Operating this unit
Use MULTI-CONTROL to select
REGIONAL in the function menu.
Press MULTI-CONTROL to turn the re-
gional function on.
# To turn the regional function off, press
! Regional programming and regional networks
are organized differently depending on the
country (i.e., they may change according to
the hour, state or broadcast area).
! The preset number may disappear from the
display if the tuner tunes in a regional station
which differs from the originally set station.
! The regional function can be turned on or off
independently for each FM band.
Receiving traffic announcements
TA (traffic announcement standby) lets you re-
ceive traffic announcements automatically, no
matter what source you are listening to. TA
can be activated for both a TP station (a sta-
tion that broadcasts traffic information) or an
enhanced other network's TP station (a station
carrying information which cross-references
Tune in a TP or enhanced other net-
work's TP station.
TP indicator will light.
Press TA/NEWS to turn traffic an-
nouncement standby on.
# To turn traffic announcements standby off,
press TA/NEWS again.
Use MULTI-CONTROL to adjust the TA
volume when a traffic announcement be-
The newly set volume is stored in memory and
recalled for subsequent traffic announce-
Press TA/NEWS while a traffic an-
nouncement is being received to cancel the
The tuner returns to the original source but re-
mains in the standby mode until TA/NEWS is
! You can also turn the TA function on or off in
the menu that appears by using
! The system switches back to the original
source following traffic announcement recep-
! Only TP and enhanced other network's TP sta-
tions are tuned in during seek tuning or BSM
when TA is on.
Using PTY functions
You can tune in a station by using PTY (pro-
gram type) information.
Searching for an RDS station by PTY
You can search for general types of broadcast-
ing programs, such as those listed on the next
Use MULTI-CONTROL to select PTY in
the function menu.
Push MULTI-CONTROL left or right to
select a program type.
Press MULTI-CONTROL to begin the
The unit searches for a station broadcasting
that program type. When a station is found its
program service name is displayed.
PTY (program type ID code) information is
listed on the next page.
# To cancel the search, press MULTI-CONTROL
# The program of some stations may differ from
that indicated by the transmitted PTY.