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Why can I only
receive Radio 2 on my unit?
Throughout most of
the developed World - including the UK - the FM
Broadcast band (used to broadcast FM Radio Stations)
is 87.5 to 108.0 Mhz. Uniquely in Japan, the FM
Broadcast Band is 76 to 90 MHz.
a vehicle is imported from Japan with its original
factory-fit or Japanese Market third-party stereo,
it can only receive signals up to 90 MHz - which in
the UK means you can only receive Radio 2 at that
The solution is
to fit an "Band Expander" or "Frequency Shifter" to
the existing stereo:-
increase the Stereo's reception to the Global
standard 87.5 to 108.0 MHz. There are drawbacks
using these expanders inasmuch as the frequency
display on your stereo will no longer match the
stations you are tuned into.
is to fit a new third-party stereo into your bus.
Often people will take this opportunity to upgrade
their system to a CD or DVD player.
For details of
how to install a replacement CD or DVD System,
please refer to our
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