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Fail-Safe World Band
Solar Powered Radio
With four ways to keep its NiCad batteries charged, this world band
solar powered radio is
fail-safe in case of an emergency.
Its self-contained solar cell lets the radio be powered whenever it is placed in
direct sunlight. Or, three hours of sunlight powers the solar cell for up
to six hours of playing time—ideal in a power blackout situation and for outdoors
The unit also has an internal,
dynamo-power generator; five minutes of turning the handle produces over an
hour of powered radio time.
solar powered radio can also be plugged into standard power, like a household outlet (AC/DC,
12 volt wall adapter, included) or a car’s cigarette lighter (adapter
solar powered radio's 11 bands allow tuning to: the National Weather
Service, foreign broadcasts, local radio and TV programs, as well as
monitoring police, ambulance or pilot communications.
With four AA NiCad lifetime rechargeable batteries (included); fully charged
they will operate the radio for approximately seven hours of continuous
warning light indicates when batteries are low. FCC approved. Also includes
earplugs and an “Emergency Weather Preparedness Booklet” compiled in
cooperation with the National Weather Service and the American Red Cross. 5
1/2" H x 9" W x 3" D.