Saturday, June 2, 2012

Weather Alert Radio

Kaito Voyager Solar Dynamo - Weather Alert Radio

Kaito Voyager Solar Dynamo Weather Radio, ON SALE! When the unexpected happens, it's more than a good idea to be prepared. This Voyager Radio is your link to the most current conditions, providing dependable information even in a total blackout. Built-in rechargeable batteries can be powered by a solar panel during the day and human cranking power at night. Or you can also add your own regular AA batteries.

Details: Water-resistant, super-durable, rubberized body; 11 bands including AM / FM, Shortwave 1 and 2, Weather 1-7; NOAA weather alert sends an emergency wireless signal to the radio for local disasters; LED flashlight, reading lamp and SOS emergency light; Self-powered hand crank charging system; Adjustable solar panel captures energy from the sun or natural light; USB port provides standardized access to charge USB cell phones, iPod / MP3 players and more, also includes adapters for most non-standard brands; Dynamic wide-range speaker for crystal clear sound; Headphone jack for private listening; Rubberized carry straps. ; 8 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 5 1/2"h., 1 lb., 4 ozs.; Order Today! Kaito Voyager Solar Dynamo Weather Radio

  • When the Unexpected happens You Better be ready - 11 Bands + NOAA Westher Alerts + Shortwave
  • 11 Bands - AM/FM, Shortwave SW1 & SW2 plus 7 weather bands
  • Durable Construction: Manufactured to be water resistant & has a rubberized body
  • 4 Way Power: Solar, hand crank, 3 "AA" (not incld), AC Adapter (not included) USB port for charging
  • 5 LED Reading lamp for Ca
This readio is great! Easy to use and light weight. This product will come in very handy the next time my power goes out.
Great piece of mind when the storms come around. I love this radio. Works great, one of my favorite toys around the house. Only wish it came with the power cord, although batteries last pretty long.

Friday, June 1, 2012

Severe Weather Alert Radio

Sangean PR-D9W AM/FM Severe Weather Alert Radio

Product Description:

Hand held radio; am/fm NOAA digital weather alerts; dual alarm by buzzer or radio; weather alert/siren; uses rechargeable or alkaline batteries; includes rechargeable battery

  • Digital Weather Alert
  • Rechargeable Batteries
  • Weather Alert Siren
  • 19 Presets
  • Snooze function, Dual Alarms
I'd never heard of Sangean before searching on the web for a high quality weather radio with AM/FM and multiple power options, but its PR-D9W is a high-quality radio indeed. As others have noted, a critical plus here is its tuner seems very sensitive so that even weak stations that my component stereo tuner has trouble picking up, it seems to pick up quite clearly. It can be set to receive the emergency messages from the NWS and here in Southern California, it picks up the Oxnard/San Gabriel Mountains transmitter, as well as the Riverside and San Bernardino County transmissions.

It also has some very cool pluses like 19 programmable presets (which can store any combination of AM and FM stations), nice backlighted display, digital tuning and scanning (a big plus over analog tuning, in my opinion), sleep timer and alarm clock functions, and can be powered by 4-AA batteries (either alkaline, lithium, or rechargeable) or via its AC adapter. Finally, though it's only a monophonic radio, its sound is above average, and music sounds pretty good.