R.D.S. (Radio Data System)
RDS is a system which transmits useful information
(digital data) for FM broadcasts together with the broad-
cast signal. Tuners and receivers designed for RDS re-
ception can extract the information from the broadcast
signal for use with various functions such as automatic
display of the station name.
This unit is equipped with the following functions utilizing RDS data :
PTY (Program Type Identification) Search :§
The tuner automatically searches for a station which is
currently broadcasting a specified program type (genre).
PS (Program Service Name) Display :
When an RDS broadcast is received, the station name
is automatically displayed.
Before using RDS
For reception of RDS stations, the auto memory function must be used to preset the stations. With the auto memory
function, RDS stations are preset with priority. "No Data" will be flashed when a station is not preset by auto
(For U.K. and Europe)
The "R.D.S" indicator lights up when an RDS broad-
cast (signal) is received.
P O P M
÷ Some functions may not be provided or be given dif-
ferent names depending on countries or areas.
Receiving broadcast station
Playback of tape