Samsung 12-797 User Manual
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AM/FM Pocket Stereo
with TV Sound
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Your radio requires two AAA batteries for power.
1. Remove the battery compartment cover.
2. Insert two AAA batteries in the compartment,
matching the polarity (+ and –) symbols inside.
3. Replace the cover.
1. With the radio off, press MEM/CLOCK. The time display flashes.
2. Repeatedly press (or hold down) TUNING
H to set the hour.
3. Repeatedly press (or hold down) TUNING
G to set the minute.
Note: PM appears during PM hours.
4. Press MEM/CLOCK to store the time. If you do not press MEM/CLOCK immediately, the radio
will store the time five seconds after the last keypress.
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Listening to the Radio
In addition to regular AM and FM bands, you can use your radio
to listen to audio from TV stations, as well as weather
broadcasts in the 162 MHz range.
1. Press POWER to turn on the radio.
2. Repeatedly press BAND until the desired band (AM, FM,
TV or WX) appears.
3. Use TUNING
to select the desired station.
Repeatedly press TUNING
to tune up or down on the
selected band. Hold down TUNING
to rapidly tune the
band. Press again to stop the tuning.
Hold down TUNING
for about one second. The radio
automatically tunes to the next highest or lowest station with
a strong signal.
If no strong signal is found, press TUNING
G to stop tuning.
For the best reception, fully uncoil the earphones’ or headphones’
cord, or fully extend the antenna. The AM antenna is built-in.
Move the radio to improve AM reception.
To improve the reception of a weak FM station, set STEREO/
MONO to MONO. The sound changes from stereo to monaural,
but reception should improve.
Set E-BASS to ON for an enhanced bass effect. Or, set it to OFF
for a normal bass sound.
4. Set the volume to the desired listening level.
5. Press POWER to turn the radio off.
Your RadioShack AM/FM Pocket Stereo with TV
Sound and Weather Band is designed for your active
lifestyle. Its compact design lets you listen to
broadcasts on AM, FM, TV audio, and weather bands
almost anywhere you go. The built-in alarm clock and
sleep timer make this radio even more useful. Its
features include: digital tuning, built-in speaker, 40-
station memory, sleep timer, clock and daily alarm,
bass boost, stereo earphone jack, stereo-mono
switch, lock switch, and a liquid crystal display.
Digital Tuning - Provides drift-free tuning with
the highest degree of accuracy and stability.
Built-in Speaker - Allows you to listen without
earphones or headphones.
40-Station Memory - Lets you store and recall
up to 40 of your favorite stations.
Sleep Timer - Lets you play the radio for up to
90 minutes, and then it automatically shuts off.
Clock and Daily Alarm - Shows the time, and
allows you to set the alarm to sound at a time
Bass Boost - Enhances bass sound.
Stereo Earphone Jack - Lets you connect
earphones or headphones (not supplied) with
a 1/8-inch plug to the radio.
Stereo-Mono Switch - Improves sound
quality of weak FM stations.
Lock Switch - Allows you to lock controls to
prevent you from accidentally turning your
radio on or off or changing the settings.
Liquid Crystal Display - Clearly displays the
time, band, station, and other information.
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To listen to your radio using the built-in speaker, make sure the SPK./PHONES is set to SPK. For
the best reception while using the built-in speaker, connect the supplied antenna (see Using the
TV/FM/WX Antenna). Or, you can use a pair of stereo earphones or headphones (not supplied)
with an 1/8-inch (3.5mm) plug to listen to your radio.
1. Insert the earphones’ or headphones’ plug into your radio’s
2. Set SPK./PHONES to PHONES.
The built-in speaker disconnects when you set SPK./PHONES to PHONES. The phones’ cord acts as an
Set the volume to the lowest setting before you begin listening. After you begin listening, set the volume to a
Do not listen at extremely high volume levels. Extended high-volume listening can lead to permanent
Once you set the volume, do not increase it. Over time, your ears adapt to the volume, so a volume level that
does not cause discomfort may still damage your hearing.