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Tecsun Digital Dual Conversion Shortwave Radio
Tecsun is a dedicated provider of radio communication gadgetry for consumers. Its high standard shortwave radios are affordable and provide maximum entertainment.
This radio comes with a full line-up of accessories - a battery, pinned charger, external antenna and leather carrying pouch.
It doesn’t have a variable control button to adjust sensitivity to the station strength. Instead, it features a 3 position switch for three fixed reception ranges.
7.6 × 1.3 × 4.5”; 1.1 pounds
18650 Li-ion rechargeable battery
Kaito 5-Way Weather Alert Shortwave Radio
Kaito is a distributor of specialized shortwave radios with catchy designs. The radios are multi-functional, known to have as many features as possible in one product.
This radio comes with lots of great features - a powerful flashlight, a bright emergency beacon light and a reading lamp.
On the downside, this radio is devoid of battery indicator and as such there’s no gauge to know when the battery has been drained.
11.1 × 5.8 × 3.3”; 1.6 pounds
Solar power, 3 AA batteries
Eton Grundig Satellit 750 Shortwave Radio
Since 1986, Eton has been manufacturing top-quality consumer electronics with practical usage and leverages on nature’s energy as a power source.
Solid protective casing. Access to several band frequencies. Auxiliary input. Auto and direct key-in tuning.
A bit expensive, but worth every cent.
5.8 x 14.7 x 7.2; 0.01lbs
C Crane Skywave Travel Shortwave Radio
C Crane is known to produce and deliver gadgets that improve the lives of its customers. It provides a selection of functional shortwave radios with excellent features.
The C Crane Skywave Travel Shortwave Radio is a portable radio with a toggle button for time and frequency. It has a variable volume control, lighted LCD and headphone jack.
This shortwave radio, however, doesn’t come with a USB cord or adaptor for charging.
Small lightweight portable
4.8 × 1.1 × 3”; 0.02 pound
AA batteries, optional AC adapter
TIVDIO V-115 Portable AM FM Radio with Shortwave Radio Transistor
Tividio specializes in the manufacture of top-performance and functional portable radios that are fitted with modern technology to give you a holistic audio experience.
Accepts memory card. Can record. Great battery capacity. Good audio quality. Intuitive controls. Compact size.
SW reception is not as great as the FM.
4.7 x 3.1 x 0.9; 0.35lbs
Rechargeable Lithium battery