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History of Radio and TV in the Philippines

History of Radio and TV in the Philippines



History of Radio and TV Broadcasting in the Philippines

History of Radio and TV Broadcasting in the Philippines



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    • In June 1922, a couple of 50-watt radio stations were established in Pasay and in Manila by Henry Hermann.During that time, the Filipinos readily accepted radio news and entertainment programs, and local businessmen, who recognized its profitability, established their own radio stations to advertise their products and services.
    • • In 1924 an American established the first AM radio station named KZKZ.HENRY HERMANN ------was the founder of the Electrical Supply Company (Manila). He gained permission, possibly from local government and the military to operate more than one station..
    • • Two years into the experiment, Hermann replaced the experimental stations with a 100-watt station with the call letters KZKZ.• On October 4, 1924, with KZKZ but a few months old, he sold it to the Radio Corporation of the Philippines (RCP)
    • In 1929, KZRC, RadioCebu, opened in Cebu andintroduced radio broadcastingin the province. However, itwas closed down becauseshortwave relay signals wereunsuccessful between Cebu andManila. It reopened after adecade and fearlessly went onair with the guerillamovements.
    • • At first, sponsors did not directly advertise their products but mentioned only their names as sponsor of particular shows, or titled the shows after their product, for example Klim Musical Quiz or The Listerine Amateur Hour.
    • Created in 1931The board examinedapplications for licenses tooperate radio, allocatedband frequencies, andconducted inspections forthe office of the Secretaryof Commerce and Industry
    • Originally, as a colony of the USA, four letter call signs beginning with KZ-- were in use.Francisco Koko Trinidad, known as the Father of Philippine Broadcasting attended the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) in 1947, held in Atlantic City in the US.
    • German name ofGERMANY
    • In 1924 the first two callletters “KZ” was assignedto all radio stations inthe Philippines inaccordance with the lawsof the United States ofAmerica.
    • In 1929KZRC, Radio Cebu,opened in Cebu andintroduced radiobroadcasting in theprovince.
    • In 1931 the Radio ControlDivision wasestablished. It wasthe regulatory body ofthe broadcastindustry.
    • DURING During the bombing ofPearl Harbor in Hawaii,and when Japaneseairplanes bombed Manila,six commercial radiostations wereestablished.
    • On December 28, 1941 The United Statesprovided a shortwave relaystation in the Philippinesand beamed to the fiveradio stations in Manilaand to the radio station inCebu.
    • January 2, 1942 A similar shortwaverelay station wasprovided for a few moredays by the navy wirelessstation but was destroyedwhen the Japanese forcesattack Cavite
    • February 6, 1942 Gen Emilio Aguinaldo, ina broadcast over theJapanese controlled KZRH,urged General MacArthur tosurrender in view of theobvious superiority ofJapanese arms.
    • October 20 and 23, 1944 A temporaryshortwave relaystation wasestablished in Manilawith the call signPIAM and PIRM duringthe war.
    • After the War
    • When World War II wasover, KZFM was the firstradio station to return onthe air. It reopened in May1945 and was operated bythe US Army Office of WarInformation.
    • 1947 KZFM, renamed DZFM,became the nucleus ofthe PhilippineBroadcasting System.
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    • • The Philippines history in terms of a free press is a checkered past. In the beginning, the news was censored by the Americans. Later under the Americans, the Philippines press was open and free-wheeling before martial law was imposed under President Ferdinand Marcos in 1972.