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I have a 2 month old 3er and have enabled the RDS function in the radio, but only the station name is displayed. Not the song title. I know from another car (GM) that the radio station does pass on the song titles.

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My infiniti rotates through title station and artist.
 

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gpi said:
I have a 2 month old 3er and have enabled the RDS function in the radio, but only the station name is displayed. Not the song title. I know from another car (GM) that the radio station does pass on the song titles.

Any thoughts?
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My new 330 does rotate station, artist & song on RDS.
 

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It also depends on what the radio station transmits. The station my not transmit all of the info thus you only see what they are sending.

There are a couple of stations around here that only send their call letters.
 

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It also depends on what the radio station transmits. The station my not transmit all of the info thus you only see what they are sending.

There are a couple of stations around here that only send their call letters.
 

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The functionality of RDS depends both upon what the station agrees to encode, and the strength of the FM signal itself. The signal must be very strong for the RDS info to come through and be displayed. I get a couple of stations where the RDS is intermittent. It is characteristic of FM, that as long as the signal is above 'threshold,' which is about 10dB above background noise, as I vaguely recall from earlier schooling, sound reception is good. But the RDS signal is an additional one which rides piggyback on the primary sound channels, and it apparently requires much higher signal to noise ratios to be processed.
 

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Greeney said:
My infiniti rotates through title station and artist.
well good for you, how you like your nissan morono...
 

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Mine shows all info, even the upcomming song when the previous song is about to end. :thumbup:

I guess it depends on the station also.
 

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armoredsaint said:
well good for you, how you like your nissan morono...
I ordered a 330 Jackass :thumbup: ohh and its Murano.
 

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Greeney said:
I ordered a 330 Jackass :thumbup: ohh and its Murano.
i know, it was sarcasm dude.:confused:
 
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