the verification card from the SBS radio (Shizuoka, Japan)
Shizuoka Prefecture is an elongated region following the coast of the Pacific Ocean at the Suruga Bay.
In the west, the prefecture extends deep into the Japan Alps. In the east, it becomes a narrower coast bounded in the north by Mount Fuji, until it comes to the Izu Peninsula, a popular resort area pointing south into the Pacific.
As of 2012, 11% of the total land area of the prefecture was designated as Natural Parks, namely the Fuji-Hakone-Izu and Minami Alps National Parks; Tenryū-Okumikawa Quasi-National Park; and four Prefectural Natural Parks.
Shizuoka is particularly advantaged among Japan's prefectures in many ways, ranging from location, natural beauty, and climate to its industrial production and tourism.
In fact, official statistics show it to be the leading prefecture in Japan in nearly 250 different categories, for example;
・Mount Fuji (The highest Mountain in Japan),
・Suruga Bay (The deepest Bay in Japan),
・Green Tea production volume,
・Green Melon production volume,
・Wasabi (Japanese horseradish) production volume,
I'd lived in this prefecture for several years, so am well-informed about there.
Mt. Fuji (from Wiki)
a tea field (from Wiki)
Wasabis (from Wiki)
The SBS (Shizuoka Broadcasting System) radio is the only private / commercial MW broadcaster in this pref.
As for FM, the prefectural station named 'K-Mix' is available, and also approx. 12 new style low-powered community FM stations are active.
SBS's MW flagship frequency is 1404kHz, primary site is located in Shizuoka City.(10kW / JOVR)
The repeaters and relays are in Hamamatsu City (1kW / JOVO), Kakegawa City (100W), Gotemba City (100W), Tatsuyama (100W), Sakuma (100W), Misakubo (100W), Tenryu (100W), Haruno (100W) and Mishima City (100W).
Also available on 1557kHz, but only two locations. (Fujino-miya City and Atami City / both 100W)
Their new style complementary / supplementary FM (Wide FM) service commenced in December 2016, on 93.9MHz (1kW) from Yaizu City.
At this time, no relay or repeater.
(complementary / supplementary FM - Wide FM)
【The related posts on this blog】
(SBS’s test transmission)
(in Gotemba City)
(in Omaezaki City)
(in Jukkoku Pass, Atami City)
- the verification card from the SBS radio (Shizuoka, Japan)(2017.03.08)
- The current status of complementary (supplementary) FM as of March 2 2017(2017.03.02)
- English domestic radio broadcasts in Japan -3(2017.03.05)
- English domestic radio broadcasts in Japan -2(2017.03.04)
- English domestic radio broadcasts in Japan(2017.03.03)