4 August 19

 Tokuzo Inoue (call sign JA3FA) founder and still President became a licensed ham after amateur radio was again permitted in Japan in 1952. The first amateur radio built was a mobile radio FDAM-1 in 1964 and was assembled by Yoshitaka Iiboshi (call sign JA3LOQ) who still works for Icom…. Read the Interview by CQ Amature Radio MagazineICOM Company History