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Automatic Retuning For Best Reception Results; Af Function - Sony CDX-CA850 Operating Instruction

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Automatic retuning for best
reception results

— AF function

The alternative frequencies (AF) function allows
the radio to always tune into the area's strongest
signal for the station you are listening to.
Frequencies change automatically.
98.5 MHz
Select an FM station (page 13).
Press (AF) repeatedly until "AF on"
The unit starts searching for an alternative
frequency with a stronger signal in the same
If "NO AF" flashes, the currently tuned into
station does not have an alternative frequency.
When there is no alternative frequency in the area or
when you do not need to search for one, turn the AF
function off by selecting "AF off."
96.0 MHz
102.5 MHz
For stations without alternative
Press either side of (SEEK) while the
station name is flashing (within
8 seconds).
The unit starts searching for another
frequency with the same PI (Programme
Identification) data ("PI Seek" appears).
If the unit cannot find the same PI, the unit
returns to the previously selected frequency.
Staying with one regional programme
When AF function is on: this unit's factory-set
setting restricts reception to a specific region, so
you won't be switched to another regional station
with a stronger frequency.
If you leave this regional programme's reception
area or would like to take advantage of the whole
AF function, select "REG off" from the MENU
(page 27).
This function does not work in the United Kingdom
and in some other areas.
Local Link function
(United Kingdom only)
This function enables you to select other local
stations in the area, even if they are not stored on
your number buttons.
Press a number button ((1) to (6))
that has a local station stored on it.
Within 5 seconds, press the number
button of the local station again.
Repeat this procedure until the
desired local station is received.



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