DWAD

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DWAD (Now Radio)
City Mandaluyong
Broadcast area Metro Manila and surrounding areas
Frequency 1098 kHz
BrandingDWAD 1098 Now Radio
Programming
Language(s) Filipino, English
Format Blocktime, Religious, Talk, Music
Ownership
OwnerCrusaders Broadcasting System
History
First air date
July 22, 1973
Former frequencies
1080 kHz (1973-1978)
Call sign meaning
Anno Domini (In the year of the Lord)
Technical information
Licensing authority
NTC
Power 10,000 watts
Links
Website DWAD Facebook Page

DWAD (1098 AM) Now Radio is a radio station owned and operated by Crusaders Broadcasting System, a media outlet owned by Cesar A. Dumlao, a government official during the martial law era under Ferdinand Marcos. [1] [2] [3] [4] Its studios and radio transmitter are located at 209 E. Dela Paz St., Mandaluyong City (beside the Dumlao Sports Center). It airs Mondays to Saturdays from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM, and on Sundays from 6:00 AM to 12:00 MN. [5] [6]

DWAD was a music station during the Martial Law era. Among its notable personalities were Lito Gorospe, Rino Basilio, Rene Jose, Mely Factoran & Manolo Favis. Currently, the station broadcasts brokered programming, consisting of mostly religious programs (Christian and Islamic), with music fillers playing Classic Hits. Since December 1, 2018, the station adopted the Now Radio brand. [7] [8]

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