Listening to radio broadcasts
The receiver can store up to 40 stations in the memory and recall them
by one-touch operation.
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 "Using RDS (Radio Data System)". (For the U.K. and Europe
Tuning (non-RDS) radio stations
TUNING 1 / ¡
Use the INPUT SELECTOR knob or TUNER key to select the
Use the BAND key to select the desired broadcast band.
Each press switches the band
Use the AUTO key to select the desired tuning method.
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 broadcasts will be received in monaural.)
Use the MULTI CONTROL knob or keys, or TUNING 1 /
¡ keys to select the station.
: The next station is tuned automatically.
Manual tuning : Turn the knob (press the key) to select the
"AM" or "FM" indicator
appears in the display
"AUTO" indicator lights
up in the display.
"ST." lights when
a broadcast is being
received in stereo.
"TUNED" is displayed
when a station is received.
(For the U.K. and Europe only)
(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.
PTY (Program TYpe Identification) Search
Automatically tunes to a station that is currently broadcasting the
specified program type (genre).
PS (Program Service Name) Display
Automatically displays the station name transmitted by the RDS
RDS AUTO MEMORY function
Automatically selects and stores up to 40 RDS stations in the preset
If fewer than 40 RDS stations have been stored in the preset memory,
regular FM stations will be stored in the remaining places.
Radio Text function
Displays the radio text data transmitted by some RDS stations when
you press the RDS DISPLAY key. There is "NO RT" display if no text
data is transmitted.
The "RDS" indicator lights up when an RDS broadcast (signal) is
Some functions and function names may differ for certain countries
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 MEMORY)".