Nippon Cultural Broadcasting

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JOQR
City of license Tokyo
Broadcast area Kanto region
Branding Bunka Hōsō AM 1134 (文化放送 AM 1134 Bunka Hōsō AM ichi ichi san yon?, "Nippon Cultural Broadcasting AM 1134 kHz")
Frequency 1134 kHz
First air date March 31, 1952
Format Talk, Sports, Religious
Power 100,000 watts
Affiliations NRN
Owner Society of St. Paul
Shogakukan
Kodansha
Dai Nippon Printing
Kobunsha
Toei Company
Family Light Association
Website JOQR

Nippon Cultural Broadcasting, Inc. (株式会社文化放送 Kabushiki Gaisha Bunka Hōsō?, JOQR, QR) is a Japanese radio station in Tokyo which broadcasts to the Kanto area. It is one of the two flagship radio stations of National Radio Network (NRN) (the other station is Nippon Broadcasting System, Inc. (株式会社ニッポン放送?)) and also has a relationship with JOLF and Fuji Television.

JOQR moved the head office from Wakaba, Shinjuku to QR Media Plus in Hamamatsuchō, Minato on July 24, 2006, and started broadcasting from Hamamatsuchō at 13:00 on the same day.

Society of St. Paul holds 30 percent of the station's shares, followed by Shogakukan (17.1), Kodansha (9.0) and Dai Nippon Printing (8.5).

Headquarters[edit]

  • QR Media Plus, 31, Hamamatsuchō Itchōme, Minato, Tokyo, Japan

Broadcasting[edit]

JOQR

  • Frequency: 1310 kHz (March 31, 1952 - August 14, 1953) → 1130 kHz (August 15, 1953 - November 22, 1978) → 1134 kHz (November 23, 1978 -)
  • Output: 10 kW (March 31, 1952 - March 30, 1954) → 50 kW (March 31, 1954 - November 1971) → 100 kW (November 1971 - present)
  • Time: from 5 on Mondays until 26 on Sundays

Programs[edit]

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Coordinates: 35°39′25″N 139°45′26″E / 35.656912°N 139.757162°E / 35.656912; 139.757162