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Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] FM SCA

From: Eric Blossom
Subject: Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] FM SCA
Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2002 02:23:42 -0800
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On Sat, Feb 23, 2002 at 09:12:12PM -0800, Matthew Ettus wrote:
> > Then there is RDS.  It was pushed pretty heavy by the CES and others
> > about '94/95.   There may be stations still doing it.  KALW (91.7Mc)
> > was one of the last hold outs.  Although they may have pulled it
> > out of their air chain by now.  RDS normally hangs out at 76Kc.
> I was in a rental car (2002 Buick) a few months ago and it had an RDS
> capable radio.  Since I wasn't driving, I messed around with it.  There
> are about 3 or 4 stations between SFO and SJC which use RDS.  I hope it
> catches on.  Supposedly everyone in Europe is using it.

What's RDS?  

I was driving a 2001 Audi the other day in Monterey, and it had an RDS
button on the radio.  I also noticed that depending on what station I
was tuned to, I would get a station ID and maybe a "description" (e.g,
CLASSICAL, NEWS) about 50% of the time.  Does that use RDS?


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