WCRB transition

John Francini francini@mac.com
Mon Dec 18 01:22:12 EST 2006

Stands for Radio Data System.  A means of transmitting small amounts 
of data on a 57 kHz subcarrier on an FM station's signal.

Wikipedia has more: <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radio_Data_System>

Hope this helps to some extent...

John Francini

At 1:11 -0500 12/18/06, A. Joseph Ross wrote:
>On 18 Dec 2006 at 0:58, Larry Weil wrote:
>>  At 12:50 AM -0500 12/18/06, A. Joseph Ross wrote:
>>  >A friend of mine told me today that he was surprised when the car
>>  >radio in his new Prius automatically reset itself to tune to 99.5 for
>>  >WCRB.  What sort of mechanism will cause it to do that?
>>  Probably RDS.
>What's RDS?
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