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I HAVE A RADIO SHACK DX-390 RADIO. MY PROBLEM IS IT WILL NOT RECIEVE STATIONS ON ANY BAND. THE SPEAKER AND COTROLS DO WORK PROPERLY HOWEVER, I HAVE HEARD THAT THIS IS A COMMON PROBLEM DO TO STATIC. WHAT WOULD BE THE CAUSE AND HOW CAN I FIX IT?

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If you are certain the radio is working and have checked with the instruction manual that you are operating it the correct way with any squelch control turned down and the volume turned up there should be a loud hissing from the speaker indicating the radio is ready to receive as soon as it is either tuned to the specific frequency of a station by direct entry or by scanning one or more bands of frequencies.

If there is no hissing noise it is possible the audio output is faulty or the aerial is not connected or the radio is otherwise faulty.

If the hissing noise is present and powerful and still nothing is being received it is possible there is nothing to receive or a more powerful aerial is needed.
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Setting the time


Setting Time
1 Press TITLE repeatedly until the time is displayed.
For details, see “Displaying the Text” (page 13)
2 Press and hold TITLE for at least 2 seconds while
the time is displayed.
The time indication will blink.
3 Turn the Rotary encoder to adjust the hours while
the time indication is blinking.
4 When the hour has been adjusted, press MODE.
5 Turn the Rotary encoder to adjust the minutes
while the time indication is blinking.
The time is automatically set 5 seconds after the minute
adjustment. The time can also be manually set by pressing TITLE.
• To synchronize the clock to another clock/watch or radio time
announcement, press and hold MODE for at least 2 seconds after
setting the “hour.” Minutes will reset to “00”. If the display shows
over “30” minutes when you do this, the time will advance one hour.
Listening to Radio
1 Press SOURCE/POWER until a radio frequency
appears on the display.
2 Press BAND repeatedly until the desired radio band
is displayed.
F1 (FM1) F2 (FM2) AM F1 (FM1)
3 Press TUNE to select the tuning mode.
DX SEEK (Distance mode) SEEK (Local mode)
OFF (Manual mode) DX SEEK
• The initial mode is Distance mode.
Distance mode:
Both strong and weak stations will be automatically tuned in
(Automatic Seek Tuning).
Local mode:
Only strong stations will be automatically tuned in (Automatic
Seek Tuning).
Manual mode:
The frequency is manually tuned in steps (Manual tuning).
4 Press or to tune in the desired station.
Holding down or will change the frequency
continuously.
Manual Storing of Station Presets
1 Select the radio band and tune in a desired radio
station you wish to store in the preset memory.
2 Press and hold, for at least 2 seconds, any one of the
preset buttons (1 through 6) into which you wish
to store the station.
The selected station is stored.
The display shows the band, preset number and station
frequency memorized.
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Here is how to manually tune your radio.
1 Press the SOURCE button until a radio
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find your station by manually searching the frequency. When found, press the memory button and in your display the word memory will flash. than press the number you want it stored under and hold it pressed untill the flashing stops.

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