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Using The Radio; Tuning In Radio Stations; Storing Preset; Tuning To A Preset Radio Station - Kenwood HM-438USB Instruction Manual

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Using the radio

Tuning in radio stations

1
Press TUNER BAND (TUNER band) button to
select the desired waveband: FM or AM.
2
Press and hold SEARCH/TUNING 4 or ¢
(4 or ¢ search +/–) button to tune in to the
desired frequency.
• To tune to a weak station, briefl y press SEARCH/TUNING
4 or ¢ (4 or ¢ search +/–) button repeatedly until
the display shows the desired frequency or when the best
reception has been obtained.

Storing preset

You can store up to 20 for FM and 20 for AM radio
stations in the memory. When a preset radio stations
selected, the preset number appears on the display.
1
Press TUNER BAND (TUNER band) button to
select the desired waveband: FM or AM.
2
Press SEARCH/TUNING 4 or ¢ (4 or ¢
search +/–) button to tune in to the desired
frequency.
3
Press PROGRAM (program) button so that "– –"
starts fl ashing.
4
If you wish to store the radio station to another
preset number, press P.CALL/ALBUM UP or
DOWN (p.call/album + or –) to select the
desired preset number.
5
Press PROGRAM (program) button again to
store the radio station.
6
Repeat steps 2 to 5 to store other preset radio
stations.
During program, if no button is pressed within 20 seconds, the
system will exit program mode automatically.

Tuning to a preset radio station

Press P.CALL/ALBUM UP or DOWN (p.call/album +
or –), or digit buttons, 0–9 on the remote control
unit to select the desired preset number.
The preset number and radio frequency appear on
the display.
STEREO/MONO
Press the STEREO/MONO button to select mono or
stereo mode.
When stereo mode is selected, the icon "STEREO"
appears on the display (if current station is FM
stereo).
You are able to select stereo or mono mode in FM band only.

Using RDS (Radio Data System)

RDS is a system that transmits useful information (in
the form of digital data) for FM broadcasts along with
the broadcast signal. Tuners and receivers designed
for RDS reception can extract the information from
the broadcast signal for use with various functions,
such as automatic display of the station name.
RDS functions
PTY (Program TYpe Identifi cation) Search:
Automatically tunes to a station that is currently broadcasting
the specifi ed program type (genre).
PS (Program Service Name) Display:
Automatically displays the station name transmitted by the RDS
station.
Radio Text function:
Displays the radio text data transmitted by some RDS stations
when you press the RDS (RDS/display) button. There is "NO
TEXT" display if no text data is transmitted.
Some functions and function names may diff er in certain
countries and areas.
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