June 16, 2018

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

Amsterdam, 11 June 2018 - All national public and commercial national and regional radio stations will celebrate the Week of Digital Radio for the fifth time this week (11 to 15 June 2018). The week is part of the joint...

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June 15, 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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June 14, 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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June 03, 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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May 26, 2018

The past posts of 'travel_and_listening' category (except Japan) as of May 25

Why don't we savor 'simple listening' on the sidelines of travel?   The following list is all past posts of 'travel_and_listening' category, only local radios – no long distance MW nor SW services (In my opinion, they're too obsolete) ,...

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May 25, 2018

FM in May 2018, (in Jakarta, Indonesia)

I was able to hear plenty of analog FM stations in Jakarta as listed on the Jakarta page in World radio map dot com.   (World Radio Map in Jakarta) http://worldradiomap.com/id/jakarta   My first impression was…traffics in Jakarta are so...

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May 24, 2018

DAB+ in May 2018, (in Jakarta, Indonesia)

I`ve just returned from Jakarta, Indonesia. It was my first trip to Jakarta (on business meeting) also tried to catch local DAB and FM stations by my XDR-P1DBP. I`m really appreciate DAB radios, so excited to hear them for the...

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May 20, 2018

A ‘Definitive edition of BCL bible` will be published on May 29

A book form named 'Definitive edition of BCL bible' is going to come out on 29th May by Sansai-books. In Japan, a book related to Short Wave listening haven`t been published for the past four years. In my opinion, SW...

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May 19, 2018

The `Abeno Harukas` in Osaka, Japan

My family went to Osaka, including `Abeno Harukas` two weeks ago. I`ve been to Osaka many times even my family, however it was the very first time to visit the place. It`s the Japan’s highest building, with its observatory, HARUKAS...

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May 13, 2018

DAB+ in a Multiplatform World【Viva Digital Radio!】

I really appreciate digital radios, especially DAB+. It`s way better than traditional types.   According to Asia Radio Today, broadcasters from around the world gathered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on March 5 to up-skill on digital radio best practice at...

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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.