GoJ Position and Efforts

Shortwave radio broadcast to the Japanese abductees in North Korea

This program is provided by the Japanese government through shortwave radio broadcast to the Japanese abductees who are still kept captive in North Korea.
Its content, updated weekly, includes information on concrete measures of the government to resolve the abduction issue, situation surrounding North Korea, messages from families and friends of the abductees, as well as familiar Japanese songs.
The program is broadcasted in Japanese (titled "Furusato no Kaze") and Korean (titled "il bon ue baram(Nippon no Kaze)") during the following hours and frequencies from Monday to Sunday.

Japanese program "Furusato no Kaze"

13:30 – 13:57 (UTC)    9705kHz, 9950kHz
14:30 – 15:00 (UTC)    9560khz, 9960kHz
16:00 – 16:30 (UTC)    9690khz, 9975kHz

Korean program "il bon ue baram (Nippon no Kaze)"

13:00 – 13:30 (UTC)    9465kHz, 9950kHz
15:00 – 15:30 (UTC)    9800kHz, 9975kHz
15:30 – 16:00 (UTC)    9465kHz, 9965kHz