August 11, 2018

The impression of my HDR-14 (Sangean)

In my opinion, the HDR-14 is to get accustomed to with all of its controls easy to learn and intuitive. The display is bright, so no difficulty for reading. I mainly like the real that there is a thumb wheel...

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August 10, 2018

World Radio Map dot com

My reception locations are worldwide, so need to keep up with latest information of respective local radio services, accordingly have been a member of BDXC and ARDXC.   In many cases, maps and atlases are key tools to facilitate intellectual...

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July 29, 2018

The current status of complementary (supplementary) FM as of July 28, 2018

As I wrote, 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, as this is the only English...

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July 28, 2018

The verification card from the BSS Radio (Tottori, Japan)

Tottori Prefecture (Tottori-ken) is located in the Chugoku region, the capital is Tottori City. It is the least populous prefecture in Japan. This region is called `Sanin` area, which faces the Sea of Japan with the Chugoku Mountains in the...

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July 22, 2018

Why so hot in Japan???

Wow… temperatures across Japan are typically over 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees F) and sometimes even as high as 40 C (104 F) during the day, while the humidity is rarely lower than 50 percent. Fancy feeling sweaty and gross...

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July 15, 2018

SONY discontinued to SW radios

I`ve heard SONY already declared in this year that they ended the production of all SW radios like ICF-SW7600GR, ICF-SW35, ICF-EX5mk2 except ICF-M780N. I guess ICF-EX5 (previous and mk2) had been on sale from 1985, ICF-SW35 from 2000, and ICF-SW7600GR...

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July 13, 2018

the program `Visit Okayama` still can be heard

Okayama Prefecture is located west part of Japan, the capital is Okayama city, borders Hyogo, Tottori and Hiroshima Prefectures. It faces Kagawa Prefecture in Shikoku island, across the Seto Inland Sea and includes 90 islands in the sea. Okayama pref...

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July 08, 2018

Digital Radios in Russia 【Viva Digital Radio】

According to a Radio 1 correspondent who spoke to the vice-president of the Russian Academy of Radio, Yuri Kostin. Digital radio broadcasting in Russia may begin in the next two to four years.   Russian FM stations are still can be...

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July 07, 2018

Indonesian cuisines

I’d stayed in Singapore nearly seven months in 2005. Given the length of this stay, it was surprising that I’d been charmed by local foods like Indonesian. By chance, I watched a few typical Indonesian cuisines on a local TV...

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July 01, 2018

The HDR-14 joins `my team`

I've been waiting for an AM/FM HD radio in this size since I bought a HDR-16, as I already relinquished it. (The HDR-16 joins my team) (‘Across the pond’ (about HD radio in the US) -1)   When...

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«Radio is listening more and more digitally in the NL【Viva Digital Radio!】


DX International

  • DX International
    By Chrissy Brand, based in the 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

World Radio Map

Seoul Radio Listening Guide

  • The Seoul AM Radio Listening Guide
    This is a three-hour documentary broadcast narrated by Chris Kadlec (based in MI, the US) that looks at the AM band as heard in Seoul, Korea after dark.