FM Osaka

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FM OSAKA Tower Station

FM OSAKA Co., Ltd. (株式会社エフエム大阪 Kabushikigaisha Efu Emu Ōsaka?, 85.1) is a radio station in Osaka, Japan. It is an affiliated station of Japan FM Network (JFN).

History of FM OSAKA[edit]

On April 1, 1970, FM OSAKA began broadcasting nationwide as the first private FM station (and the second FM station) in Nakanoshima, Osaka. It was the only FM radio station affiliated with the Japan FM Network (JFN) in the Kansai region. When it first stated, FM OSAKA had a transmitting station on Mt. Ikoma. However, this station was later moved to Mt. Iimori because portions of Osaka were outside the broadcasting area. Now, FM OSAKA, FM 802 and NHK FM Broadcasting in Osaka are at the prefecture's level station to assure that Osaka is in the broadcast area. By the way, which transmits a message from the Ikoma mountain range top because FM COCOLO is broadcast in major cities in Kansai such as Osaka, Sakai, Higashiosaka, Kobe, Amagasaki, Kyoto, Nara and at Kansai International Airport.

In the past, FM OSAKA broadcast from the Asahi Shimbun Osaka Headquarters building in Nakanoshima. It began broadcasting from "Minatomachi River Place" in Minatomachi, Naniwa-ku at 1:00 p.m. on July 22, 2002.

Changing letter name of FM OSAKA[edit]

  • 1970-04-01 - 1993-03-31: FM Osaka
  • 1993-04-01 - 2008-03-31: fm osaka
  • 2008-04-01 - present: FM OSAKA

Station data[edit]

  • The head office and studio/performance area
    • Minatomachi River Place, 3-1, Minatomachi Itchome, Naniwa-ku, Osaka, 556-8510, Japan
  • Tokyo branch office
    • JFN Center Building, 1-7, Kojimachi, Chiyoda, Tokyo, 102-0083, Japan
  • Iimoriyama transmitting station
    • 2337, Hokujo, Daito, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
    • Call sign: JOBU-FM, JOBU-FCM (visible radio)
    • Frequency:85.1 MHz
    • The output:10 kW
    • A building of a transmitting station and an antenna for transmission of a message are shared with FM802 / NHK Osaka FM broadcast
  • A telephone exchange
    • The location: Nomami-Nishiyama, Nose, Toyono District, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
    • frequency:77.4 MHz
    • the output:10w
  • Transport cafe

In Keihanshin district area and Nara, there are many places that were able to hear opening of an office from the first.

Other FM Stations in Osaka[edit]

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