If you have a stereo system and have hooked up a cassette deck - then you know how to connect a vcr to record the radio. It's exactly the same procedure. If you have the manual to your stereo there will be a diagram of the connections. If you don't know or always have trouble with the "tech stuff" then here's the method:
Basic Principles - INs connect to OUTs
The LINE OUT of the receiver (stereo) connects to the LINE IN of the VCR. If there is no LINE OUT use the TAPE MONITOR OUT or TAPE OUT to connect to the LINE IN of the VCR.
But I'll assume you will want to play it back to listen - so then you need to connect the OUTs to the INs.
The LINE OUT of the VCR connects to the LINE IN of the receiver (stereo) If there is no LINE IN on the receiver (stereo) use the TAPE MONITOR IN or TAPE IN to connect to the LINE OUT of the VCR.
Now you may be wondering why you would want to go through all this trouble. Here's why:
HTH - Hope this helps!