Who can borrow a radio
- Please consult the Town Council if you have any questions.
When borrowing a radio, please keep the following in mind
- You are responsible for maintaining the radio (paying electricity bills, changing batteries)
- If you lose the radio or damage it beyond repaid, you will be responsible for the cost of a new radio
- Do not give or lend the radio to anyone else
When to return the radio
- When the person who borrowed the radio moves away from the area or passes away
- When a business moves out of town or closes down
How to borrow a radio
How to use the emergency radio
Setup key points
- Always be sure to keep the radio plugged into a household outlet.
- Set the radio in a place where it can recieve Radio Niseko broadcast (76.2 MHz).
1. Before beginning use
As you charge the radio the light will go from flashing to solid.
* Even if the "charging" light is solid, please always keep the radio plugged in. The batteries alone will only last 2-3 days.
Replace the batteries with (rechargeable nickel-metal hydride batteries). Regular manganese or alkaline batteries may cause the radio to malfunction, so please do not use them.
2. Confirm that you're receiving Niseko Radio
- Turn the "power / volume" dial clockwise and it will click, turning the power on. If you turn the dial further further the volume will increase.
- Press the "Radio Niseko" button.
- Once you receive the Radio Niseko signal, check the "reception level" light and confirm that it is solid.
If you are having trouble find a spot with good reception for the radio, try putting it by a window.
3. When there is poor reception with the antenna
Remove the blue protective cap from the side of the radio and plug in the F - head type external antenna. Do not tug strongly on the antenna string or cable.
4. Receiving an emergency broadcast
· Manually cancelling the emergency broadcast (Emergency release)
When you turn the dial counter - clockwise all the way until it clicks, the broadcast will stop.
* If you were listening to regular broadcasting when the emergency broadcast began, 2) will will stop the emergency broadcast.
If you have having trouble with the radio, please consult with staff responsible for emergency radios at the Town Council.
Regarding emergency radio
Inquiries in English
Inquiries regarding information on this page
- Niseko Town Hall