Using the tuner
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Searching for RDS programs

One of the most useful features of RDS is the ability to
search for a particular kind of radio program. You can
search for any of the program types listed on the previous
page.
1 Press the BAND button to select the FM band.
RDS is only possible in the FM band.
2 Press the CHARACTER/SEARCH button.
SEARCH
shows in the display.
3 Use the MULTI JOG dial to select the program
type you want to hear.
You can also use the
+
/
buttons on the front panel to
select the program type.
4 Press ENTER to search for the program type.
The system starts searching through the station presets
for a match. When it finds one, the search stops and the
station plays for five seconds.
5If you want to keep listening to the station, press
ENTER within the 5 seconds.
If you don’t press
ENTER
, searching resumes.
If
NO PTY
is displayed it means the tuner couldn’t find
that program type at the time of the search.
Note
RDS searches station presets only. If no stations
have been preset, or if the program type could not be
found among the station presets
NO PTY
is
displayed.
FINISH
means the search is complete.

An introduction to EON

European model only
When EON (Enhanced Other Network information) is
turned on, the receiver jumps to an EON-linked
broadcast when it begins, even if a receiver function
other than the tuner is being used. It can’t be used in
areas that EON information isn’t transmitted and when
FM broadcast stations don’t transmit PTY data. When the
broadcast ends, the tuner returns to the original
frequency or function.

Using EON

1 Press the BAND button to select the FM band.
EON is only possible in the FM band.
2 Press EON MODE to select one of the possible
modes.
Press repeatedly to switch between:
EON TA
(Traffic Announcement) – Sets the tuner to
pick up traffic information when it is broadcast.
EON NEWS
– Sets the tuner to pick up news when it
is broadcast.
OFF
– Switches off the EON feature.
When set to
TA
or
NEWS
, the
EON
indicator in the
display lights (it flashes when receiving an EON
broadcast). The indicator in the display lights when the
current station carries the EON service.
Note
The EON function does not work when listening to
AM reception.
You can’t search for traffic announcements and
news at the same time.
You cannot operate the
TUNER EDIT
and
CHARACTER/SEARCH
buttons while the
EON
indicator in the display is lit.
If you want to change to a function other than the
tuner, press
EON MODE
to turn EON off.
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