December 03, 2016

A 'Broadcasts in English' B16 issue

A 'Broadcasts in English' is a magazine, twice in a year, issued by BDXC. The B16 version has been available since last week. It's one of my favorite and useful references.   (The explanation of it)   It is...

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December 02, 2016

The recent posts of 'travel_and_listening' as of Dec. 1 2016

Why don't you savor 'simple listening' on the sidelines of travel? The recent (over a half year) posts of 'travel_and_listening' category are as follows;   Posted yyyy/mm, location, (the cooperator)   2016/12 Bratislava, Slovakia (Chrissy Brand)   2016/10 Sapporo,...

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December 01, 2016

FM in November 2016 (in Bratislava, Slovakia)

A principal member of BDXC, Chrissy Brand, based in Manchester the UK, went to Bratislava, Slovakia in last month, and checked for changes since she was last there in March 1993. She said that some good, some bad but key...

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November 27, 2016

The SRF-V1BT joins!

I've just used it for a short hour.   I think there're a few minor annoyances and omissions, however is a good model. This is a fairly unique and attractive looking figure, a bit larger in size than I'd expected....

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November 26, 2016

ordered a SRF-V1BT (by Sony)

I've just ordered a SRF-V1BT (by Sony). It's a latest model of portable Bluetooth speaker with MW/FM radio, connect and stream easily with Bluetooth and NFC. You can listen longer with up to 32 hours of battery life enjoy the...

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November 20, 2016

the verification card from STV radio (Hokkaido, Japan)

There're two private (commercial) MW stations in Hokkaido, HBC radio and STV radio. I already posted about HBC, so I'd like to describe the other, STV.   (The post of HBC Radio and Hokkaido on this blog) (Hokkaido)

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November 19, 2016

【Notice】 Caution of translation

Hi visitors!   Despite of technology evolution, especially in information technology, the translation of language isn't always properly even now.   Please do not trust the translated contents, it is so awful and sometimes it shows totally opposit meanings.  ...

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November 18, 2016

A pre-order of WRTH 2017 is available

World Radio TV Handbook or WRTH is the most accurate and complete guide to the world of radio on LW, MW, SW and FM, available in any form. WRTH 2017, the 71st edition of the bestselling directory of global broadcasting...

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November 13, 2016

the verification card from HBC radio (Hokkaido, Japan)

The island of Hokkaido is located at the north end of Japan, near Russia, and has coastlines on the Sea of Japan, the Sea of Okhotsk, and the Pacific Ocean. The center of the island has a number of mountains...

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November 07, 2016

the verification card from KBC radio (Fukuoka, Japan)

Fukuoka City is the capital of Fukuoka Prefecture and situated on the northern shore of the island of Kyushu in Japan. It is the most populous city on the island and the largest city and metropolitan area west of Kei-han-shin.(around...

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November 06, 2016

tried to catch the SBS's test transmission!

The SBS (Shizuoka Broadcasting System, Inc.) is a Japanese broadcaster headquartered in Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Pref. This city is located on the halfway point between Tokyo and Nagoya (Aichi).   Their conventional MW radio service is on 1404 kHz (JOVR...

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October 31, 2016

presented on the ‘Shortwave Monthly’ Nov. 2016 issue

A well-known and enthusiastic Japanese radio DXer, Mr. Takahito Akabayashi presented this blog and my activities on his web site titled 'Shortwave Monthly'  (November 2016 issue). Needless to say, this site is too informative at any time, for almost all...

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October 30, 2016

The current status of complementary (supplementary) FM as of Oct. 30 2016

As I posted, complementary (supplementary) FM services (including ‘Wide FM’) have been started one after another, among 48 commercial (private) MW stations in Japan. I'd like to describe the latest situation in this time.   (the complementary/supplementary FM - explanations...

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October 29, 2016

The recent posts of 'travel_and_listening' as of Oct. 29 2016

The recent (over four months) posts of 'travel_and_listening' category are as follows;   Posted yyyy/mm, location, (the cooperator)   2016/10 Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan (Koji) 2016/09 Tsushima island, Nagasaki, Japan (Koji) 2016/09 Majorca island, Spain (Keith C Howells) 2016/07 Gotemba, Shizuoka,...

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October 28, 2016

FM in October 2016 (in Hokkaido, Japan)

I went to Sapporo city, Hokkaido in last week. Hokkaido is the second largest island of Japan, and the northmost prefecture. The capital is Sapporo city. I've been to Hokkaido more than 20 times, both on business and for pleasure,...

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«the verification card from KRY radio (Yamaguchi, Japan)

DX International

  • Chrissy Brand
    From Machester, UK. Contains a selection of Chrissy's articles mostly published in Radio User (UK based monthly magazine)

British DX Club

  • BDXC official web site
    Since 1974 (as the Twickenham DX Club) The more appropriate current title was adopted in 1979. We now a large UK-based membership as well as a substantial number of overseas members.

Australian Radio DX Club

RSGB IOTA program

  • RSGB IOTA homepage
    I've been the only authorized Japanese country assistant of RSGB IOTA committee since 1998. RSGB is the abbreviation of Radio Society Great Britain. The only amateur radio organization in UK and one of major org like ARRL(USA), DARC(Germany), WIA(Australia) , REF(France) JARL(Japan) …
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