Labelling the preset stations — station name, Using the radio data system (rds), Labelling the preset stations – Sony CMT-L1 User Manual
Receiving RDS broadcasts
Simply select a station from the FM band.
When you tune in a station that provides RDS
services, the station name appears in the
To check the RDS information
Each time you press DISPLAY, the display
changes cyclically as follows:
t Frequency t Clock
t Preset Equalizer name t Volume
** If the RDS broadcast is not properly received, the
station name may not appear in the display.
Labelling the preset
— Station Name
You can label each preset station with up to 10
symbols or characters (Station Name).
Tune in the station you want to label
(see page 16).
Follow the same procedures as from
steps 2 to 6 on “Labelling a CD” (see
To cancel labelling
Press MENU/NO on the remote.
To erase the station name
Tune in the station.
Press NAME EDIT/SELECT on the remote.
Press CLEAR on the remote repeatedly to
erase the name.
Press ENTER/YES on the remote.
Using the Radio Data
(European model only)
What is the Radio Data System?
Radio Data System (RDS)* is a broadcasting
service that allows radio stations to send
additional information along with the regular
RDS may not work properly if the station you have
tuned in is not transmitting the RDS signal properly
or if the signal is weak.
* Not all FM stations provide RDS service, nor do
they all provide the same type of services. If you
are not familiar with the RDS system, check with
your local radio stations for details on RDS
services in your area.