TEXT button on car radio

Chace, Stephen SChace@spectro.com
Thu Dec 7 15:51:09 EST 2006

Thanks!  That was enough info to google.  Found good article on Wikipedia.

Related question:  Who decided on the categories listed under the "TYPE"
button?  Seems odd that country was left out.

Chemist and radio buff

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Sent: Wednesday, December 06, 2006 7:38 PM
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Subject: RE: TEXT button on car radio

>Lurker coming out of the shadows to ask a burning question:

  How does the TEXT system for pulling call letters and sometimes song

That's RDS: Radio Data System.  It's transmitted via a subcarrier. 

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