Aug 17, 2014

used the PL-880 for a long time in Guam

I'd used my PL-880 for a long time in Guam. I think, the pros and cons of this receiver is becoming clearer. I feel the most advantage is, very attractive and has reasonably good sound, also sensitivity and selectivity are...

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Aug 15, 2014

return from Guam

I've just returned from Guam, now in Japan, however, it's hot as much as Guam. A bulging heat dome – or ridge of high pressure – centered over the Pacific Ocean near Tokyo is main driver of the heat, forecast...

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Aug 11, 2014

SW on Aug 11, 2014 (In Guam island)

kHz/station/SINPO/language/JST/comments 7325 CRI 55544 Japanese 2039 China supports developing countries 7360 CRI? 55444 Thai? 2043 talk by a female 7390 CRI? 53443 Filipino? 2046 talk by a female 9475 Radio Australia 55544 Pigin? 1836 about solomon islands 9570 KBS World...

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Aug 10, 2014

MW on Aug10, 2014 (In Guam island)

kHz/station/call-sign/signal-strength(1~5+) 567 KGUM(local)  5+ 630 KUAM(local)  5+ 693 NHK-Tokyo-2 JOAB 3 747 NHK-Sapporo-2 JOIB 2 774 NHK-Akita-2 JOUB 3 801 KTWG(Local) 5+ 828 NHK-Osaka-2 JOBB 2 864 Radio Okinawa JOXR 2 873 NHK-Kumamoto-2 JOGB 3 882 NHK-Shizuoka-1 JOPK 2 909...

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Aug 09, 2014

SW on Aug 09, 2014 (In Guam island)

kHz/station/SINPO/language/JST/comments 5020 SIBC 55544 English 1757 talk about ICT development plan in Solomon         islands by a male 5025 R.Rebelde? 22432 Spanish? 1800 music heavy int.by SIBC 6180 Radio National da Brasilia 25322 Portguese 1707 music confirmed by...

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Aug 08, 2014

The view from hotel room

During this travel, I’ve stayed a hotel near Tumon area. I can step out onto the balcony and can see the most part of Tumon bay, with a lot of major hotels. I put my AN-LP1 over the hand rail,...

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Aug 07, 2014

Now in Guam island (Mariana islands)

I’m now in the Guam island on vacation, will stay until the middle of next week. Guam is one of popular destinations for Japanese tourists, however it’s very first time for me. Though I’d been to approx. ten times for...

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Aug 02, 2014

My article on 'Radio Mania 2014'

The 'Radio Mania 2014' has been published since last week. As I posted on this weblog, I contributed two articles to this, no less than 15 pages. They're 'Using latest high quality small Chinese-made radios for AM DX' and 'Let’s...

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Jul 27, 2014

My impression of ICF-M780N

It's very very simple model. No prominent or fancy matters, like synchronized detection, ATT, external antenna terminal and bandwidth adjustment. However it has high texture and extremely easily-handled, in addition to gentle sound. It accepts C type battery, expects living...

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Jul 19, 2014

Sony ICF-M780SL

Yes .The domestic model ICF-M780N has EU model named ICF-M780SL. The specification of ICF-M780SL is as follows; Time display 12-hour system/24-hour system Frequency range FM 87.5 MHz  108 MHz (50 kHz step) SW 5.8 MHz  15.9 MHz (5...

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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) …