FM stations with Radio Data System (RDS)
service send inaudible digital information along
with the regular radio program signal.
Radio band, Function
Program service name, Clock, Frequency*,
While receiving the RDS station,
is displayed on
the left of the frequency indication.
To change display items
This unit automatically provides RDS services as
PTY (Program Types)
Displays the currently received program type.
Also searches your selected program type.
CT (Clock Time)
The CT data from the RDS transmission sets
• Depending on the country/region, not all RDS
functions may be available.
• RDS will not work if the signal strength is too weak,
or if the station you are tuned to is not transmitting
during FM reception.
Type of programs
NEWS (News), INFORM (Information),
SPORTS (Sports), TALK (Talk), ROCK
(Rock), CLS ROCK (Classic Rock), ADLT
HIT (Adult Hits), SOFT RCK (Soft Rock),
TOP 40 (Top 40), COUNTRY (Country),
OLDIES (Oldies), SOFT (Soft), NOSTALGA
(Nostalgia), JAZZ (Jazz), CLASSICL
(Classical), RAND B (Rhythm and Blues),
SOFT R B (Soft Rhythm and Blues),
LANGUAGE (Foreign Language), REL
MUSC (Religious Music), REL TALK
(Religious Talk), PERSNLTY (Personality),
PUBLIC (Public), COLLEGE (College),
• You cannot use this function in countries/regions
where no PTY data
• You may receive a different radio program from the
one you select.
Set "CT-ON" in setup (page 16).
• The CT function may not work even though an RDS
station is being received.
• There might be a difference between the time set by
the CT function and the actual time.
The current program type name appears if the
station is transmitting PTY data.
repeatedly until the
desired program type appears.
The unit starts to search for a station
broadcasting the selected program type.