Kyushu Asahi Broadcasting

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Broadcast areaFukuoka Prefecture
BrandingKBC Radio
Frequency1413 kHz; 90.2 MHz FM
First air dateJanuary 1, 1954
FormatTalk, Sports
Power50 kW
Callsign meaningJO
Ichi (1)
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Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture
ChannelsDigital: 31 (UHF)
OwnerKyushu Asahi Broadcasting
First air dateMarch 1, 1959
Call letters' meaningJO
Ichi (Channel 1)
Former channel number(s)Analog:
1 (VHF, 1959–2011)
Former affiliationsFNN (1959-1964)
Transmitter coordinatesCoordinates: 33°35′35.7″N 130°21′5.3″E / 33.593250°N 130.351472°E / 33.593250; 130.351472
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Kyushu Asahi Broadcasting Co., Ltd. (九州朝日放送株式会社, Kyushu Asahi Hoso Kabushiki Gaisha) is a broadcasting station in Fukuoka, Japan, and it is affiliated with National Radio Network (NRN), All-Nippon News Network (ANN), and TV Asahi Network.


At the start of radio broadcasting, Asahi Broadcasting (ABC) provided significant support to KBC. Some of the national sponsored programs were already broadcast from Radio Kyushu (currently RKB Mainichi Broadcasting) in Fukuoka Prefecture, but ABC persuaded the sponsor that Fukuoka and Kurume are different. And broadcast on KBC radio. ABC was co-stepping with KBC in sponsorship.

From October 1, 2018, KBC's 65th anniversary and KBC TV broadcast and KBC's “Misetaka!” By illustrator Ryo Taniguchi, who worked on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics mascot character Appointed as a new PR character for the 65th anniversary of the start of radio broadcasting. Previously, "Kyoropaku" was also appointed as the 45th anniversary of the founding and the 40th anniversary of TV broadcasting and the 45th anniversary of radio broadcasting.

The TV coverage areas are Fukuoka and Saga. Until March 1990, when Nagasaki Culture Broadcasting opened, he was also reporting in Nagasaki Prefecture. Produces numerous block net programs for stations in the Kyushu, Yamaguchi, and Okinawa areas. See #Blocknet program for details.

Since personnel is being carried out on a company-wide scale, even if you join the company and become an announcer, there are few people who continue to be announcers until the retirement age and often change to other departments in the middle (* conversely, they come back from other departments and announcers) Some people become). There has been a trial on the transfer of the announcer to another department, and the decision that “transfer is legal” has been finalized. (Kyushu Asahi Broadcasting Incident, Supreme Court First Small Court Decision September 10, 1998)

Programs (TV)[edit]

Programs (Radio)[edit]

  • PAO-N
  • Morning wave
  • Sister sister of Osugi and Piko(Japanese:おすぎとピーコのシスター・シスター)


Other TV stations in Fukuoka[edit]