The past posts of 'travel_and_listening' category (except Japan) as of Oct 7

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) , except heard in Japan, amounts to no less than 27 countries/regions and six continents.


Posted yyyy/mm, location, (the cooperator)



France, Greece, Lithuania, Russia, Slovakia, Spain and the UK


2011/09 Paris, France (Koji Hoshi)

2016/06 Corfu, Greece (Keith C Howells)

2015/11 Vilnius, Lithuania (Stephen Howie)

2015/09 Sankt-peterburg, Russia (Chrissy Brand)

2016/12 Bratislava, Slovakia (Chrissy)

2017/01 Canary islands, Spain (John Hoad)

2016/09 Majorca islands, Spain (Keith)

2015/10 Cornwall, the UK (Simon Hockenhull)



Morocco and on the sea near South Africa


2011/11 Rabat, Morocco (Koji)

2014/02 on the sea near South Africa (Rob Shepherd)




China (PRC), Hong Kong, India, Macau, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka and Taiwan


2012/08 Beijing, China (Koji)

2016/01 Hong Kong (China) (Koji)

2011/08 Mumbai, India (Koji)

2016/01 Macau (China) (Koji)

2017/06 Malaysia (Paul Ormandy)

2013/08 Singapore (Koji)

2017/01 Busan, South Korea (Koji)

2017/02 The special report ‘Seoul AM listening guide’ (Chris Kadlec)

2015/09 Seoul, South Korea (Koji)

2017/04 Colombo, Sri Lanka (Axel Roese)

2015/01 Taipei, Taiwan (Koji)


North America

Canada and the US


2017/07 AB and BC, Canada (Chrissy)

2017/09 Denver, CO the US (Koji)

2015/08 Hamilton, ON Canada (Chrissy)

2015/08 New York, NY the US (Chrissy)

2015/08 Cedar city, UT the US (Chrissy)


Central and South America

Chile and Dominican Republic


2016/07 Valparaiso, Chile (Rob)

2015/11 Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic (Stephen)



Australia, French Polynesia(Tahiti), New Zealand, Northern Mariana islands(Guam) and Timor-Leste (East Timor)


2015/11 Sydney, NSW, Australia (Richard Jary)  - Sporadic E openings

2013/03 Perth, WA, Australia (Koji)


2016/07 Tahiti, French Polynesia (Rob)

2016/07 Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand (Rob)

2017/04 Wellington, NZ (Adam Claydon)

2014/08 Guam, Northern Mariana islands (Koji)

2017/07 Timor-Leste / East Timor (David Foster)


Thank you very much for all cooperators!


Chrissy Brand (East Sussex, the UK),

Adam Claydon (Palmerston North, New Zealand)

Axel Roese (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany),

Chris Kadlec (MI, the US),

David Foster (VIC, Australia),

John Hoad (Kent, the UK),

Keith C Howells (Wales, the UK),

Paul Ormandy (Oamaru, New Zealand)

Richard Jary (NSW, Australia),

Rob Shepherd (QLD, Australia),

Simon Hockenhull (South West England, the UK),

Stephen Howie (London, the UK).


October 22, 2017

World Radio Map dot com

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

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October 21, 2017

Thailand settles on DAB+ 【Viva digital Radio!】

I’ve been to Thailand twice, however both travels were only within Bangkok and neighbors, only took very short time for local radio listening.   It’s awfully friendly and fun loving, exotic and tropical, cultured and historic country. It radiates a...

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October 15, 2017

The remarkable multilingual FM station in Osaka, ‘FM Cocolo’

The ‘FM Cocolo’ is a multilingual FM radio station in Japan, owned and operated by FM 802 Co., Ltd. The word‘Cocolo’ means ‘heart’ in Japanese.   They broadcast on 76.5 MHz (10kW) to the ‘Kansai’ (near Osaka) area, which includes...

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October 06, 2017

FM in July 2017 (in Maru-no-uchi, Tokyo, Japan)

In last July, I tried to do FM band-scan on the 35th floor of `Maru-no-uchi` building, in the central part of Tokyo. Approximately 1 minute by foot from the Marunouchi South Exit of JR Tokyo Station. Directly connected to Tokyo...

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October 05, 2017

FM in July 2017 (in Timor-Leste - East Timor)

A member of ARDXC, David Foster, based in VIC - Australia, kindly allow me to introduce his FM Radio Report in Timor-Leste. (East Timor)   (East Timor on Wiki)   His home has a friendship town in Timor-Leste, so...

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DX International

  • DX International
    From 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.