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#1 oilburner

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Posted 16 July 2011 - 03:54 PM

Hi all
just took delivery of my Focus Titanium eco boost. The car has a DAB radio. I have never used a DAB radio before and the handbook does not cover it's tuning.
The radio is Sony
I have pushed the radio button until it says DAB on the display but it just says no channels. If i am listening to normal FM radio it auto changes to DAB though.
How do I tune the DAB channels?

any help greatfully recieved

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Posted 16 July 2011 - 06:22 PM

Hi, press auto-tune or auto scan?
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Posted 17 July 2011 - 08:12 AM

Chris

I have tried that and the button appears to do nothing

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Posted 17 July 2011 - 09:11 AM

Just press the search button (skip cd track button) this will search for a station. If it still shows no channel after its searched move your car and try again. Dab is good but some of the signal for stations are still weak so you have to be in the right area to find them. They also drop out a lot more and a lot easier than fm stations. I currently drive the new c-max with the same radio

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Posted 17 July 2011 - 11:34 AM

Hi, does linking the DAB to FM stations help?
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Posted 17 July 2011 - 12:05 PM

cheers guy's all sorted - now have 20 + channels
did have to save each one individually as a preset as i couldn't find an option to auto store

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Posted 20 August 2011 - 03:50 PM

Hi glad you sorted tuning out,please can you tell me if you get scrolling text on DAB stations? I get only a short static text,then it returns to station name.
Thanks for any info.
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