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SONY Portable Speaker Shortwave Radio
SONY is known for offering quality products and services to consumers. Its assortment of shortwave radios deliver delightful experiences to the home user and working professional.
It has an in-built speaker that produces incredible quality sound. The radio has great reception and its simple design makes it easy to use.
No batteries or external power supplies are provided.
7.5 × 1.2 × 4.8”; 1.4 pounds
DC, battery, optional AC adapter
C Crane Skywave Travel Shortwave Radio
C Crane is known to produce and deliver gadgets that improve the life 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 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
Sangean AM/FM/LW/SW World Band Receiver
Sangean manufactures and sells a variety of consumer appliances. Its shortwave radios are high quality and superior performance gadgets, suitable for use in households and offices.
This radio’s in-built highly receptive ferrite bar antenna makes it the outstanding mediumwave performance piece that it is.
It doesn’t have a great shortwave reception and an external wire antenna is needed to enhance this.
1 × 8 × 5”; 1 pound
AA batteries, AC-AC adapter
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 for users.
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 battery has been drained.
11.1 × 5.8 × 3.3”; 1.6 pounds
Solar power, 3 AA batteries