May 27, 2016

【Notice】 Caution of translation

Hi visitors! Despite of technology evolution, especially in IT, the translation of language isn't always properly even now. Please do not trust the translated contents, it is so awful and sometimes it shows totally opposit meanings. I'm afraid that I've...

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May 26, 2016

A book titled 'worldwide listening guide'

I'm a casual radio listener and not interested in so-called ‘SW DX'. SW broadcastings are clearly on the decline and useless in contemporary world, especially in advanced countries. In brief, they’re out of fashion. I don't have any SDRs nor...

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May 25, 2016

summer vacation in 2016

On the whole, globally, summer school vacations begin from last week of May to end of August. As for us in Japan, in general, it starts from the third week of July, until the end of August.   My wife...

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May 15, 2016

My contributions to BDXC's 'Communication' in the last one year

I'm the only Japanese BDXC member, who contribute to monthly club's magazine 'Communication' on a regular basis.   My achievements in the last one year are as follows;   March 2016 (page 12)     - Radio listening in Hong Kong...

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May 14, 2016

the verification card from KBC radio (Fukuoka)

I also have just received the verification card from KBC radio. The abbreviation of Kyushu asahi Broadcasting Co.,Ltd., headquartered in Fukuoka city.   Their call sign is JOIF, main FM frequency (supplementary service) is 90.2MHz, their main traditional MW is...

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May 13, 2016

the verification cards from ABC, MBS and OBC (Osaka area)

I've just received the verification cards from three supplementary FM broadcasters in Osaka (Kansai) area. ABC (Asahi Broadcasting Co.) is JONR on 93.3MHz (ex. MW1008kHz) MBS (Mainichi Broadcasting System Inc.) is JOOR on 90.6MHz (ex MW 1179kHz) OBC (Osaka Broadcasting...

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May 12, 2016

the verification card from KNB (Toyama)

Kita-nihon (means'northern Japan') Broadcasting Co.,Ltd also known as KNB, is a Japanese broadcast network affiliated with Nippon News Network (NNN). Their headquarters are located in Toyama Prefecture. I heard their main supplementary FM service (90.2MHz) at a hotel room in...

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May 11, 2016

The verification cards from RKB (Fukuoka) and KRY (Yamaguchi)

In Fukuoka area, a north part of Kyushu island, a few supplementary FM services have been available. I'd heard them during my stay in Fukuoka city last month, after that have just received the following verification cards.   RKB-mainichi-hoso (in...

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May 06, 2016

A 'Broadcasts in English' A16 issue

A 'Broadcasts in English' is a magazine, twice in a year, issued by BDXC. The A16 version has been available from this week. It's one of my favorite and useful references.   It includes not only Short-Wave broadcasts but streaming,...

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May 05, 2016

5th anniversary of this blog

WRT this blog, five years have already gone. Thank you very much for your visit and attention. I'd like to report the numbers of this blog, at the present day.   It has been since May 10th, 2011. The number...

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May 04, 2016

Now in near Kanazawa city

As I wrote, this week is 'Golden Week' means 'Large consecutive holiday' is a Japanese term applied to the period containing the following public holidays; April-29 Showa Day May-3 Constitution Memorial Day May-4 Greenery Day May-5 Children's Day   In...

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May 03, 2016

a travel to Kobe city

I went to Kobe on a business trip on the other day.   This city is the sixth-largest city in Japan and is the capital city of Hyogo Prefecture. It is located on the southern side of the main island...

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May 02, 2016

The attractive four categories for me

I'm a casual radio listener and not interested in so-called ‘SW DX'. SW broadcastings are clearly on the decline and useless in contemporary world, especially in advanced countries. In brief, they’re out of fashion. So I don't have any SDRs...

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May 01, 2016

contributed to a Radio Life June 2016 issue. (published on Apr. 25, 2016)

'Radio Life' is a regular (monthly) magazine issued by Sansai-books, Japan. (Sorry! only in Japanese) I contributed no less than 12 pages to the latest issue, named ‘Radio Mania 2016 Spring’. The first six pages are titled ‘Best buy from...

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April 30, 2016

the 2016 Spring festival in Atsugi air base

Today, I went to the 2016 Spring festival with my wife, (NAF Atsugi and JMSDF Atsugi Air Base) in between Ayase City and Yamato City in Kanagawa pref. It is the largest the U.S. Navy air base in the Pacific...

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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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