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' will appear on August 29

An annual book form titled 'Radio Mania' (2016 edition) is going to be launched 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) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enoshima   This island seemed to transform into a miniature Bali island, where visitors were surrounded by...

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August 16, 2016

【Notice】 re-organized the categories

Hi visitors! Thank you very much for your visit and attention. As for the categories, for the sake of clarity, consolidated to six. They're as follows;   1 ‘BDXC’ I’m a member of BDXC, the abbreviation of British DX Club....

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August 15, 2016

the verification card from KNB radio (Toyama, Japan)

Toyama is a prefecture of Japan located in the 'Hokuriku' region, in the Sea of Japan side of the archipelago. The capital is Toyama city. Hokuriku consists of Toyama, Ishikawa and Fukui. In winter, strong low atmospheric pressures sometimes bring...

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August 14, 2016

My contributions to BDXC's monthly magazine in the latest one year

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 the other hand,...

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August 13, 2016

the verification card from ABC radio (Osaka, Japan)

The 'Kansai' region lies in the western of Japan's main island called 'Honshu'.   This includes the prefectures of Nara, Wakayama, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo, and Shiga. Depending on who makes the distinction, Mie, Fukui, Tokushima and even Tottori Prefecture are...

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August 12, 2016

the verification card from MBS radio (Osaka, Japan)

In 1603, Tokugawa Ieyasu, established his government in Edo (Now Tokyo) and the Tokugawa shoguns (tycoons) continued to rule Japan for over 250 years.   (Tokugawa Ieyasu) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokugawa_Ieyasu   Edo was referred to as the city of Bushi (samurai /...

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August 11, 2016

Checking of operations on the new national holiday

Today (Aug. 11th) is the new national holiday 'Mountain Day'. The end of this week is called 'Obon' in Japan.   (Obon) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bon_Festival   Although this is a traditional festival and not an official national holiday, many offices are closed....

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August 06, 2016

Heard the AFN’s MW service in the restraining area

Today, I went to an event in the US Navy base in Yokosuka. We can get into the designated zone only a few times in a year. I heard the AFN's (American Forces Network) MW service (on 810kHz) by my...

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August 02, 2016

the verification card from OBC radio (Osaka, Japan)

In the Edo period (from 1603 to 1868), foods with a taste peculiar to the soup stock made from L. japonica became so famous as to be ridiculed by saying 'In Osaka, they spend all their money on food.' called...

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August 01, 2016

the verification card from IBS radio (Ibaraki, Japan)

‘Ibaraki’ Prefecture is located on the Kanto Plain. The capital city is 'Mito'.   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ibaraki_Prefecture https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mito,_Ibaraki     It takes approx one and a half hours from Tokyo central to Mito by limited express train operated by East Japan railway company....

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July 24, 2016

Replacing my ATS-909X's parts - 2

It seems my ATS-909X is distressed long work. I'd like to maintain it normal in appreciation of it's high performance.confident    The volume knob has already been grimy.   Missed the right side of rubber base buffer.    The scratching...

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«The recent posts of 'travel_and_listening' category as of 23th July 2016

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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