Reception at 11.00 UTC was (SINPO) 34443 -- fair signal, slight interference from China National Radio operating on the same frequency and minor fading. Transmission would worsen during Thai language broadcast.
At 11.30 UTC reception was (SINPO) 23432 -- poor to fair signal, with increased interference from China National Radio operating on the same frequency, station splatter from Voice of Korea on 11.735 kHz and fading. Signal was almost completely inaudible after 11.45 UTC. Transmission was essentially a garbled mess of noise.
Reception reports for Vietnamese and Thai broadcasts were submitted online to NHK World - Radio Japan, the following day. QSL card for Vietnamese Service arrived in the mail on 20 April 2016.