DWSS-AM

Last updated
DWSS
DWSS-logo.png
City Mandaluyong City
Broadcast area Metro Manila, and surrounding areas
Frequency 1494 kHz
BrandingDWSS 1494
Slogan Entertainment Radio
Programming
Language(s) Filipino, English (syndicated programs)
Format Soft AC, Talk, Religious, Blocktime
Ownership
Owner FBS Radio Network
(Supreme Broadcasting System)
DWBL 1242, Mellow 94.7
History
First air date
1978 (as DWEE)
1991 (as DWLR)
1993 (as K-Love)
1996 (as DWSS)
Former call signs
DWEE (1978-1991)
DWLR (1991-1993)
Call sign meaning
Sandigan ng
Sambayanan
(Former branding)
Technical information
Licensing authority
NTC
Class B (regional)
Power 10,000 watts
Links
Webcast DWSS 1494
DWSS Facebook Page

DWSS (1494 AM) is a blocktimer radio station owned by Supreme Broadcasting System, a subsidiary of FBS Radio Network in the Philippines. The station's studio is located at Paragon Plaza Condominium, EDSA corner Reliance Streets, Mandaluyong City, while its transmitter is located at Coloong 1 Road, Brgy. Caloong, Valenzuela City (co-shared with sister station DWBL).

Profile

In the 1970s, the station began its broadcast as DWEE owned by Radio One Complex, featuring music programs. The station's studios was situated at the now Philippine Christian University campus in Taft Avenue, Manila.

In 1991, Ultrasonic Broadcasting System bought the station and changed its callsign to DWLR. Its studios were relocated to SYSU Bldg. in Quezon City. In 1993, the call sign was changed to DWSS, airing Christian music under the name 1494 K-LOVE. Considering the owner's strong family religious background, this was their 1st venture into religious programming, way before Saved began airing on Energy FM years later. In 1996, Manny Luzon took over the station's operations and revamped DWSS as a blocktime station. In 2004, it was sold to FBS Radio Network, in exchange of the latter's stations in Dagupan and Cebu. [1] [2] Due to ownership restrictions, FBS uses the franchise of Supreme Broadcasting System for DWSS. [3]

It was once home of Nar Pineda, Ducky Paredes, Ruben Ilagan and other Powerhouse Broadcasters since the demise of DZXQ in March 2011, [4] as well as the Tagalog-languaged broadcast of Family Radio during evenings.

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References

  1. 1494 DWSS (Old Website)
  2. "OneRadioManila.com". Archived from the original on March 23, 2010. Retrieved September 7, 2018.
  3. "Republic Act No. 9186".
  4. "Ducky Paredes: Kaibigan Inc". Archived from the original on 2016-03-18. Retrieved 2015-10-16.