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FM reception for Sony ICF-CD513?

Can I add an antennae to Sony ICF-CD513?
Reception poor w/ many FM stations. Thx Jeff (Ontario)

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    I have the manual and feel like an idiot but I can't find the band button to change it to AM

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The electrical cord acts as an antennae for this radio. Uncoiling the cord will give the best reception for FM. Rotating the radio (and built in ferrite bar antennae) will give the best reception for AM listening.

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