Cebu City

DYUR (UR105) – Cebu City, Philippines – 4/20/98 – Mac Haley

Per Wikipedia, DYUR was branded as “UR105 Ultimate Radio” from 1993 to 2010. This aircheck, recorded about 5 years into that era, showcases the station at a time when it offered what (in the United States) would be classified as an Adult Contemporary format (although it was presumably considered Mainstream Top 40 in the Philippines). For those familiar with jingles, the ones heard on this montage should ring a bell.

103.5 Kiss-FM (hosted by Elmer “AJ” Karaan) & 95.5 Star-FM – Cebu, Philippines – 4/19/98

About once a month, FMairchecks.com will feature content from outside of the United States. For April 2013, we present a pair of stations from Cebu in the Philippines. 103.5 Kiss-FM was a full-blown English language CHR that made frequent use of very familiar-sounding jingles.  95.5 Star-FM offered an English-language presentation and appeared to be some form of what we now call Rhythmic AC – most of this aircheck was recorded during a 70’s/80’s Classic Dance specialty show known as “Disco Recall”. Courtesy of contributor Ryan Bishop (added 3/27/17) — DYCD was known as Kiss FM until 2002, when it turned into 103.5 Wild FM, then in 2015 it became 103.5 Retro Cebu, where it has a Classic hits format. DYCD is currently Retro Cebu. Its Classic hits format is...

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