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E46 (1999 - 2006)
The fourth generation 3 Series (E46 chassis) was introduced in 1999 and set the standard for engineering and performance during it's years of production including being named to Car & Driver's 10 best list every one of those years! ! -- View the E46 Wiki

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Old 10-18-2014, 11:25 AM
jdevarie jdevarie is online now
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2003 Business CD radio AM frequencies

Hello all, I finally got the factory radio hooked up to the radio and it started right away. FM reception is not a problem but AM is. The problem that I am having is that the frequency spacings are odd. For example, I want to dial a station at 1030Khz but the only options the radio allows me to dial are 1026 or 1035 WTH. Doing a scan does not help.
I read through the radio manual but could not find anything. I am wondering if anyone has any help or suggestion,

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Jim
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Old 10-18-2014, 12:16 PM
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http://www.e46fanatics.com/forum/sho...d.php?t=672202

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Old 10-18-2014, 08:06 PM
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Thank you for the links I will look into the antenna amp issue. I hope it has something to do with my radio not being able to tune to the right frequency :-)
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Old 10-19-2014, 07:45 AM
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Your problem is not the antenna. Your radio is set up to work with the European spacing of radio stations. Check the owner's manual. Also, Google is your friend.


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Old 10-19-2014, 08:13 AM
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Hi Marco, thanks for the message. That is what I suspected but could not find any reference to it in the manual. I will try googling it now that I know what to look for.

jd
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Old 10-19-2014, 09:18 AM
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Turn off Radio, Turn on Radio, Press and hold SEL for maybe 10 seconds. Use the < and > to navigate. Use the preset buttons to change values. Turn off Radio to exit. I don't have explanations for all the functions in there, but one of them seems to be US or Europe tuning mode.
http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=34132

http://www.siegenthaler.co.nz/JapaneseRadios/index.htm
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Old 10-19-2014, 11:31 AM
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Old 10-19-2014, 02:47 PM
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Update, success. Thanks all for the help. The radio now works in both FM and AM.

thanks again.
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