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Tivoli Radio - Station Fading Out

Hi,

I purchased the Tivoli Model One Radio about 2 weeks ago. I've noticed that strong FM stations in our area when tuned in correctly with the yellow light indicating strong reception, will fade out after a period of an hour or so. Even cheap radios that I have will maintain a lock on a tuned-in station. What do you think the problem might be? Any assistance would be appreciated.

Jerry

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  • DrEngineer Jan 13, 2008

    I was very diasppointed to find that this sort of fading happens all the time with my radio. Also the Model CD player was very unreliable and finally it broke down. Alltogether I do not recommend buying these "hifi" systems.

  • terryt537 Jul 10, 2008

    I have the same problem. I found if I tune to another station at the opposite end of the frequency range, then return after a while I receive my station fine, but then after a while the fade comes back.

  • vanhoofjan Mar 18, 2009

    Model One has frequency drift. After switch ON, needs re-tuning after 10 min during the first hour. Afterwards stabel oscillator.

    Which capacito causes this drift and how to replace?

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3. Select between ‘Strong Stations Only’ or ‘All Stations’.

DAB settings
Note: You can only see the DAB settings when you have selected ‘DAB’ as the radio source.
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You can use the ‘Full Scan’ (autotune) function to automatically scan for new digital radio stations and
remove inactive ones.
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Here is the link to the owners manual which you can download if you wish:

http://owner.ford.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=Owner/Page/OwnerGuidePage&year=1996&make=Lincoln&model=Continental

Here/below are the specific instructions on the radio programming (pg. 159 of above link).


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Selecting the AM or FM frequency band

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There are four ways for you to tune in a particular station. You can use the "TUNE", "SEEK", 'SCAN"or memory buttons.

• Using the "TUNE" function:
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2. Press one of the memory buttons and hold until the sound returns and the lamp above the memory button lights up. That
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