BBC Article from FM RecoPal



What is the BBC? It is NHK in the UK.

Many readers may know of the BBC, or heard of its name, because the FM radio program of NHK often plays classical music or live rock concert etc. from tapes from the BBC. The formal name of the BBC is The British Broadcasting Corporation. It roughly corresponds to NHK in Japan.

The BBC was established on January 1, 1927 and has two television channels and four radio channels in Britain. The radio station BBC Radio London is located in Broadcasting House which is known to all Londoners. The first radio was broadcasted from this magnificent building in 1932.

Many offices of BBC including broadcast studios of BBC Radio are in Broadcasting House, and just like the atmosphere of the building, the headquarters of BBC Radio.

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