If you know the frequency of the station you want to
listen to, push and hold the joystick left/right to locate
the approximate frequency, then push the joystick left/
right to fine adjust to the desired frequency (manual
Receiving a station through a list
You can list up the frequency.
Select the band, then press the
The frequency appears.
Push the joystick up/down until the
desired station appears.
Press the joystick to receive the
The display returns to normal reception
FM stations with Radio Data System (RDS)
service send inaudible digital information along
with the regular radio programme signal.
Example: when you set Info (information) mode
to "All" (page 20).
A Radio band
D Preset number
(Programme service name),
*1 When Info (Information) "All" is set:
– "TP" lights up while "TP" is received.
– "TA"/"AF" lights up while "TA/AF" is on.
*2 While receiving the RDS station, " RDS" is
displayed on the left of the frequency indication.
This unit automatically provides RDS services as
AF (Alternative Frequencies)
Selects and retunes the station with the
strongest signal in a network. By using this
function, you can continuously listen to the
same programme during a long-distance drive
without having to retune the same station
TA (Traffic Announcement)/TP (Traffic
Provides current traffic information/
programmes. Any information/programme
received, will interrupt the currently selected
PTY (Programme Types)
Displays the currently received programme
type. Also searches your selected programme
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
Setting AF and TA
Press (AF/TA) repeatedly until the
desired setting appears.
activate AF and deactivate TA.
activate TA and deactivate AF.
activate both AF and TA.
deactivate both AF and TA.
Storing RDS stations with the AF and
You can preset RDS stations along with the AF/
TA setting. If you use the BTM function, only
RDS stations are stored with the same AF/TA
If you preset manually, you can preset both RDS
and non-RDS stations with the AF/TA setting for
1 Set AF/TA, then store the station with BTM or
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