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How to reduce static or interference and improve poor radio reception on a clock radio?

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Reduce static or interference and improve poor radio reception on a clock radio.
Refer to the following guidelines when troubleshooting poor radio reception and static interference:

NOTE: Refer to your owner's manual for model-specific information on the features and capabilities of your radio. Manuals are available online in the Manuals section of the Sony Support Web site.

FM reception 

  1. Extend the FM wire aerial fully to increase reception sensitivity.

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AM reception

  1. Connect the supplied AM loop aerial to the unit. Rotate the aerial horizontally for optimum reception.

Notes on radio reception

  1. Keep digital music players or mobile phones away from the AM loop aerial or the FM aerial, as this may lead to reception interference.
  2. When you are listening to the radio with a Sony Ericsson Phone connected to the unit, interference with radio reception may occur.
  3. When you are listening to the radio while charging a WALKMAN / Sony Ericsson Phone, interference with radio reception may occur.