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Are the stations preset for FM reception. I can't get even the FM reception thats located within 2 miles of my house. It seems that some units only can be tuned into certain stations. I can't understand that, my car radio or even my house radion will pick up the local stations. Yet the Sharp and other manufactures units seem to be pre-set. Is this possible ??

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You may have to manually set the preset stations on the unit itself. Read the user manual.

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  1. 1 Select TUNER source. ? TUNER is displayed briefly.
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  2. 4 Repeat step 3 if necessary until you find the desired station.
To tune to a weak station, press TUNING briefly and repeatedly until you have found optimal reception.


Programming radio stations
You can store up to a total of 40 radio stations in the memory.
Automatic programming
Automatic programming will start with a chosen preset number. From this preset number upwards, former programmed radio stations will be overridden.The system will only programme stations which are not in the memory already.
Press PRESET 3 or 4 (on the remote control ¡ or TM ) to select the preset number where programming should start.
Note:
- If no preset number is selected, default is preset (1) and all your presets will be overridden.
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Manual programming
Tune to your desired station (see "Tuning to radio stations").
Press PROGRAM to activate programming. ? PROGRAM flashes in the display.
Press PRESET 3 or 4 (on the remote control ¡ or TM ) to allocate a number from 1 to 40 to this station.
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If you have an external antenna, check you antenna connections.
Weather can change your reception. Are the stations you can hear local? within 30 miles? Or is there an amplifier on your antenna system? It may have quit functioning. if you have cable TV you might want to hook up your stereo to that system, you will need a 75 to 300ohm adapter that you can pick up from an electronics store or online.
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1. Connect the FM antenna and the AM loopantenna at the back of the unit. Rotate the AM loop for better reception.
2. Press AM/FM.
3. Tune a station by pressing TUNER+/-repeatedly until the desired station is found.Alternatively, you can press and hold thesame buttons down for about one second toactivate the automatic search function. Inthis mode the unit will automatically tunefrequencies until it finds a station.
4. Repeat step 3 to tune to another radio station.
5. Press AM/FMto select between FM and AM.Storing Radio Stations

The unit can store up to 40 radio stations (30 preset stations for FM and 10 preset stations for AM) in its memory. You can enter every single radio station yourself or the unit can store all available radio stations automatically in ascending order

Automatic Preset Programming
1. Press AM/FM to enter the AM/FM mode.
2. Press and hold AM/FM for two seconds to start automatic preset programming.
3. Radio frequencies will be browsed and radiostations stored automatically. When all the available radio stations are stored or all 40(30 preset stations for FM and 10 preset stations for AM) memory locations are full,the auto preset programming function will stop.

Manual Preset
1. Tune to a radio station (see "Manual tuning"for details).
2. Press MEMORY. While the Program Preset number is still flashing, input your desired preset number using the numeric buttons or press CH+/-, then press MEMORY to store it.

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1. Press AM/FM to enter the Tuner mode.
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The system does have a remote (at least it should come with one if purchased new), and you need it to control pretty much everything. Here's what the manual says about the radio tuner (you can find the whole manual here) :

Manual Tuning
1. Connect the FM aerial and the AM loop antenna at the back of the unit. Rotate the AM loop for
better reception.
2. Press TUNER to enter TUNER mode and toggle between FM and AM.
3. When the FM station broadcasts Stereo sound, ST is displayed.
4. Tune a station by pressing repeatedly the TUNER+/- buttons until the desired station is found.
Alternatively, you can press and hold the same buttons down for about one second to activate
the automatic search function. In this mode the player will automatically tune frequencies until
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Storing radio stations
The player can store up to 30 radio stations in its memory. You can enter every single radio station
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Automatic preset programming
1. Press TUNER to enter the Tuner mode.
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Note: A weak signal can affect the "Automatic preset programming" function's efficiency. Adjust the aerial for better
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3. Radio frequencies will be browsed and radio stations stored automaitcally. When all the available
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Manual preset
1. Tune to a radio station (see "Manual tuning" for details).
2. Press MEMORY once to enter flashing Preset Loaction number.
3. While the Preset Location number is still flashing, input your desired preset number (1-30) using
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Also, when you hook the unit to a TV, it's just using the TV as a video display device. The TV has nothing to do with any of the system's other functions.

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5. Within 5 seconds, select a preset channel to store the
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6. Within 5 seconds, press the MEMORY button.(The station is stored and the MEMORY indicator goes off. To store more stations, repeat steps 3 to 6) .

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Storing the strongest broadcast
frequencies
BSM (best stations memory) lets you automatically
store the six strongest broadcast frequencies.
1 Use MULTI-CONTROL to select BSM in
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2 Press MULTI-CONTROL to turn BSM on.
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stored in the order of their signal strength.
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% Press LOCAL repeatedly to select the
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FM: OFF—LEVEL1—LEVEL2—LEVEL3—
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MW/LW: OFF—LEVEL1—LEVEL2
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