Mar 15, 2015

My impression of the ICZ-R250TV (1)

The built-in memory is available (no less than 8GB!) and can use further SD card. So I added an 32GB SD card. The booking functions are rich, date and time specified (only once), day of the week setting, daily specified...

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Mar 09, 2015

NHK World Radio Japan - 80th

NHK World Radio Japan started as a short wave broadcast in Japanese and English on June 1, 1935. It has continued until today with the exception of a six-year-period after the war when broadcast was suspended and resumed broadcast on...

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Mar 07, 2015

the ICZ-R250TV joins!

Finally, the ICZ-R250TV joins 'my team'. comparing the previous model my ICZ-R51(front) with the ICZ-R250TV(back) comparing the ICF-M780N with the ICZ-R250TV unique dual antenna (for Fm and one-seg) the display part of ICZ-R51(front) and ICZ-R250TV (back)  

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Mar 01, 2015

The numbers of this blog

Thank you very much for your visit and attention. I'd like to report the numbers of this blog. It has been since May 10th, 2011. The number of accumulated hits is around 33,000. The hits per day is around 25....

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Feb 22, 2015

ordered an ICZ-R250TV

It's a pure domestic model, has been sold since Oct 2014, One-segment TV voice, FM radio ,AM radio broadcast receiver, with radio recorders equipped with functions useful for language learning. The specifications are as follows; 1.Up to 20 radio AM/FM...

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Feb 21, 2015

The latest version of 'Radio stations in the UK' now available

It's one of my favorite magazines, has been published every two years. This 76-page booklet follows the successful format of previous editions with its comprehensive frequency-by-frequency guide to domestic MW and FM stations in the UK. It covers all BBC,...

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Feb 14, 2015

Tecsun PL-680

Tecsun has been delivering a new model named PL-680 since last month. From Anon-ko, the specifications are as follows,   Special Functions: Dual Conversion (SW/MW/LW) SW Single Side Band (SSB) with BFO control Synchronous Detector: Upper Side Band...

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Feb 08, 2015

the MW station in Pakistan

Radio Pakistan has inaugurated a new 500 kW transmitter at Faqeerabad on 585 kHz. The transmitter, along with renovation of studios at National Broadcasting House, has beeninstalled with the technical and financial assistance of Japan! The signing ceremony to hand...

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Feb 07, 2015

The WRTH2015 joins!

The 69th edition of this invaluable book as always provides the most comprehensive guide to broadcasting on the planet. With the help of an international network of contributors, WRTH again includes the most current information on MW, SW and FM...

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Feb 02, 2015

my current receivers

main medium-sized  receivers ICF-SW7600GR, PL-660, PL-880, DE1103, ATS-909X compact-sized receivers PL-310ET, PL-505, PL-380, DE1129, DE1128 MW and FM receivers ICZ-R51 and ICF-EX5mk2 ICF-M780N and Eton Satellit

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Feb 01, 2015

My impression of Eton Satellit (3)

I’m sure that it has very good SW whip sensitivity in this class. However it rather expectedly fell short when I compared it with other models like DE1103, ICF-SW7600GR and PL-880. I think it has great sound quality for its...

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Jan 24, 2015

‘RADIKO.JP’ is a Japanese IP simulcast radio (streaming broadcast of ground wave radio channels) since 2010. Against faster growing internet technology, Japanese ground wave radio channels had not entered in internet broadcasting because of various trifle rights problems. I’m surprised...

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Jan 23, 2015

My impression of Eton Satellit (2)

The Eton Satellit is generally a nice model and a good performer in the category of medium size portable radios with which it competes. As I think, all radios do it has pros and cons…no perfect radio! None of the...

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Jan 20, 2015

My impression of Eton Satellit (1)

I’ve used my Eton Satellit for a couple of hours today. It works well and can’t find any initial failures. The audio fidelity is an improvement over the G3 and is better then what one might expect from a radio...

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Jan 19, 2015

the link from 'Ultralight Radio DXing'

Paul, who is the owner of 'Ultralight Radio DXing' has set link to this weblog from his site. I really appreciate 'Ultralight Radio DX' by reason that I don't have any SDRs nor communications receivers. Right now, the following sites...

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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) …
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