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I can't get am or fm reception. I can get output from 6-direct input but can't get radio output.

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What happens during normal setup test tones?

The tuner requires an antenna and a station tuned for reception. But the audio will not be forthcoming from ANY source (*) if you have a switch out of position like, say, Tape Monitor.

* 6-direct bypasses Tape Monitor all other audio processes and sources. Disable IT.

It's in the manual - page 10.

Posted on May 24, 2011

  • so2ss May 24, 2011

    I can get FM reception but not AM.

  • David Dunn
    David Dunn May 24, 2011

    It's still unclear if the problem is simply a reception issue or an audio output issue. Antenna's make the difference. Page 5 of the manual.

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