Listening to radio broadcasts
Tuning (non-RDS) radio stations
Radio stations can be classified into RDS (Radio Data System)
stations and other stations. To listen to or store RDS stations
in the preset memory, see the section entitled, "Using RDS".
MULTI CONTROL AUTO
VOLUME UP, DOWN
Use the input selector (INPUT SELECTOR) to select
Use the BAND key to select the desired broadcast
Each press switches the band as follows:
Use the AUTO key to select the desired tuning
Each press switches the tuning method as follows:
1 AUTO lit (auto tuning)
2 AUTO not lit (manual tuning)
• Normally, set to "AUTO"(auto tuning). If the radio
waves are weak and there is a lot of interference, switch
to manual tuning. (With manual tuning, stereo broad-
casts will be received in monaural.)
Use the MULTI CONTROL to select the station.
Lights when a broadcast is being received in stereo.
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:The next station is tuned automatically.
Manual tuning :Turn the knob (press the key) to select
the desired station.
• You can also use the TUNING key on the remote control
to make the selection.
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"FM" or "AM" indicator
a station is
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
PTY (Program TYpe identification) Search
Automatically tunes to a station that is currently broad-
casting the specified program type (genre).
EON (Enhanced Other Network) reservation
Sets the tuner to automatically switch to stations broad-
casting one of two types of programs, even though you are
listening to another station. The tuner returns to the
original station when the broadcast of the selected pro-
PS (Program Service name) Display
Automatically displays the station name transmitted by
the RDS station.
RDS Auto Memory function
Automatically selects and stores up to 30 RDS stations in
the preset memory.
If fewer than 30 RDS stations have been stored in the
preset memory, regular FM stations will be stored in the
Radio Text function
Displays the radio text data transmitted by some RDS
stations when you press the DISPLAY key. There is no
display if no text data was transmitted.
If you preset the volume level, you can listen to the
information of your choice at that volume level automati-
cally. After the information has been received, the volume
returns to the previous level.
The "RDS" indicator lights up when an RDS broadcast (signal)
A B MUTE
B B C 1 F M
Some functions and function names may differ for cer-
tain countries and areas.
Before using a function utilizing the RDS, be sure to
perform the RDS Auto Memory operation by referring to
the description in "Presetting RDS stations (RDS AUTO