Nankai Broadcasting

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RNB logo.png
Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture
Branding RNB
Channels Digital: 20 (UHF)
Virtual: 4
Affiliations NNN
Owner Nishinippon Broadcasting
First air date December 1, 1958
Call letters' meaning Disambiguation of Okayama sister station's callsign (JOKF)
Sister station(s) RNC
Former channel number(s) 10 (VHF analog, 1958-2011)
Former affiliations All secondary:
JNN (1969–1992)
NET/ANN (1969–1995)
Headquarters of Nankai Broadcasting Co. in Matsuyama.

Nankai Broadcasting Co., Ltd (南海放送株式会社, Nankai Hōsō Kabushiki-gaisha), also known as RNB, is a Japanese broadcast network affiliated with Nippon News Network (NNN). Their headquarters are located in Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture.



  • August 1, 1953: Nankai Broadcasting's radio license is applied.
  • September 28, 1953: Nankai Broadcasting is established.
  • October 1, 1953: Nankai Broadcasting commences broadcasting.
  • December 1, 1958: Television broadcasts commence.
  • October 1, 1964: Color broadcasts commence.
  • December 10, 1969: All Fuji TV shows move to the newly launched FNN station EBC.
  • May 13, 1970: Nankai Broadcasting exchanges footage of the Setouchi Sea Jack incident with Hiroshima Telecasting.
  • March 15, 1980: AM stereo broadcasts are conducted.
  • February 21, 1988: RNB transmits the Ehime Marathon for the first time.
  • July 19, 1990: RNB starts dual audio broadcasting for certain shows.
  • March 2000: Club N, a mobile site, opens.
  • June 21, 2006: Digital terrestrial broadcasts commence.
  • July 24, 2011: Analog terrestrial broadcasts conclude.
  • April 2012: RNB opens their official Facebook page.
  • December 1, 2014: A new FM station, Fnam, launches.


Analog TV[edit]

Digital TV(ID:4)[edit]

AM Radio (1116kHz)[edit]

FM Radio (91.7 MHz FM)[edit]

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Coordinates: 33°50′27″N 132°45′30.5″E / 33.84083°N 132.758472°E / 33.84083; 132.758472