January 15, 2017

ordered a XDR-P1DBP! (by Sony-EU)

I’ve kept looking for a suitable DAB/DAB+ receiver in recent days. As a matter of fact, digital radio systems are growing popular worldwide. So that it’s an essential gear of ‘global local radio listeners’ like me. As a result, I’ve...

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January 07, 2017

My recent contributions to BDXC's monthly magazines as of Jan. 7, 2016

I'm the only Japanese BDXC member, who contribute to monthly club's magazine 'Communication' many times. It's my great pleasure to be able to appear lots of times so that I should indicate deeply appreciate editors' efforts. My recent achievements are...

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January 06, 2017

MW in December 2016 (in Busan, Korea)

Why don't you savor 'simple listening' on the sidelines of travel? Local broadcastings gain a glimpse of better understanding trends in on-scene culture.    I tried to chase MW broadcasts, by my PL-380 in night at a hotel room in...

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January 05, 2017

FM in December 2016 (in Busan, Korea)

Because of the year-end through New Year holidays (from Dec. 30 thru Jan. 4), I’d stayed in Busan and Ulsan (South Korea) with my wife and son. They're awfully fond of Korean foods! like stone scorch bibimbap, barbecue, ‘samgyetang’ (chicken...

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January 04, 2017

Appears on the BDXC's 'Communication' January 2017 issue

I'm the only Japanese BDXC member, who contribute to monthly club's magazine 'Communication' many times. In the January 2017 issue (edition 506) ,on page #14, the article titled 'Sapporo MW & FM Band-scan’ appears.   It's my great pleasure to...

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January 01, 2017

A happy new year 2017!

New Year is the most important holiday in Japanese culture. Years are traditionally viewed as completely separate, with each new year providing a fresh start. Consequently, all duties are supported to be completed by the end of the year, whole...

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December 25, 2016

the verification card from MRT radio (Miyazaki, Japan)

Miyazaki Prefecture is located on the eastern coast of the island of Kyushu, surrounded by the Pacific Ocean to the south and east, Oita Prefecture to the north, and Kumamoto and Kagoshima Prefectures to the west. The capital is Miyazaki...

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December 24, 2016

The current status of complementary (supplementary) FM as of Dec 25 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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December 23, 2016

Rob’s article appears on WRTH2017!

Rob Shepherd, a menber of ARDXC, based in QLD Australia, one of benevolent cooporators of this blog, contributed the article titled ‘A Pacific Radio Adventure’ to WRTH2017. It’s my extremely great pleasure to find out his description on WRTH!  ...

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December 22, 2016

Happy holidays!

Happy holidays! I've received several greeting cards from international friends. Many thanks and wish your good luck and happiness!   I think Christmas has only been widely celebrated in Japan for the last few decades, but is still not seen...

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December 17, 2016

the WRTH2017 joins!

I've just received the 'WRTH2017' today, known as the only almanac directory of global broadcasting.   It's one of essential matters for listening local stations worldwide, accordingly the part titled 'National Radio' makes myself useful. From it, state broadcasters are...

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December 12, 2016

From Joerg Klingenfuss (Dec. 2016)

I've received a mail from Joerg, owner of the publishing company, Klingenfuss Publications, located in Tuebingen, Baden-Wurttermberg, Germany. Let me introduce it in this post.   He wrote that only recently, dozens of Kiwi-SDRs worldwide covering the complete 0-30 MHz...

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December 11, 2016

the verification card from Nippon hoso (Tokyo, Japan) and Chiba Pref.

There're three MW commercial (private) stations headquartered in Tokyo, the TBS Radio (JOKR), Bunka-hoso (JOQR) and Nippon-hoso(JOLF). 'Hoso' means 'broadcasting' in Japanese. I already posted the article which was about TBS, so I'd like to introduce JOLF and Chiba Prefecture...

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December 04, 2016

the verification card from RKB radio (Fukuoka, Japan) and Kita-kyushu City

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

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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) http://bdxc.org.uk/bie.html   It is...

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

DX International

  • Chrissy Brand
    From Machester, UK. Contains a selection of Chrissy's articles mostly published in Radio User (the 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 the UK and one of major org like ARRL(the US), DARC(Germany), WIA(Australia) , REF(France) JARL(Japan) …
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