I did my research before choosing the Diamond D3000N. It is the best scanner antenna out there. It’s a very wide band discone.
I have this NOAA weather alert radio (and others). It’s my pick again this year for a standalone weather radio. I’ve also included a mod for alert volume.
A listing of all NOAA Weather Radio channels, stations, locations, frequencies, propagation coverage — sorted by State, County, and interactive maps.
Best Baofeng Antenna optimized for FRS, GMRS, MURS, Marine, Business bands. The other for VHF/UHF Ham Radio bands. Upgrade WILL boost range!
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.