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Reference EN 62106:2001
Title Specification of the radio data system (RDS) for VHF/FM sound broadcasting in the frequency range from 87,5 to 108,0 MHz
Project Number 13449
Abstract/Scope The Radio Data System (RDS) applies to VHF/FM sound broadcasts, which may carry stereophonic or monophonic programmes. RDS improves functionality of receivers by implementing features such as Programme Identification, Programme Service and automatic tuning.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2001-12-13
Current Stage code deadline 2002-07-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 100
Reference Document IEC 62106:2000 (EQV)
ICS 33.060.20 - Receiving and transmitting equipment
33.170 - Television and radio broadcasting
35.240.99 - IT applications in other fields
Keywords Radio data system (RDS); VHF/FM sound broadcasting
Note EN following parallel vote * Supersedes EN 50067:1998 * Superseded by EN 62106:2009 * Initially handled by TC 206 (disbanded) * D141/C101: Transferred to new TC 100X
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6060 2001-12-13 2002-07-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2000-04-01 2002-01-01  
5062 2000-01-24 2000-04-01  
5020 1999-10-01 1999-12-15  
1090 1999-10-01 1999-10-01  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2000-04-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2001-12-13
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2000-08-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2002-07-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2002-07-01


Supersedes EN 50067:1998
Superseded by EN 62106:2009
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(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

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