O'Reilly logo

National Association of Broadcasters Engineering Handbook, 11th Edition by Garrison C. Cavell

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter7.16

Radio Data System

Scott A. Wright

Updated for the 11th Edition by

Alan W. Jurison

iHeartMedia

Syracuse, NY

Introduction

The Radio Data System (RDS) provides for a method of transmitting a low-bit rate digital signal using analog FM radio. It is intended for application to VHF/FM sound broadcasting transmitters that carry stereophonic (pilot-tone system) or monophonic sound broadcasts specified in ITU-R Recommendation BS.450–3. Radio Broadcast Data System (RBDS) was the official name used for the U.S. version of the RDS Standard, when it was first adopted in 1993 by the National Radio Systems Committee (NRSC) with revisions in 1998, 2005 and 2011.1 The RDS Standard was originally adopted in 1982 by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required