Apr 20, 2014

Replaced my photo of profile

Hi visitors! I replaced the photo of my profile, My PL-505 and Mt.Fuji the previous one (taken in Bahrain)

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Apr 19, 2014

AM-DX report from OR USA (2)

I don’t own any SDRs or communication receivers. Because no need for mobile listening and costs too much. Gary is also much more interested in portable radios, so he started the Ultralight radio Yahoo group in 2008. Now they have...

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Apr 13, 2014

AM-DX report from OR USA (1)

Gary is an enthusiastic AM-DXer, lives in WA  USA. He’d lived in Yamaguchi-pref, Japan for 2 years. Accordingly he can understand conversational Japanese, and read basic written Japanese (Hiragana, Katakana, and Chinese characters). He informed the conclusion of DX-pedition at...

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Apr 12, 2014

Double-flowered cherry trees

Double-flowered cherry trees (in Japanese ‘Yaezakura’) are in full bloom now. Late blooming double-blossom cherry trees that from which the flowers fall in complete corollas. However, ‘Somei-yoshino’ are the most common type of cherry trees in Japan  In school grounds...

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Apr 06, 2014

Radio listening in Africa (4)

Given this was a tourist holiday followed by a cruise, there wasn’t time for him to learn detailed propagation pattern study.  Due to their relativel close proximity to southern Mozambique, from the Sabi Sabi game reserve in NE South Africa,...

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Apr 05, 2014

Radio listening in Africa (3)

SW   kHz/ UTC/country/comments 3200 0500 Swaziland TWR, Manzini EE Rel talks 50 kW at good level    3320 2030 South Africa SABC, Meyerton with National PX with EE and                   AF Announcements. 3395v 0530 UNID Arabic chants (Koran) ? weak 3404 0530 UNID Male speaker in ? lang  4750 1400 UNID Weak in ?...

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Apr 04, 2014

Radio listening in Africa (2)

kHz UTC        country                comments 531 0250 Botswana African tunes, Maun 50 kW 567 0500 South Africa SABC  ID as "Cape Talk Radio" 25 kW 576 0250 South Africa Radio Veritas (S.A.) Global Catholic Radio Network 585 0300 UNID  Weak with religious EE Rel px (U.S. accent) 594 0250 Malawi Religious singing...

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Apr 03, 2014

Radio listening in Africa (1)

I received the radio listening report in Africa from Robert ‘Rob’ Shepherd. He is a member of ARDXC, lives in near Brisbane, main receiver is JRC NRD-535D. By chance, my wife had studied in Brisbane for eight years, so she...

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Apr 01, 2014

FY2014 starts

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 'nen-do' for...

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Mar 29, 2014

cherry blossoms viewing duration

The next week is cherry blossom viewing duration in Tokyo area. The most important factor in determining the blooming time of them is the geographical location. Basically, the milder the climate, he earlier the blossoms open. On Japan's southern, subtropical...

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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) …