DXMC Bombo Radyo Koronadal (1026 kHz AM) is the consistent top rater and most listened radio station in Koronadal City and South Cotabato. For the past fourteen (14) years, Bombo Radyo Koronadal still number one (1) both in Radio Research Council survey in 1996 and National Radio Survey of Gio-visual released in May 2007. Bombo Radyo Koronadal is located at Km. 4, General Santos Drive, City of Koronadal and the Capital of the province of South Cotabato. The City of Koronadal (formerly called Marbel), is the Provincial Agri-industrial Center of the province and also the Regional Center of the SOCSKSARGEN Region. It is about an hourâ€™s drive or about sixty (60) kilometers north of General Santos City. Its major crops are rice and corn not to include coconuts, mango, camote, cacao, mongo and vegetables. Composed of 27 barangays, it is said to be named after â€œkoronâ€ or â€œkolonâ€ which means cogon grass and â€œnadalâ€ which means plain, while its nickname Marbel came from the Bâ€™laan term, which means â€œmurky waterâ€. Bombo Radyo Koronadal was established last November 11, 1995. It is under the Peopleâ€™s Broadcasting Service, Inc of the Bombo Radyo Philippines, the number 1 radio network in the country. It is a news, public affairs and commentary AM radio station catering to all the people from all walks of life, the A, B, C, D & E economic class. It has a power of 5,000 watts. Reach and Listenership: Bombo Radyo Koronadal's airwave dominance, like bomb, exploded and will be heard in almost all parts of South-Central Mindanao. Our primary coverage is the City of Koronadal and the province of South Cotabato while its secondary coverage areas reaches the provinces of Sultan Kudarat, North Cotabato and Maguindanao, all within the South-Central Mindanao Region. Because of its strong involvement in the social and civic affairs in the community, Bombo Radyo Koronadall was chosen as one of the Most Outstanding Broadcast Media of Year (Radio Category) by the Philippine National Police (PNP) Regional Office 12 during their foundation anniversary last February 1999 as well as the Most Outstanding Media Partner by the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in the implementation of its CARP Program. This does not include numerous plaques of appreciation and citations awarded by numerous civic groups such as the PNRC, Rotary Club and other NGOs. This 2007, Bombo Radyo Koronadal has received Plaque of Appreciations from PNRC, NIA & PDCC due his valuable contribution in making the public more informed and aware in the civic activities. At present, Bombo Radyo Koronadal is composed of 22 personnel in the Administrative, Programming and Technical Departments. The popular programs of the station are Bombohanay Bigtime (7:30-9:30 am), Bombohanay sa Udto (11:30-1:00 pm) and Zona Libre (6:30-8:30 pm) from Monday to Saturday as well as the Sunday radio magazine program â€œGOOD MORNING PHILIPPINESâ€.