NHK Radio 1

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NHK Radio 1
TypeNews, Speech, Drama, local programming
Country
Japan
Broadcast area
Japan
Ownership
OwnerNHK
History
Launch dateMarch 22, 1925
Coverage
StationsSee list
Links
WebcastNHK Net Radio
WebsiteNHK.or.jp/r1/

NHK Radio 1 (NHKラジオ第1放送, NHK Rajio Dai-ichi Hōsō) is Japan's oldest radio station operated by the public broadcaster, NHK. Its programming output, which consists of news, current affairs, and information programming is broadly similar to the BBC.[1] NHK Radio 1 is available mainly on AM. The callsign is JOAK in Tokyo. It started broadcasting on March 22, 1925. During World War 2 it often broadcast official announcements.[2]

Frequencies[edit]

Tokyo: 594kHz (Power: 300kW; 2020: 500kW[citation needed])
Osaka: 666kHz (Power: 100kW; 2020: 500kW[citation needed])
Sapporo: 567kHz (Power: 100kW)
Fukuoka: 612kHz (Power: 100kW)
Nagoya: 729kHz (Power: 50kW; 2020: 300kW)[citation needed]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Regular Radio Broadcasting Begins". Archived from the original on 8 June 2002. Retrieved 27 July 2015.
  2. ^ Chun, Jayson Makoto (6 December 2006). A Nation of a Hundred Million Idiots?: A Social History of Japanese Television, 1953 - 1973. Routledge. ISBN 9781135869762. Retrieved 13 February 2017.