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Aichi International Broadcasting

Radio-i (JOGW-FM) was a multilingual commercial radio station based in central Japan in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, owned by the Kowa Company. Nagoya University cited this station along with rival ZIP-FM (JFL, 77.8 MHz) as sources of multilingual information during emergencies. In times of disaster the station could broadcast vital information to listeners in Chinese, English, Simple Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish and Tagalog. Set up as Aichi International Broadcasting (愛知国際放送, Aichi Kokusai Hoso), Radio-i commenced operations on April 1, 2000 and was the third of a series of radio stations created to bring a more international scope to local regions across Japan (they form the MegaNet.) The station broadcast on three frequencies, 79.5 FM in Nagoya and across Aichi Prefecture, 79.9 FM in Hamamatsu and southern Shizuoka Prefecture, and on 83.0 FM in the southern districts of Aichi Prefecture from Toyohashi. Playing a mixture of Top 40 and Album-oriented rock formats, Radio-i featured a team of mostly bilingual radio DJs handling the main programs. Citing falling advertising revenue and ratings in the Aichi region, Radio-i ceased broadcasting operations on September 30, 2010 after 10 years and 5 months on the air. After a 17-hour live broadcast featuring current... ()

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Fischer | Data Science. ID: MEDIA:7871, Added: 01/27/2020, Last updated: 09/16/2020