DXNC-FM 98.5 MHz
Region IX - Siay, Zamboanga Sibugay
Siay is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay. It is composed of 29 barangays.
The 2015 Census of Population conducted by the Philippine Statistics Authority reported that Siay has a total population of 41,572. This population is distributed over 313.66 square kilometers of land.
The town of Siay reportedly produces the "largest, most succulent calamansi in the country." Yearly, the town conducts Bangus Festival celebrating the abundance of bangus or milkfish which is the prime commodity of the locality. The festival is highlighted by an annual culinary contest.
In 2008, Radyo Kasuhnan was established through a partnership between the National Nutrition Council and the Municipal Government of Siay. “Kasuhnan” means information in the Subanen dialect.
During its establishment, the prevalence of underweight among pre-school children was at 19.4%. As of 2018, the prevalence of underweight is at 11.57% (Operation Timbang Plus, NNC).
DXNC- FM 98.5 RADYO KASUHNAN is currently located at External Studies Unit, Western Mindanao State University, Poblacion, Siay, Zamboanga Sibugay. It started airing on 6 May 2009.
The NNC upgraded Radyo Kasuhnan’s transmitter in 2015. From 100 watts, the transmitter is now 300 watts with Effective Radiated Power (ERP) of 600 watts. The radio station can be clearly heard in 20 out of 29 barangays of the municipality.
Station Personnel and Community Radio Council
External Studies Unit, Western Mindanao State University, Poblacion, Siay, Zamboanga Sibugay