l DWRX was one of the first 3 stations to operate on the FM band
l First in – employing live announcers, feature live musical programs, R&B FM station, Lite Rock station and now, the first creative pop station
l Started 1973, DWEI transferred owned by Liberty Broadcasting Corporation which features MOR
l 1975, DWEI transferred ownership to ACI (Audiovisual Communicators, Inc.) by Rene Lacson and Fredi Garcia
l 1975 – 1982 – first live announcers or DJ on FM, broadcast live musical programs
l 1982 – Lacson and Garcia sold their shares in ACI to Menardo Jimenez and Antonio Barreiro which eventually gave birth to DWRX (RATED XCELLENT)
l 1984 –
l Did a reformat and started a pop station
l It has become one of the most popular station of its time reaching number 1 in household survey
l Monster Radio RX 93 debuted in 1989 and introduced Monster Jocks
Monster Implies HUGENESS, INDIVIDUALITY and IMPACT
l In the succeeding years, Monster Radio improved their programming from talks shows (Heard of Thursdays) to concerts (RX Concert Series)
l In 1996, ACI opened the first provincial station in Zamboanga
l January 25th of the same year, DREAM RADIO RX 93.1 was officially launched
l In 2002, another milestone for ACI as it acquired a station in
l MONSTER RADIO BT 105.9
l Simultaneously acquired a station in GENERAL SANTOS and launched CITY of
l And just a year after, ACI launched another station from the Philippine’s largest city
Monster Radio 99.5 had its first ever broadcast in May of 2002. The station was located at
VO: Monster Radio BT 99.5 Davao had its first ever broadcast in the year 2002. And since then, our little station has grown and has become the premiere hit radio station in the city. Monster Radio Davao is now located in Gaisano Mall of Davao, thus making us more accessible and visible. Our primary audience ranges from teens to young professionals. With a power of 10,000 watts, we could reach as far as Bukidnon in the northside of
So why the name Monster? Don’t be frightened! We’re in the good side. Monster translates Individuality.
That we stand out from the rest. We always assure you that the songs you hear from us are the latest and hottest. And you pick the ones that you like to hear, then we play it! Don’t we listen to the radio to listen to our favorite jams? That’s what makes us unique.
And through our innovative programs, we make sure that we always come up with O-riginals. Who could’ve come up with Monster’s Live, where we feature bands from . . . where else? Proudly homegrown, proudly
Monster also means Hugeness.
That every broadcast day is an enormous responsibility. And through our own little way, we play a big part in shaping the way people think and act like true Monsters and we mean good monsters, like us.
Here at the Monster, we have monsterific shows that cater to just about every you!
The Rx concert series, which by the way has won so many golden dove awards for best variety program. It features your favorite bands here in the
We want to be nostalgic every now and then. Thus, we have Monster’s riot. Every Wednesday, we bring you songs that made it big in the 90’s plus early 2000 tracks. Can I have my hanky please. Oh.. the hurt still remains (sad song from the 90’s in the background)
Alternative and Rock songs you say? It’s Friday mayhem, every Fridays 4 to 6 pm
Let’s not forget our homies of course! Bounce to rnb and hiphop jams the whole day of Saturday.
And who would’ve thought Stacie Orrico, Jars of Clay, The Fray aren’t Christian Artists. Yes they are! And as a matter of fact, we have a program solely dedicated to Contemporary Christian Music That’s every Sunday 2 to 4 PM
Other radio stations claim variety. This is where it all began.
Aside from the one’s you hear over your radio, we also audible or should I say visible outside of it.
At least once every month, we bring you to the hottest clubs all over
Oh! And don’t forget the most anticipated every summer – our Summer Jocks! Fully devoted for monster jock wannabes who want to learn the tricks and trade of being a true blooded monster!