Shobu-Kuki transmitter

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Shōbu-Kuki transmitter

The Shōbu-Kuki transmitter (菖蒲久喜ラジオ放送所, Shōbu-Kuki Rajio Hōsō-sho?) is located in Kuki, Saitama. It is the largest centre for medium wave and short wave broadcasting in Japan. It is fed over a 60,000 volt power line and there are two large medium wave broadcasting antennas, one of them 240 metres tall. The centre is operated by NHK.

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Coordinates: 36°04′20″N 139°37′26″E / 36.0723429°N 139.6239567°E / 36.0723429; 139.6239567