Love FM (Japan)
|Broadcast area||North Kyushu Island (including Nagasaki)|
|Slogan||"Kyushu's Best Music Station"|
|Translator(s)||Fukuoka nishi: 82.5 MHz
Kitakyushu, Yamaguchi: 82.7 MHz
|First air date||April 1, 1997|
Fukuoka's World Ethnic
or Free Wave
|Owner||LOVE FM International Broadcasting Co., Ltd.
(Tenjin FM, K.K.)
|Sister stations||JOZZ0AA-FM (community radio)|
Love FM is a commercial radio station based in north Kyushu island, Japan, broadcasting on 76.1 FM from the Fukuoka park side studio to the Kyushu area. Love FM airs mostly music covering a wide range of styles. It is also the third launched international multiple-language radio station in Japan.
First "broadcasting operational company (Hoso Jigyosha)" registered under "broadcasting license (Hoso Jigyo Menkyo)" at launch of the service, was "Kyushu International FM K.K. Kyushu International FM Inc. (株式会社九州国際エフエム Kabushiki-gaisha Kyu-shu- Kokusai Efu-Emu)", based in Tenjin, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka-ken.
Since January 1, 2011, the registrant for this broadcasting operational company has been updated under the name of "Tenjin FM K.K.", which used to run a community FM station called "FREE WAVE".
Programs are broadcast in 10 languages to 8,000,000 Japanese and 50,000 foreigners. The auditory areas are Fukuoka/ Saga/ Kumamoto/ Oita/ Nagasaki 76.1 MHz, and Fukuoka nishi 82.5 MHz, a part of Yamaguchi/ Kitakyushu 82.7 MHz.
|City of license||Identifier||Frequency||Power|
|Kitakyushu, Yamaguchi||N/A||82.7 MHz||250 watts|
|Fukuoka nishi||N/A||82.5 MHz||100 watts|
- 1997: On April 1 opens as the third multi-lingual radio station in Japan.
- 1999: On December 1 joins MegaNet.
- 2002: On February 11 Fukuoka Tower transmission begins.
ja:Love FM as of 2007-6-5-22:42.
- ja:九州国際エフエム#歴史as of 2007-6-5-22:42.
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