FEMA recommends that every family have an NOAA weatherband radio with SAME* alerts. Eton's FRX5-BT radio meets this recommendation and packs in a ton of additional functionality. The FRX5-BT's internal battery can be recharged through the integral solar panel or dynamo hand crank, and the radio can also recharge cellphones or other USB-powered devices. It includes a rechargeable LED flashlight, ambient light with dimmer, and red emergency beacon. You can even stream music from your bluetooth device through the FRX5-BT's speakers.
Digital AM/FM radio provides access to the full range of civilian stations
NOAA weatherband radio gives you updates on weather emergencies
SAME Alerts with light, sound, and text display warns you when severe weather is approaching.
Bright, long-lasting LED flashlight provides reliable lighting at night or during power outages.
Signal rescuers with the red emergency beacon.
Dimmable Ambient Light provides the right level of light indoors or out.
Glow in the dark locator, so that you can find the radio when the power goes out.
Charge the radio battery by USB cable, integral high efficiency solar panel, or integral hand-crank.
5 volt 2.1 amp power output for charging phones or tablets.
Bluetooth capability allows wireless connection to cellphones and tablets for streaming audio.
Integral headphone and aux.-in jacks.
2000 mAh lithium battery
*SAME stands for Specific Area Message Encoding and is used for Emergency Alert System and NOAA Weatherband alert messages.