Other than Standby mode
News Bulletin with Timeout Setting
The tuner automatically changes when a news
bulletin starts even if the radio is not being listened
to. Also, you can set the time interval when
interruption is prohibited.
Display and Setting
When you set "NEWS 00M" — "NEWS 90M", the
News Bulletin Interrupt function is ON.
When the News Bulletin is ON, the "NEWS"
indicator is ON.
When the news bulletin starts, "NEWS " is displayed,
and the tuner changes to the news bulletin.
• If you choose the "20M" setting, further news bulletins
will not be received for 20 minutes once the first news
bulletin is received.
• The news bulletin volume is the same level that was set
for <Traffic Information> (page 15).
• This news bulletin function is only available if the desired
station sends PTY-code for news bulletin or belongs to
<Enhanced Other Network>-Network sending PTY-code
for news bulletin.
• When the News Bulletin Interrupt function is ON, the
tuner changes to an FM station.
In Tuner mode
Only stations whose reception is good are searched
in auto seek tuning.
The local seek function is OFF.
The local seek function is ON.
In Tuner mode
Sets the tuning mode.
Preset station seek
AF (Alternative Frequency)
When the reception is poor, automatically alternate
to another frequency broadcasting the same
program in the same RDS network with better
The AF function is ON.
The AF function is OFF.
When the AF function is ON, the "RDS" indicator
• When no other stations with stronger reception are
available for the same program in the RDS network, you
may hear the incoming broadcast in bits and snatches.
Turn OFF the AF function in such a case.
Restricting RDS Region (Region
You can choose whether or not to restrict the
RDS channels, received with the AF function for a
particular network, to a specific region.
The Region Restrict Function is ON.
The Region Restrict Function is OFF.
• If AF function is not restricted to the specified region and
network, the AF function sets up to search the station
with good reception in the same RDS network.
Automatic search for a station.
Search in order of the stations in
the Preset memory.
Normal manual tuning control.