Nippon Broadcasting System

"Nippon Hōsō" redirects here. For Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai, see NHK.
Nippon Broadcasting System, Inc.
Kabushiki gaisha
Industry Broadcasting
Founded Tokyo, Japan (April 1, 2006 (2006-04-01), took over from former "Nippon Broadcasting System, Inc. (present: Fuji Media Holdings, Inc.)")
Headquarters 9-3, Yurakucho Itchome, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
Parent Fuji Media Holdings, Inc.
City Tokyo
Broadcast area Kanto region
Branding AM Radio 1242 Nippon Hōsō (AMラジオ1242ニッポン放送 AM Rajio ichi ni yo ni Nippon Hōsō)
Slogan From Yūrakuchō, Nippon Hōsō makes you smile anywhere. (有楽町からスマイル♪ どんなときもニッポン放送 Yūrakuchō kara sumairu, donna to kimo Nippon Hōsō.) (since April 2012)
Frequency 1242 kHz (AM), 93.0 MHz (FM)
First air date July 15, 1954
Format Talk, Sports
Power 100,000 watts
Affiliations NRN
Owner Fuji Media Holdings, Inc. (former Fuji Television Network, Inc.)

Nippon Broadcasting System, Inc. (株式会社ニッポン放送 Kabushiki-gaisha Nippon Hōsō), or JOLF, is a Japanese radio station in Tokyo. Founded December 23, 1953. Together with Nippon Cultural Broadcasting it is a flagship station of the National Radio Network. JOLF also has a relationship with Fuji Television, both being part of the Fujisankei Communications Group.

Changing abbreviations

From July 15, 1954 to September 30, 1967 it used NBS, as the abbreviation of Nagano Broadcasting Systems, Inc. Since October 1, 1967 it has used LF, the last two letters of the call sign JOLF.


Coordinates: 35°40′31″N 139°45′38″E / 35.675203°N 139.760646°E / 35.675203; 139.760646

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