Radio Shack 20-125 User's Manual

AM/FM/SW with Travel Alarm
Thank you for purchasing your AM/FM/SW with Travel Alarm
from RadioShack. You can store two clock times and up to 30
preset stations.
installing batteries
Slide to remove the battery compartment cover and insert three AA
alkaline batteries matching the polarity symbols (+ and -) marked inside.
To avoid losing memory and alarm settings, turn off the radio before
replacing the batteries and replace the batteries within 30 seconds.
SW (shortwave) BAND
ANTENNA (for FM and SW)
When listening to SW, press once or
more to fast tune SW frequencies.
Slide to select a
Press to mute the alarm
for about 9 minutes.
Press and hold to turn
on the backlight.
Pull out and place radio
on a level surface.
FM: Fully extend the antenna,
and rotate for best reception.
SW: Position the antenna
vertically for best reception.
AM: This uses a built-in
ferrite rod antenna. Position
your radio for best reception.
(for FM and SW)
Select for best reception of
distant or local stations. Set
to LOC to receive strong local
signals, or set to DX to improve
reception of a weak station.
Turn to adjust the
Slide up to lock all the buttons.
Switch to HIGH for
normal sound and
to LOW to reduce
high frequencies.
HOUR + – Press or hold to tune
radio frequencies or adjust the
hour digit.
Connect 3.5mm
headphones (not
supplied) for
private listening.
MIN - ��–� Press or hold to tune
radio frequencies or adjust the
minute digit.
ENTER ��–� See “direct entry to
TIMER ��–� See “setting the timer”.
Press to toggle
between the two
clock times. Hold for 5
seconds to view time
when radio is on.
Press to enter radio preset
mode/clock time setting
mode. (see “presetting
radio stations” and
“setting the clock time”).
Press to enter
alarm setting
mode (see
“setting the
using AC power supply (DC 6V
Press to
turn on/off
the radio.
Press to select a preset period to
automatically turn off the radio (see
“setting the sleep timer”).
Connect one end of an optional AC adapter to DC 6V
jack of
your radio and the other end to an standard AC wall outlet.
what’s included
Please read this user’s guide before
installing, setting up and using your radio.
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User’s Guide
CAUTION: You must use a power source that supplies DC 6V
and delivers at least 300 mA. Its center tip must be set to positive
and its plug must fit the radio’s DC 6V
jack. Using an
adapter that does not meet these specifications could damage the
radio or the adapter.
•Always connect the AC adapter to the radio before you connect it to AC
power. When you finish, disconnect the adapter from AC power before you
disconnect it from the radio.
• The correct orientation for this power unit is in a vertical or floor mount
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using your radio
setting the clock time
Whenever the radio is turned on, the last tuned
station will be played.
There are four ways to tune to a radio station:
Manual tuning — Repeatedly press HOUR + or MIN
- to tune up or down.
Automatic tuning — Press and hold HOUR + or MIN
- for more than one second and then release. The
radio searches for a radio program automatically and
stops when a strong signal is received.
Memory tuning — Press the number buttons to
select a preset station directly.
Direct entry to stations — Use the number buttons
to enter the frequency of your station.
presetting radio stations
Store your favorite radio stations as presets in the
memory. You can store up to 10 stations for each
To set clock time, complete each step
within 5 seconds, otherwise the radio exits
the clock setting mode automatically.
To view the time while listening to the radio,
press and hold DUAL TIME for 3 seconds. The
time displays for 5 seconds.
1. Turn off the radio. The clock time shows.
2. Press MEM/TIME to select a clock time.
3. As the clock time flashes on the display, press or
hold HOUR + or MIN - to increase the hour or
minute digits within 5 seconds or the radio exits
time setting mode.
setting the SLEEP timer
RF emissions information
You can set your radio to play for a certain period of
time (10 to 90 minutes) and turn off automatically.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with
the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15
of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide
reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
residential installation. This equipment generates, uses,
and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed
and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause
harmful interference to radio communications. However,
there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful
interference to radio or television reception, which can be
determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is
encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more
of the following measures:
•Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
•Increase the separation between the equipment and
•Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different
from that to which the receiver is connected.
•Consult your local RadioShack store or an experienced
radio/TV technician for help.
If you cannot eliminate the interference, the FCC requires
that you stop using your radio. Changes or modifications not
expressly approved by RadioShack may cause interference
and void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This
device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) This
device must accept any interference received, including
interference that may cause undesired operation.
1. Press SLEEP to turn on your radio if not already
switched on.
2. When 10 and SLEEP appear, press SLEEP
repeatedly to select the sleep timer from 10 to 90
SLEEP appears when the sleep timer is activated.
Press SLEEP during the sleep timer to cancel the
sleep timer function. SLEEP disappears.
4. Press MEM/TIME again or wait for 5 seconds to
save and exit.
5. (Optional) To set an alternate time, press DUAL
TIME. TIME2 displays in the upper left of the
screen. Repeat steps 2 - 4 to set the alternate
1. Turn on your radio and select a band.
setting the timer
You can set a timer to beep later (1 minute to 99
1. Press TIMER (radio can be on or off).
2. Press or hold HOUR + or MIN - to search for a
radio station.
2. When 00 appears, press TIMER or MIN - to set
the timer.
3. Press MEM/TIME to enter the preset mode.
3. When the desired settings appears, wait for 5
seconds until the last display appears.
4. As MEMO flashes on the display, press
a number
from 0 - 9 to select a channel number. CH and the
number appears on the display.
5. Press MEM/TIME to store.
6. Repeat steps 2 - 5 to store other stations.
• After you enter the preset mode, complete
each step within 5 seconds, otherwise the
radio exits the presetting mode.
• A newly stored preset station can overwrite a
former preset.
direct entry to stations
2. Press ENTER.
3. Use the number buttons to enter a valid
frequency, and press ENTER.
• For direct entry, complete each step within 10
seconds, otherwise the radio exits the mode
1. Press ALARM.
2. As the alarm time flashes, press or hold HOUR +
or MIN - to adjust the hour or minute.
TIMER appears when the timer is activated. To view
the remaining time, press TIMER once.
To cancel the timer, set the timer to 00.
To stop the beeping, press any key.
setting the alarm mode
battery notes
• Dispose of old batteries promptly and properly.
2. When your desired alarm mode appears, wait
until the display stops flashing to confirm. Clock
time and the alarm mode icon appears.
• Do not burn or bury batteries.
To cancel the alarm, press ALARM three times until
the alarm icon disappears.
• Do not mix batteries of different sizes or chemistries.
• If an invalid frequency is entered, Err flashes.
• Disregard the decimal point when entering
the frequency. If you want to enter 3.20 MHz
of a SW band, press 0, 3, 2, 0.
To ensure the alarm sounds at the desired
time, make sure the correct clock time
Frequency Range.......................����
FM: ���
88 ��
~ �������
108 MHz
AM: 530 ~
�� 1710
....................................................SW: 2.3 ~ 26.1 MHz
3. When the desired alarm time appears, wait until
the display stops flashing to save and exit.
When the alarm sounds, press any key to stop it
for 24 hours. Press SNOOZE to mute the alarm for
about 9 minutes.
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setting the alarm time
1. Press ALARM once or twice. Alarm time with M
(buzzer) or + (radio) flashes.
1. Turn on your radio and select a band.
setting the alarm
Specifications are subject to change and
improvement without notice. Actual product may
vary from the images found in this document.
• Use only fresh batteries of the required size and
recommended type.
• If you do not plan to use your radio for a week
or more, remove the batteries. Batteries can leak
chemicals that can damage electronic parts.
• When
flashes on the display, replace the
• Automatic tuning may not work properly if battery
power is low. If this happens, replace the batteries.
limited 90-day warranty
This product is warranted by RadioShack against manufacturing defects in
material and workmanship under normal use for ninety (90) days from the
date of purchase from RadioShack company-owned stores and authorized
RadioShack franchisees and dealers. For complete warranty details and
exclusions, check with your local RadioShack store.
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