June 25, 2016

My current receivers (June 25, 2016)

My radio storage 1     Sangean : ATS-405 Degen    : DE1103-DSP Eton      : Sattelit (Grundig edition) ELPA     : ER-C57WR Tescun   : PL-380 Sony      : ICF-SW7600GR   My radio storage 2     Tescun :  PL-310ET,...

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June 24, 2016

The recent posts of 'travel_and_listening' category as of 24th June 2016

The recent (a half year) posts of 'travel_and_listening' category are as follows;   Posted yyyy/mm, location, (contributor)   2016/06 Corfu, Greece (Keith C Howells) 2016/05 Omaezaki, Shizuoka, Japan (Koji) 2016/05 Takaoka-city, Toyama, near Kanazawa (Koji) 2016/04 Tsushima, Kyushu, Japan (Koji)...

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June 23, 2016

FM and MW in May 2016 (in Corfu, Greece) (2)

WRT MW from Nissaki, N-E Corfu 11 May – 18 May, daylight hours.   Daytime reception on MW appeared to be concentrated mainly on 1008kHz which was carrying mostly the 'Proto Programma' or First Program from public broadcaster ERT with...

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June 22, 2016

FM and MW in May 2016 (in Corfu, Greece)

A member of BDXC, Keith C Howells, based in Wales, had stayed in 'Corfu', Greece in last month. I'd like to introduce his reception records of MW and FM.   Corfu is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea. It...

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June 13, 2016

Radio listening in Omaezaki, Shizuoka-pref

In last month, I went to ‘Omaezaki’ for chasing long distance FM broadcasts with my PL-880. This is a city located in Shizuoka Prefecture, central part of Japan and is located at the tip of Omaezaki Peninsula on Japan's Pacific...

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June 12, 2016

A book titled 'worldwide listening guide' (2)

I think it’s a very unique book, in fact I've never seen anything like it. The editor’s guide includes AM, FM, Satellite services and ‘Internet Radio’ programs. He said ‘listening to the radio’ means a number of things that it...

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June 11, 2016

A book titled 'Radio Mania 2016' will appear in next month

An annual book form titled 'Radio Mania's 2016 edition is going to be launched in next month by Sansai-books, ltd. I've the great pleasure to contribute to no less than 18 pages for this edition, as the following two articles;...

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June 10, 2016

chased Korean FM stations from Kyushu by my ATS-909X

In last April, I traveled Fukuoka and Nagasaki in Kyushu island. During the stay, mainly used my ATS-909X, because I tried to chase long distance Korean FM stations.   I prefer the FM on the ATS-909X over the Tecsun sets....

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June 05, 2016

the verification card from MBC radio (Kagoshima, Japan)

Kagoshima city is the capital city of Kagoshima Prefecture at the south western tip of the island of Kyushu. The only MW station in Kagoshima is named 'Minami-nihon-hoso'(MBC-Radio) means 'south japan broadcasting'. Their key radio site is on 1107kHz (20kW)begun...

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June 04, 2016

the verification card from MRT radio (Miyazaki, Japan)

MRT radio is the abbreviation of Miyazaki Radio and Television. Miyazaki Prefecture is located on the eastern coast of the island of Kyushu. It's surrounded by the pacific ocean to the south and east, Oita Prefecture to the north, and...

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June 03, 2016

the verification card from Bunka-hoso (Tokyo)

I received the verification card from 'Bunka-Hoso'. 'Bunka' means 'cultural', 'Hoso' means 'broadcasting'. So their staton name in English is Nippon (Japan) cultural broadcasting. Inc. The call sign is JOQR, FM frequency (supplementary service) is 91.6MHz, their main traditional MW...

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June 02, 2016

the verification card from TBS radio (Tokyo)

I received the verification card from TBS radio. The abbreviation of Tokyo Broadcasting System Co.,Ltd., headquartered in Minato-ku, Tokyo. Their call sign is JOKR, main FM frequency (supplementary service) is 90.5MHz, their main traditional MW is 954kHz (100KW)    

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May 27, 2016

【Notice】 Caution of translation

Hi visitors! Despite of technology evolution, especially in IT, the translation of language isn't always properly even now. Please do not trust the translated contents, it is so awful and sometimes it shows totally opposit meanings. I'm afraid that I've...

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May 26, 2016

A book titled 'worldwide listening guide'

I'm a casual radio listener and not interested in so-called ‘SW DX'. SW broadcastings are clearly on the decline and useless in contemporary world, especially in advanced countries. In brief, they’re out of fashion. I don't have any SDRs nor...

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May 25, 2016

summer vacation in 2016

On the whole, globally, summer school vacations begin from last week of May to end of August. As for us in Japan, in general, it starts from the third week of July, until the end of August.   My wife...

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«My contributions to BDXC's 'Communication' in the last one year

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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