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Application section
37
RDS is a system which transmits useful informa-
tion (digital data) for FM broadcasts together
with the broadcast signal. Tuners and receivers
designed for RDS reception can extract the in-
formation from the broadcast signal for use with
various functions such as automatic display of
the station name.
R.D.S.
(Radio Data System) (For U.K. and Europe)
This unit is equipped with the following functions utilizing RDS data:
PTY (Program TYpe) Search :
°
The tuner automatically searches for a station which is currently
broadcasting a specified program type (genre).
PS (Program Service) Display :
(See below.)
When an RDS broadcast is received, the station name is
automatically displayed.
The
“RDS”
indicator lights up when an RDS broadcast
(signal) is received.
÷
Some functions may not be provided or be given differ-
ent names depending on countries or areas.
Pressing the RDS DISP. key changes the dis-
play contents.
Display mode priority ranking
When an RDS broadcast is received :
1
PS (Program Service) Display :
When an RDS broadcast is received, the station
name is automatically displayed.
If it is not an RDS broadcast, “No PS” is dis-
played.
2
Frequency Display :
The frequency of the current station is displayed.
Note before the use of RDS
Set the receiving band to FM and preset RDS stations with the auto memory function.
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To switch the display contents
For reception of RDS stations, the auto presetting function must be used to preset the stations.
With the auto
memory function, RDS stations are preset with priority.
(Remote control unit only)
RDS DISP.
TEXT DISP.
BBC
AUTO
ST.
01FM102.5
AUTO
ST.
0
Sample