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Japan's First Non-Profit Radio Turns 10

Categories: East Asia, Japan, Arts & Culture, Citizen Media, Digital Activism, Media & Journalism

The first non-profit community radio station to be licensed for broadcast in Japan made its debut a decade ago out of a small corner cafe in Kyoto city. Kyoto Sanjo Radio Cafe [1] [ja], FM 79.7 on the dial, celebrated its 10-year anniversary on March 31, 2013. They aired a program to talk about how things have been in the community since the first broadcast.

FM79.7 Kyoto Sanjo Radio Cafe [2]

FM79.7 Kyoto Sanjo Radio Cafe celebrates 10 year anniversary on March 31, 2013