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PTY Display Function
When the TA/RDS button is pressed
for more than two seconds, the PTY
display function comes on. This
function lets you know the type of
programs the selected RDS station is
broadcasting. For example, if the
station is broadcasting dramas,
''DRAMA'' is shown in the display. If
it is a station of scientific programs,
''SCIENCE'' will be shown. The
principal PTYs are shown as follows.
AFFAIRS : Topical programs
expanding upon the news.
CLASSICS : Serious classics;
performances of major orchestral
CULTURE : Programs concerned
with any aspect of national or
DRAMA : All radio plays and serials.
EASY MUS : M.O.R MUSIC.
EDUCATE : Educational programs.
INFO : General information and
L.CLASS : Light classics; classical
music for non-specialist appreciation.
NEWS : Short accounts of facts,
events, publicly expressed views,
OTH MUS : Other types of music,
such as Jazz, R & B, Folk, Country,
POP MUS : Commercial music of
ROCK MUS : Contemporary modern
Audio System (C, D Type)
SCIENCE : Programs about nature,
science, and technology.
SPORT : Programs concerned with
any aspect of sports.
VARIED : Light entertainment
Comfort and Convenience Features