DXNJ-FM 104.5 MHz
Region IX - Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur
Aurora is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. It is composed of 44 barangays.
The 2015 Census of Population conducted by the Philippine Statistics Authority reported that Aurora has a total population of 50,755. This population is distributed over 180.95 square kilometers of land.
Aurora is the easternmost municipality of Zamboanga del Sur. It is bound by the province of Lanao del Norte on its eastern side. The town was named after President Manuel Quezon's wife, Aurora.
Radyo Kaugmaran was established in 2015 by the National Nutrition Council in partnership with the Municipal Government of Aurora under the Nutriskwela Community Radio Network Program Phase IV. “Kaugmaran” is a Cebuano term for progress.
At the time of its establishment, the prevalence of underweight among pre-school children was 6.5%. As of 2018, the prevalence of underweight is at 7.34% (Operation Timbang Plus, NNC).
DXNJ-FM 104.5 RADYO KAUGMARAN is located at the Multi-Purpose Gym, Barangay Poblacion, Aurora, Zamboanga Del Sur. It began broadcasting on 8 May 2015.
The NNC upgraded Radyo Kaugmaran’s transmitter in 2017. 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 28 out of 44 barangays of the municipality.
Station Personnel and Community Radio Council
Multi-Purpose Gym, Brgy. Poblacion, Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur