DWAI-TV

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DWAI-TV
Gma tv-7.png
Naga, Camarines Sur
BrandingGMA TV-7 Naga
GMA Bicol
SloganKapuso kan lambang Bikolano
ChannelsAnalog: 7 (VHF)
AffiliationsGMA Network
OwnerGMA Network Inc.
Founded1986
Call letters' meaningD
W
NAga
BIcol
Sister station(s)DWGD-TV 44 (GMA Network)
DWNJ-TV (GMA News TV)
Transmitter power30,000 watts
WebsiteGMANetwork.com

DWAI-TV, channel 7 (also known as GMA TV 7 Naga or GMA Bicol), is a relay television station of GMA Network in Naga, Camarines Sur. Its studios and transmitters are located at GMA Broadcast Complex, Concepcion Pequena, Naga, Camarines Sur (beside Naga Hope Christian School and Mother Seton Hospital).

About DWAI-TV 7[edit]

  • 2009 - GMA Network launched GMA TV-7 Naga as its satellite station in the Bicol Region.
  • August 10, 2012 - GMA Naga was upgraded to a "super station" and it was called GMA Bicol in its branding, which primarily covers the provinces of Camarines Sur (via Channel 7) and Albay (via Channel 12).
  • September 17, 2012 – November 7, 2014 - GMA Bicol launched its flagship local newscast Baretang Bikol.
  • November 10, 2014 - GMA Bicol re-launched its flagship local newscast 24 Oras Bikol.
  • April 24, 2015 - GMA Network decided to cancel airing 24 Oras Bikol as part of the strategic streamlining undertaken by the network. The station is now downgraded as a relay (satellite-selling) station.

GMA Bicol Currently Programs[edit]

  • Word of God Network

Previously Aired Local Programs[edit]

  • Flash Bulletin (2010)
  • Let's Fiesta
  • Bicolandia Isyu Ngonian (Nov. 22, 2010-Sept. 14, 2012) [Weekdays 5:00 PM] - GMA Bicol's public affairs program.
  • 24 Oras Bikol - defunct regional newscast, cancelled due to streamlining of regional operations
  • Visita Iglesia

Relay stations[edit]

Station Location Channels ERP
DZEA-TV Daet, Camarines Norte 8 (VHF) 2 kW (0.5 kW ERP)
DWGD-TV Naga, Camarines Sur 44 (UHF) 5 kW
DWLA-TV Legazpi, Albay 12 (VHF) 10 kW (25 kW ERP)
DWGE-TV Legazpi, Albay 33 (UHF) 5 kW
DWGM-TV Sorsogon City 2 (VHF) 2 kW
DYKD-TV Masbate City 7 (VHF) 2 kW
DZZC-TV Virac, Catanduanes 13 (VHF) 2 kW

GMA Naga on Cable[edit]

Cable/Satellite Provider Ch. # Coverage
Sky Cable Naga 10 Naga City, Camarines Sur
Caceres Cable TV 12 Camarines Sur

See also[edit]