(B) CD/MP3/SD/MMC/USB PLAYER MODE:
USING THE RDS FUNCTION
What is RDS?
The RDS (Radio Data System) is a digital information system developed by the
EBU (European Broadcast Union). Piggy-backed on normal FM broadcasts, RDS
offers a variety of information services and automatic retuning functions for
RDS-compatible car stereos.In1988, RDS became available in the United Kingdom,
France, West Germany, Ireland and Sweden. Test trans-missions are being
conducted in many other European countries. It is expected that RDS will be
available in most western European countries in the near future.
5. AF/REG function (ALTERNATIVE FREQUENCIES)
When press short, AF/REG switching mode is selected.
When AF/REG switching mode is selected, the radio checks the signal strength of
the AF all the time. When press long, it is activated as regional mode ON/OFF.
-Regional mode ON:
AF switching or PI SEEK is implemented to the station which have all PI codes
same as current station. REG segment is turned on in LCD display.
-Regional mode OFF
The regional code in the format of PI code is ignored when AF switching or PI SEEK