April 14, 2018

Danish government proposes to sundown FM radio broadcasts by 2021【Viva Digital Radio】

I really appreciate digital radios, especially DAB+. In my opinion, it`s way better than traditional types.   According to the ‘Radionytt.se’, the Danish government recently announced new media policies, and among them is a proposal that the FM band be...

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April 13, 2018

Returned from Seoul last week

I’d stayed in Seoul, South Korea last week for pleasure with my wife, and didn't get around to post on this blog. I`ve been to Korea a lot of times, so didn’t bring any receivers.   We were still able...

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April 01, 2018

FY2018 starts in Japan

April 1 is the special-occasion of Japanese culture.   In Japan, the government's financial year runs from April 1 to March 31. The fiscal year is represented by the calendar year in which the period begins followed by the word...

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March 31, 2018

World Radio Map dot com

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

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March 25, 2018

cherry blossoms viewing period in Tokyo area

Tokyo's cherry blossom season has been an interesting one so far, having officially started one week ago (March 17) ahead of the rest of the country's cities, but then, stalling slightly due to a period of cooler temperatures.   The...

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March 18, 2018

DAB+ in a Multiplatform World【Viva Digital Radio!】

I really appreciate digital radios, especially DAB+. It`s way better than traditional types.   According to Asia Radio Today, broadcasters from around the world gathered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on March 5 to up-skill on digital radio best practice at...

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March 14, 2018

English domestic radio broadcasts in Taiwan

I've been to Taipei four times. (two trips were only transfer...) As for Taiwan, I guess two English broadcasters are still available.   【Radio Taiwan International (RTI)】 They're one of the world's oldest radio stations that is still in operation...

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March 13, 2018

English domestic radio broadcasts in Hong Kong

I’ve been to HK four times, the last sojourn was in January 2016. In this travel, went to HK and neighboring areas with my wife and son for one week, with my Eton Satellit and ER-C57WR (ex C Crane CC...

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March 02, 2018

TDA (Algeria) launched a DAB+ trial 【Viva Digital Radio!】

According to the Algerian broadcaster ‘TDA’ (Telediffusion d’ Alegerie), the official launch of this 600W pilot station will coincide with World Radio Day and will contribute to TDA's mastery of this latest generation technology. The object is to ensure the...

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February 11, 2018

The current status of complementary (supplementary) FM as of Feb 11 2018

As I wrote, complementary (supplementary) FM services (including ‘Wide FM’) have been started one after another, among 48 commercial (private) MW stations in Japan. I'd like to describe the latest situation in this time, as this is the only English...

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«The verification card from the OBS Radio (Oita City, Japan)


DX International

  • DX International
    By Chrissy Brand, based in 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.