September 23, 2016

visited JAL's 'Sky museum' and hangers in HND - 2

A typical tour course lasts 90 minutes: aviation seminar (30 minutes), exhibit tour (20 minutes) and hangar tour (40 minutes). Excluding New Year's holidays the museum is open daily with tours. Visitors can book tours up to six months in...

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September 22, 2016

visited JAL's 'Sky museum' and hangers in HND

Japan Air Lines Co., Ltd. (JAL/JL) opened the 'Sky Museum' inside their maintenance hangar located in the field of Tokyo Haneda Airport (HND). I joined a tour course today (national holiday) with my son. We were overwhelmed by the grandeur...

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September 17, 2016

The memorable issue of BDXC’s magazine is free to non-members

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.   On July 2016,...

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September 16, 2016

MW and FM in April 2016 (in Nagasaki, Japan) - 2

There're two major sea ports (Izuhara and Hitakatsu) and one airport in Tsushima island. Hydrofoil ships come from the port of Hakata in Fukuoka city (Kyushu) a few times per day, also travel a few times a week to Busan,...

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September 15, 2016

Traveling by high speed trains

As I like traveling by high speed trains, have gotten on 'Shinkansen' (high speed train services in Japan) myriad of times. The success of the Shinkansen, which bridged a gap between automobiles and passenger transportation by air, triggered a review...

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September 10, 2016

the verification card from IBS radio (Ibaraki, Japan)

Ibaraki prefecture is located on the Kanto Plain. The capital city is Mito. The Tsukuba Science City is situated among this pref, and is famous for the origin of Natto, a traditional Japanese food made from soybeans. The northernmost part...

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September 09, 2016

the verification card from TBS Radio (Tokyo, Japan) and the 'Tokyo Skytree'

There're three MW commercial/private stations headquartered in Tokyo, the TBS Radio (JOKR), Bunka-hoso (JOQR) and Nippon-hoso(JOLF). 'TBS' is the abbreviation of 'Tokyo Broadcasting System' and their radio service (MW) frequency is 954kHz. (100kW) Their target areas, same as the other...

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September 04, 2016

The recent posts of 'travel_and_listening' category as of September 4 2016

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

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September 03, 2016

MW and FM in April 2016 (in Nagasaki, Japan)

Tsushima is an island of the Japanese archipelago located in the Korea Strait between the Japanese mainland and the Korean Peninsula, belongs to Nagasaki prefecture, Japan. The north faces the Korean Peninsula across the Korea Strait; the shortest distance to...

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September 02, 2016

MW and FM in August 2016 (in Spain)

A member of BDXC, Keith C Howells, based in Wales, has been to Majorca island in last month. It's the largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago, which are part of Spain and located in the Mediterranean. He introduced me...

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August 28, 2016

The impression of my Eton Satellit (Grundig Edition)

Not only does an Eton Satellit (Grundig Edition) have a good sensitivity, but it also offers its users quite a few rich functions.   I felt the FM band is subpar level for sensitivity and under-preforming unless antenna fully extended....

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August 27, 2016

A book 'Radio Mania 2016' is going to debut on August 29

An annual book form titled 'Radio Mania' (2016 edition) is going to be published on next Monday by Sansai-books. (Sorry! only in Japanese) I've the great pleasure to contributed to no less than 20 pages on this issue, as the...

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August 26, 2016

the verification card from CBC Radio (Nagoya, Aichi, Japan) and Mie pref.

There're two MW commercial/private stations headquartered in Nagoya, the CBC radio and Tokai Radio. The CBC radio's principal MW frequency is 1053kHz (50kW / JOAR) and nine relay/repeater stations in Aichi, Mie and Gifu. Their new complementary FM service (on...

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August 22, 2016

the verification card from Tokai Radio (Nagoya, Aichi, Japan)

There're quite a few specialties in Nagoya. A broad variety of features are available.   on a Shinkansen platform of JR Tokai (The Central Japan Railway Company) Nagoya station (from Wiki)   It's a big city, the capital of Aichi...

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August 21, 2016

the 'Enoshima Bali Sunset 2016' (Kanagawa, Japan)

Today, I went to the Eno-shima island (Fujisawa city) to see the festival titled 'Enoshima Bali Sunset 2016'.       (Eno-shima island)   This island seemed to transform into a miniature Bali island, where visitors were surrounded by...

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«【Notice】 re-organized the categories

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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