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FM or AM

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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Re: FM or AM

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

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Forgot how to programme radio stations on Philips Micro System MC-222

Tuning to radio stations

  1. 1 Select TUNER source. ? TUNER is displayed briefly.
  2. 2 Press BAND once or more to select your
  1. 3 Press down on TUNING a? or a? and release button.
    ? The radio automatically tunes to a station with sufficient reception. Display indication during automatic tuning: SEARCH.? If a FM station is received in stereo, STEREO is shown.
  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.
- If no preset number is selected, default is preset (1) and all your presets will be overridden.
Press PROGRAM for more than 2 seconds to activate programming.? AUTO is displayed and available stations are programmed in order of waveband reception strength: FM followed by MW and LW.The last preset automatically stored will then be played.
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.
Press PROGRAM again to confirm the setting. ? PROGRAM disappears, the preset number and the frequency of the preset station are shown.
Repeat the above four steps to store other stations.

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Nakamichi Soundscape 5 3 Disc System

Hi David, Saving Presets: 1. Navigate to your favorite station with the UP/DOWN buttons. 2. Press MEMORY once. The preset choice will go to the next available one. 3. Within 5 seconds, press MEMORY again to save the current frequency as a preset, or else use the UP/DOWN buttons to fi nd another preset number, then press MEMORY to save it. 4. The UP/DOWN buttons usually tune the frequency, but when loading the presets, they navigate the presets. Try this and let us know if it works for you. Best regards, Bill

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Low hum on one radio preset on Beosystem 2500

local interference find another frequency for classic fm there are lots

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I can't figure out how to set the radio station pre sets

there is no auto presetting available. u have to set all channels in preset manually. if u power off the subwoofer all setting will be erased.for manual preset do the following.

1. Press the FUNCTION button to select "TUNER".
2. Press the FM/AM button to select a band.
3. Select the station you want to listen to (Hold down the TUNING Up or Down button until the
frequency display begins to change. When a station is tuned in, the tuning process will stop automatically.)

when it tune the first station available do the following to preset it,
4 .Press the MEMORY button.( on remote)
5. Within 5 seconds, select a preset channel to store the
station using the PRESET buttons of the remote control
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) .

for listening preset ed station ,Press the PRESET button repeatedly until the desired
preset station is found.

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LG LX-M240 operating instructions: I cannot set the presets

Owner's Manual is PN 3834RH0020U
On pg13
1. Press TUNER/BAND to select AM or FM
(Leftmost rectangular button on left of volume knob)
2. Select station by using TUNING +/-
3. Press PROGRAM/MEMO on the remote
A preset number will appear.
4. Press PRESET +/- (or PRESET ^/v on remote) to
select the preset number you want.
5. Press PROGRAM/MEMO again. The statio is stored.
6. Repeat above for more stations.

Believe you can store up to 30 stations.
Stations on presets 1, 2 and 3 take longer to 'kick in' when listening to the radio
as they are the 'tens' prefix for the preset numbers. 4 - 9 'kick in' immediately.

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How do I preset individual radio station frequencies?

To set individual presets: 1. tune to the station you want as a preset 2. hold down the number (ie "1") on the remote until the number blinks on the system 3. repeat for all other stations
press the number on the remote to tune to your preset
this is very similar to setting the presets on my car radio

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Instructions on programming Nakamichi SS5 radio presets

The solution is really very simple.

This unit is capable of a total of 30 presets.

10 AM presets in 2 groups (AM1 & AM2).
20 FM presets in 4 groups (FM1 - FM4).

Each of the individual groups can have a total of 5 presets.

In other words, there are 6 groups of 5 presets (AM1 AM2 FM1 FM2 FM3 FM4) for a total of 30 presets. Hope that makes sense.

You have preset buttons 1-3 on the top of the unit. Preset button #3 is the MEMORY or "set" button.

Try these steps and you should be up and running.

1. Choose which band you want to use. ie. AM1 AM2 FM1 FM2 FM3 FM4.
2. Tune in a station

3. Click the #1 preset button and watch the screen, let's say that you have tuned into the station FM 100.0, the station frequency is displayed along with the "group" you're in (ie. AM1...FM4) and you will also notice a number in between your "group" id and your station. This is the # you're going to set and the way to change this from 1-5 is simply by pressing the #1 preset button until the # comes up that you want to save it to.

4. Press #3 Preset button (labeled "MEMORY")
5. That's it, now do all the stations you want but be mindful that once you have programmed 5 presets to any given group, you have to move on to the next group until you've maxed out the total # of presets.

Hope this helps.

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Better fm reception

Is it just a single wire?

If so, purchase a cheap FM antena. It looks like a "T" when spread out (4' to 5'). That should help.

You can purchase an "amplified" antenna, but if your area reception is really bad (such as in a valley) the antenna would just amplify the noise as well. Look for web based radio in this case or if you have cable there are stations on it.


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the wire you use for the antenna is damage replace it or change the set to a other location.

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