Reviews and Problems with Oregon Scientific WR601N
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If you work for NASA, this is the radio for you!
The Great And Powerful Ozzie, Amazon
1 week ago
Summary: I'm in IT. I consider myself pretty good with tech products. I build computers. That being said, this is the most confusing consumer product I've ever had the displeasure of owning. After following the directions, the radio still does not alert to emergency broadcasts.
It works just fine. We wanted something to alert us at night ...
3 June 2015
Summary: It works just fine. We wanted something to alert us at night We haven't had any real warnings, but the Weather Service tests the system here on Wednesdays. When the alarm goes off, it could wake the dead.
Unit has poor reception and can miss alert signals even if the NOAA station is audible when manually turned on
7 April 2015
Summary: Have had this unit for a few years (got it free from work) and what I've noticed is that sometimes has dangerously poor reception. There have been a few incidents when the city's outdoor sirens went off but the unit did not alarm; in these cases it was possible to manually turn on the radio and...
Summary: I returned it. I put the batteries in and no matter how I tried I could not get the battery cover back on. I'm good with things like that so I think it was just defective. I was disappointed because it looked like a great product.