February 12, 2017

The past posts of 'travel_and_listening' category

Why don't we savor 'simple listening' on the sidelines of travel? The following list is all past posts of 'travel_and_listening' category, except heard in Japan, amounts to no less than 24 countries/regions and six continents.   Posted yyyy/mm, location, (the...

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February 11, 2017

DAB+ services are now expanding in Australia!

I'm the only Japanese member of ARDXC (Australian Radio DX Club), have been to Australia twice, Sydney and Perth.     According to the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), DAB+ services are expanding across Australia with trials in Canberra and...

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February 10, 2017

The ‘Seoul AM radio listening guide’

The ‘Seoul AM Radio Listening Guide’ is a three-hour documentary broadcast narrated by Chris Kadlec, based in MI, the US. (He'd stayed in South Korea from 2009 to 2016)   It also takes a look at propaganda and signal jamming...

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February 01, 2017

FM in December 2016 (in Canary islands, Spain)

A member of BDXC, John Hoad, based in Kent (in South East England), went to Lanzarote island (in Canary Islands, Spain) in last December. He kindly allows me to introduce his scanned results on this blog. (Lanzarote island) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lanzarote  ...

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January 30, 2017

The XDR-P1DBP (Sony-EU) joins. viva Digital Radio!

The XDR-P1DBP (by Sony-EU) has just arrived, used it nearly a half an hour. This model is only available for FM(RDS), DAB and DAB+, and too small, no MW, SW and FM (Japanese traditional FM). Accordingly, it’s an ideal receiver...

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January 24, 2017

A book 'a bible for radio reception' is going to be published on January 28

A book form titled 'A bible for radio reception’ is going to be published on this weekend by Sansai-books. (Sorry! only in Japanese) It’s a re-editing book, consists of selected articles from past ‘Radio mania’s (an annual magazine) and ‘Radio...

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January 22, 2017

The current status of complementary (supplementary) FM as of Jan 22 2017

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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January 21, 2017

the verification card from Bunka-hoso (Tokyo, Japan)

There're three MW commercial (private) stations headquartered in Tokyo, the Bunka-hoso (JOQR) , the TBS radio (JOKR) and the Nippon-hoso(JOLF). 'Hoso' means 'broadcasting' in Japanese. I already posted the articles of TBS and Nippon-hoso, so I'd like to write about...

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January 15, 2017

ordered a XDR-P1DBP! viva Digital Radio!

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 ‘local radio listener heard worldwide’ like me. As a result,...

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January 07, 2017

My recent contributions to BDXC's monthly magazines as of Jan. 7 2017

I'm the only Japanese BDXC member, who have written for 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...

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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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«Rob’s article appears on WRTH2017!

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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