Summary: This is a nice looking radio, but radio reception is pathetic, I live near Washington, DC, and it gets one AM spanish station, and one FM station. It does get one weather station, and it does respond to weather alerts. That is the good?
Summary: A must have for the outdoorsman. Was better made than all other competitors. has dimmed lighting on top which I found very useful for fishing when baiting hook at night. Exceptional quality Can charge mobile devices a plus.
Summary: I moved to Oklahoma (aka tornado alley). After this most recent storm, I decided to get better prepared. To this end, I wanted a device that could pick up radio, had alternative power sources, and an internal power supply to charge phones.
Summary: Purchased this for when we lose power and in the event there is a weather emergency. The quality is decent and it seems to be well built. I like the fact that it has a couple of ways of running: on standard batteries, and solar/crank/plug-in rechargeable batteries.
Would also recommend for future design a coin battery to keep the ...
18 November 2014
Summary: Radio does what its supposed to do. Flashlight works well and radio is loud enough for me. My issue is the rechargeable battery pack it came with doesn't hold a charge for very long. I charged it using my computer and it had three bars on the battery meter.
Summary: Keeping this in the basement with the Storm Safety stuff. slowly drains the battery over time, you have to keep it charged. For me this is a pain because it's really there for emergency only. Otherwise, very versatile and the radio works great. Charge your phone, use the flashlight.