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|Broadcast area||Metro Manila|
|First air date||1958|
|Format||College Radio, Entertainment, News, Music|
|Callsign meaning||University of the Philippines|
|Former frequencies||1580 kHz (1958-1972)|
1566 kHz (1987-1994)
|Owner||University of the Philippines Diliman|
DZUP 1602 (1602 kHz in Metro Manila) is an AM campus radio station owned and operated by the University of the Philippines Diliman. Its studio facility is located at the 2nd floor, Media Center of the College of Mass Communication, U.P. Diliman campus, in Quezon City; while its transmitter is located at Village B corner Delos Reyes St., UP Village, Diliman, QC. The station is being used as a laboratory for the Broadcast Communication students of the university, with programming that includes music programs and request shows to informative segments and talk shows.
At present, the station operates from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Mondays to Fridays, and is able to broadcast all year-round (including semestral breaks). DZUP 1602 kHz is heard all over Metro Manila, Pampanga, Cavite, Bulacan, and Laguna. Its tagline 'Kasali Ka' aims to convey the message that DZUP is not only for the UP community but also for everyone who actively participates in matinong usapan para sa maunlad na bayan. The station can also be heard through online streaming.
It serves as the community radio station of the U.P. Diliman campus, which has also become the bastion of freedom of expression and academic freedom within the university.
Awards and recognitions
Over the recent years, DZUP has been nominated for Best AM Station for four (4) non-consecutive years at the KBP Golden Dove Awards. Aside from the station, most of its programs, special promotional materials and public service announcements were recognized by the KBP, the Catholic Mass Media Awards (CMMA), and other award-giving organizations.
Stations owned by other UP campuses
|DZLB-AM||1116 KHz||5 kW||UP Los Baños (Los Baños)|
|DYUP-AM||873 kHz||UP Visayas (Iloilo)|
- 2011 Philippine Yearbook. Page 18.
- "Radio in the Philippines". Philippine Information Agency.
- "DZUP wins at the 21st KBP Golden Dove Awards". University of the Philippines Diliman. April 30, 2013. Retrieved September 19, 2018.
- "LIST OF WINNERS FOR THE 22ND GOLDEN DOVE AWARDS". Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas. June 10, 2014. Retrieved September 21, 2018.