DXMX

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DXMX (105.9 Balita FM)
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City Davao City
Broadcast area Davao
Branding 105.9 Balita FM
Slogan Relevant News. Finest Music. Alang sa Dabawenyo.
Frequency 105.9 MHz
First air date 2000 (as Red Hot Mix FM 105.9)
2005 (as 105.9 Mix FM)
2013 (as 105.9 Power FM)
2014 (as 105.9 Balita FM)
Format CHR/Top 40 (as 105.9 Mix FM)
Hot AC, News/talk (as 105.9 Power FM)
News/talk (as 105.9 Balita FM)
Power 10,000 watts
ERP 65,000 watts
Callsign meaning 105.9 MiX FM
(former brand)
Owner Oriental Mindoro Management Resources Corporation
Real Radio Network
Webcast Listen Live
Website http://abdavao.com/

DXMX (105.9 FM), branded as 105.9 Balita FM, was an FM radio station owned and operated by Oriental Mindoro Management Resources Corporation. Its studios are located at Doors 4 and 5, RJ Homes Bldg., Pelayo St., Davao City. It operates daily from 6am to 11pm.

On October 1, Balita FM went off the air for unknown reasons.

Mix FM (2000 - 2013)[edit]

Prior to Mix FM, it was known as "Red Hot Mix FM 105.9", when in 2000, former Magic 89.9 personality and current City Information Officer Bong Aportadera (known on-air as "Sonny B") returned to his hometown to set up the station, in partnership with Randall Ong. In 2005, "Red Hot" was eventually dropped (although still heard on 24K Friday) and it was renamed "105.9 Mix FM". On that same year, Mix FM became the number one radio station in Mindanao. Mix FM targets young and active listeners (A, B, and upper C market).

In addition, Mix FM added legendary Los Angeles radio disc jockey Rick Dees, who hosts the Rick Dees' Weekly Top 40 countdown. Also, the station hosting several events in DC such as House Party and Sikat!.

On February 28, 2013, after 13 years of existence, Mix FM signed off for the last time at 10:59pm, its last song was "Keeping the Dream Alive" by Münchener Freiheit.

Power FM (2013 - 2014)[edit]

On March 1, 2013, 105.9 was relaunched as Power FM, as the new management took over the station. It featured news & commentaries in the morning, music during mid-morning to evenings & blocktimers during the rest of the day. Hence, it was dubbed as "The all in one station".

Power FM ranked #4 in Davao City, based on the recent Kantar Media Radio Research Council Survey, as a result, the management decided to make some changes. On February 28, 2014, Power FM made its final broadcast.

Balita FM (2014 - 2016)[edit]

On March 1, 2014, 105.9 was relaunched as Balita FM. Unlike Power FM, it features more on news & commentaries, with some blocktimers. It was faces competition with Radyo5 101.9 News FM Davao and 91.5 Brigada News FM Davao.

Awards[edit]

  • KBP Golden Dove Awards - People's Choice for Best FM Station (Mindanao Category) (2005)

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