A portable battery-operated AM/FM Shortwave radio receiver (plus Ham radio bands) will be a great asset for information.
A simple Long Wire antenna will make a huge difference to improve portable shortwave radio reception! Here’s what I’ve done for mine.
Why I switched back to this one, and why I believe it is among one of the best weather radio choices today.
I did my research first. Here’s why I chose the Diamond D3000N. It is the best scanner antenna out there. I added a few assembly photos…
A list of all NOAA frequencies, weather radio channels, transmitter stations and locations – sorted by state, county, and interactive maps.
The specific UV-5R, BF-F8HP, BaoFeng Antenna Upgrade optimized for FRS, GMRS, MURS, Marine, Business bands. The other, for Ham Radio bands.
The following 4 portable shortwave radios are likely the most popular and well regarded today. 2 Tecsun models, 1 Sangean, and the famous Sony SW7600GR.
2-way radios – channel and frequency information on FRS, MURS, GMRS, and CB. What’s best for non-licensed local communications? Lots of uses!
Do you have an emergency radio? I own radios from all three of the following companies. Each of them has proven to be quality choices. – Sangean – Midland – C.Crane Co. While there are portable emergency radios in various price ranges, you may need to spend around $50 to get one into the realm…
A review of the C Crane CCRadio-2E which I believe is the best dx radio for am DXing on the market today for long range listening.