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1925 __ JOAK
Comment : The first station in Japan was JOAK in Tokyo, opening on March 22, 1925. JOAK was on 800 kHz at 220 watts at first, soon increased to 500 W. The second station in Japan was JOBK in Osaka, which began operation June 1, 1925. NHK and the idea of a national broadcasting service was formally incorporated August 20, 1926. The FM Band in Japan is between 76-90 mHz. (Barry Mishkind, “The Broadcast Archives”, [http://www.oldradio.com/ www.oldradio.com])In Japan, the Tokyo radio station went on air in December 1924, and around the same time both the colonial administration and Korean society at large began to consider the introduction of radio broadcasts in Korea. (Andrei Lankov)
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