Japan Radio Company
The company's headquarters
|Wholly-owned subsidiary of Nisshinbo Holdings Inc.|
|Traded as||TYO: 3105|
Nakano Central Park East, Nakano-ku, Tokyo 164-8570,
|Revenue||JPY 125.1 billion (FY 2015) (US$ 1.1 billion) (FY 2015)|
|JPY 1.6 billion (FY 2015) (US$ 14.7 million) (FY 2015)|
Number of employees
|5,575 (consolidated as of March 31, 2016)|
|Footnotes / references|
Established in 1915, the company has produced a wide variety of products including marine electronics, measuring equipment for telecommunication, radio broadcasting equipment, and amateur radio equipment, including the JST-145dx/JST-245dx HF transceivers, which were the last amateur radio transceivers produced by JRC, ending in 2002.
Even though these transceivers have been out of production over 10 years[update], they still compete in performance with current[when?] high-end amateur transceivers available from other amateur radio manufacturers today,[when?] and have become prized possessions of the hams that are fortunate enough to own one. JRC still supports these radios through 2015, per information on their Web site.
- "Company Data". Japan Radio Company. Retrieved April 21, 2017.
- "Company Profile". Nikkei Asian Review. Nikkei Inc. Retrieved April 21, 2017.
- "Notice regarding execution of share exchange agreement concerning Nisshinbo Holdings Inc. making New Japan Radio Co., Ltd. a wholly-owned subsidiary" (PDF). Nisshinbo Holdings Inc. website. Retrieved May 10, 2018.
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