting, Inc.
Sister stations DWXT
Website Website

DZTC is an AM radio station owned and operated by Tarlac Broadcasting, Inc. in the Philippines. The station's studios and transmitter are located at RCP Broadcasting Center, Mcarthur Highway, Brgy. San Nicolas, Tarlac City. This station operates everyday from 4:45 AM to 6:40 PM except Holy Week of each year when it closes down at 6:40 PM of Holy Wednesday until 4:45 AM of Easter Sunday. [1][2]

History[edit]

DZTC was the second radio station that was established in Tarlac province after DZXT-AM of Filipinas Broadcasting Network and commenced full operation in 1960s, about two years after the inception of DWXT-FM. It was operated by Nation Broadcasting Corporation owned by the Yabut Family under Mr. Abelardo Yabut. in September 1981, Radyo Pilipino Corporation acquired the station, Eli Garcia headed the station and Francis Cardona was the second station Manager, DZTC is still at the 4th Floor of Mariposa Building F. Tanedo Street. In 1991 DZTC was moved to the Old White House in Tarlac located at Ramos Street, San Vicente, This is home for five years and moved because of the killer quake in Northern and Central Luzon in July 1991 that made the building unsafe for everyone or considered condemned by the Engineers office. In July 2008, the company changed its name from Radyo Pilipino Corp to Radio Corporation of the Philippines.

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