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Top 10 Best Portable Radios
for July 2022

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Greadio Portable Shortwave Radio,AM FM Transistor Radio with Best Reception,LCD Display,Time Setting,Battery Operated by 4 D Cell Batteries or AC Power,Big Speaker,Earphone Jack for Gift,Elder,Home

Greadio Portable Shortwave Radio

AM FM Transistor Radio with Best Reception, LCD Display, Time Setting, Battery Operated by 4 D Cell Batteries or AC Power, Big Speaker, Earphone Jack for Gift, Elder, Home

by Greadio
What We like

Good Sounds Quality & Earphone JackWith a premium built in 2W speaker, this transistor radio offers a big great sound, it can easily fill a room with your favorite musics or baseball game. And you can choose high/low tune mode as you like to listen on the shortwave radio. A good choice for radio lover. Moreover, an 3.5mm earphone jack here is designed for those who wants to have private listening space. Take this portable radio for picnic,camping or party,leave a good memory with your friends.

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Product Features

  • 2 Powerful Charging WaysThis am fm radio is designed for two charging ways. While you are indoor, the AC power for you to plug the charging cable(include) in the wall to listen radio whole day. If there power outage, don't worry, inserts 4 D Cell batteries(not include) in the shortwave radio that you can continue to connect and get broadcast news in real time. And the battery can be easily found in every household and stores. Keep one in your house, you will happy to have this portable radio.
  • 2021 Upgraded: LCD Display with Best ReceptionEquipped with a big LCD screen, you can easily and clearly to see each AM/FM/Shortwave stations when tuning the knob on this portable radio. The long antenna and advanced DSP chip ensure a ultra strong stable radio signal for you to listen to your favourite music, NPR, sports and news stations no matter at home or outdoor. Never miss a station and you will have a relax radio time with your family and friends with this am fm radio.
  • Simple to Operate, Convenient to UseNot like other radios which are too small to operate, our shortwave radio is big enough to use and easy to operate for both elder and children as the knobs are large to tune and the LCD screen is clear to see. A handle on the radio makes it not difficult to take outside. Beyond that, a time setting is available for you to see on the LCD display, so it is not just a fm radio but also a clock for you. Buy this transistor radio, bring convenience to your life.
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ByronStatics Portable Radio AM FM, Vintage Retro Radio with Built in Speakers, Best Reception and Longest Lasting, Power Plug or 1.5V AA Battery - Black

ByronStatics Portable Radio AM FM, Vintage Retro Radio with Built in Speakers, Best Reception and Longest Lasting, Power Plug or 1.5V AA Battery

Black

by TT Innovation tec
What We like

AM/FM RADIO: AM/FM analogue tuner, frequency range FM: 88-108MHz (50kHz step), AM: 520-1720kHz (9/10kHz step).

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Product Features

  • STABLE RECEPTION: Adjust the knob slightly to get the best signal. little to no static, and little to no frequency shift.
  • PORTABLE RADIOS: ByronStatics radio has a carrying handle, use 4 AA batteries (not included) or input AC 120V/60Hz (included).
  • EASY TO USE: Plug and play radio, large, easy to read dial, big tuning knob pattern anti-skid design easy to adjust for station.
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Personal AM/FM Pocket Radio Portable VR-robot, Mini Digital Tuning Walkman Radio, with Rechargeable Battery, Earphone, Lock Screen for Walk/Jogging/Gym/Camping

Personal AM/FM Pocket Radio Portable VR-robot

Mini Digital Tuning Walkman Radio, with Rechargeable Battery, Earphone, Lock Screen for Walk/Jogging/Gym/Camping

by VR-robot
What We like

[COMPACT & LIGHTWEIGHT] This little simple radio is around the size of a credit card, and can slip easily into any pocket, handbag or glove compartment. Use it for jogging, walking around neighborhood, taking the dog for walk, workout at the gym, or running. Its also an ideal gift idea for birthdays of elderly or kids, Christmas, or just because.

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Product Features

  • [LOCK SCREEN SAVES POWER] Lock switch design prevent accidental operation suggests the ideal behind this radio is primarily for put it in pocket; Built-in 500mAh rechargeable battery and long working time.
  • [MP3 DESIGN FOR EXERCISE] Small Size AM/FM radio with earbuds, this portable radio work with any 3.5mm earphone. This pocket radio does not have the speaker; you must wear the headset to listen. Suitable for jogging, walking and other exercises.
  • [HIGH QUALITY RECEPTION AM/FM RADIO] 64-108MHz FM; 520/522-1710KHz AM; 9/10KHz AM steps adjustable. The stereo radio can remember up to 58 of your favorite stations. Long press "Tuner +/-" and then it will automatically search effective station and stop. Simple operation allows you to enjoy music, morning talk shows, sports games.
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Retekess V115 Digital AM FM Radio Portable, Rechargeable Radio Digital Tuner, 9 Band Shortwave Radios, Support Micro SD Card and AUX Recording

Retekess V115 Digital AM FM Radio Portable

Rechargeable Radio Digital Tuner, 9 Band Shortwave Radios, Support Micro SD Card and AUX Recording

by Retekess
What We like

AM FM SW radios; FM: 87-108MHz; AM: 520-1710KHz (9/10K); SW: 4.75-21.85MHz; FM reception is best; SW reception is better at night or when an external antenna is connected; AM reception is easily affected by the environment

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Product Features

  • Built in 4 languages Chinese English Spanish and Russian; 9k/10k for AM tuning increment;package not including adaptor;just including usb cable;you can charge the radio from computer or connect phone adapter
  • Digital tuning radio; you can directly enter the frequency through the number keys; in addition, V115 also supports automatic search, manual search and storage of radio stations
  • Digital radio bass sound with MIC recording and line in recording ; insert the TF card to record your voice or radio voice; note that the TF card is not in the package
  • Portable shortwave radio is only 4.7 x 3.1 x 0.9 in; which is very suitable for shirt pockets; it is amazing to find so much functionality in such a compact radio
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AM FM Portable Radio Personal Radio with Excellent Reception Battery Operated by 2 AAA Batteries with Stero Earphone, Large LCD Screen, Digtail Alarm Clock Radio

Jazmm AM FM Portable Radio Personal Radio with Excellent Reception Battery Operated by 2 AAA Batteries with Stero Earphone

Large LCD Screen, Digtail Alarm Clock Radio

by Jimeng
What We like

Multi Function In One Radio 15-90 mins sleep time can be set in this transistor radio portable. You can enjoy the radio time before going to bed and don't worry to waste the power from the battery operated radio. 20 station preset allows you save your favor station and listen it very convenient. No need to select the station every time. Alarm clock function also support in the digital radio am fm.

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Product Features

  • 2020 NEWEST VERSION People always concern the reception of the simple AM FM radio. It means that a good reception determines the success of a portable radio. Professional aviation DSP chip inside the digital AM FM radio can solve your concern problem well. Just enjoy yourself for listening NPR,country music, sport game and news without bother. The stretchable antenna can help you bring the better signal even in the weak signal area, bring you back to the old days.
  • Stereo Earphone Listen & Clear Speaker Small but good sounds quality speaker built in this portable AM FM radio, it can fill in room easily. You can not imagine this personal transistor radio has the stereo earphone sounds(earphone included). Compact size and only 0.14lb allows you listen with you while running, exercise etc. Keep yourself stay around with the stereo sounds in everywhere you want.
  • Large LCD Screen & Super Long Lasting Time The 1.8*1.4 inches LCD Screen in our pocket portable radio AM FM is the biggest screen in the personal radio market. You can read the details on the screen clearly even your elder friends and parents. Power by 2 AAA batteries which can be easy found in every family and can be used more than 100 hours in normal, never worry about the power issue.
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MAKSH Emergency Radio, 5-Way Powered NOAA Solar Hand Crank Weather Radio with LCD Display, Portable Radio with AM/FM/WB, 2200mAh Power Bank Cell Phone Charger, LED Flashlight, SOS Alarm (Yellow)

MAKSH Emergency Radio

5-Way Powered NOAA Solar Hand Crank Weather Radio with LCD Display, Portable Radio with AM/FM/WB, 2200mAh Power Bank Cell Phone Charger, LED Flashlight, SOS Alarm (Yellow)

by MAKSH
What We like

What You Get: Emergency Weather Radio with rechargeable Li-ion Battery, 1* portable belt, 1*Micro USB cord, 1*User Manual, and 18-month quality assurance. If you have any questions about this NOAA weather radio, please tell us the first time, we will offer you professional services and satisfactory solutions. You can buy it with 100% confidence. Add to your cart now!!!

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Product Features

  • 5 Ways to Generate Power: Noaa weather radio has 5 power sources - solar panel, hand crank, 3 AAA batteries (not included), 5V USB input, and a replaceable 2200mAh rechargeable 18650 Li-ion battery. You can charge it by a USB cable or use batteries to power your radio. When batteries are dead, you can use the solar or hand crank to keep your radio powered. Plus due to its large capacity battery, you can use the hand crank radio to charge your phone, or other smart devices during an emergency.
  • Multifunctional Weather Radio: This emergency radio is more functional than other radios on the market. It features an NOAA alert radio channel, SOS alert, LED flashlight, 5 power sources, and a 2200mAh power bank. In addition, we research to add new features a large bright backlit LCD display that has a battery life indicator, an alarm clock, sleep countdown, a built-in headphone jack, and auto-tuning function. Meet your need in emergency situations, daily home use, and outdoor activity
  • AM / FM / Weather Band Radio: This portable radios coverage is very comprehensive. It receives broadcasts from AM/FM radio stations/7 pre-programmed NOAA weather channels so you can stay informed on the latest weather forecast and all hazard information for your area, like Tornados, Hurricanes, Thunderstorms, Floods, Earthquakes, etc. It also has an external telescopic antenna that is 19.8 inches high and sturdy helping crystalizes the reception.
  • Emergency Flashlight and Extra Loud SOS Alarm: This solar radio has a built-in 1W longer-lasting LED flashlight to keep you and your family out of the dark in case there is a power outage. There is an SOS Alarm that can emit a loud siren and can be heard miles away to attack attention quickly and searching for help. In addition, it is surprisingly lightweight and comes with a lanyard so you can hang it somewhere handy. A must-have for casual camping, backpacking, or wilderness survival.
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Pocket Radio Mini AM FM Stereo Radio Portable Battery Operated Radio, Includes Headphones, with Back Clip and Signal Indicator, Operated by AAA Batteries for Walking and Jogging, J-985 by PRUNUS

PRUNUS Pocket Radio Mini AM FM Stereo Radio Portable Battery Operated Radio

Includes Headphones, with Back Clip and Signal Indicator, Operated by AAA Batteries for Walking and Jogging, J-985 by PRUNUS

by PRUNUS
What We like

Battery Operated Operated by 2 AAA batteries, The battery operated radio can last for more than 30 hours. Its always nice to have a battery operated radio on hand for things like blackouts, ice storms and power outages, etc. Tips: Low battery can affect the radio signal. So, please replace the batteries when the radio makes lots of hiss.

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Product Features

  • Mini Radio with Pocket Size Measuring only 1.65 x 0.71 x 3.42 inch and weighing only 40g (batteries not included), This pocket radio is about the size of two Bic lighters, taking up almost no room in your pocket. Back clip included for clipping on pocket, is quite convenient for walking, running, cycling, gardening and travel.
  • Easy to UseJ-985 small radio has is an earphone jack, an ON/OFF switch, a tuning wheel, a volume wheel, a band switch, an old-school tuner dial and a power indicator, which is quite easy to use. The old-school tuner dial is just more intuitive and pleasing than push-button digital interfaces. Its easy for younger kids and the elderly.
  • Excellent Reception This AM FM portable radio Frequency range: AM:530-1710KHz; FM:87-108MHz. High-quality DSP chip and earphones wire working as antenna, ensure portable radios more stable signal. No need to pull out the antenna like other analog transistor radio. Suitable for jogging, riding, walking, camping, etc.
  • FM StereoOn the mode of FM-ST, this AM FM radio delivers rich stereo sound. 3.5mm earphone jack is designed for exclusive music space. Just put on your earphones, then can enjoy the fantastic time by yourself and take a break from the bustle and hustle.
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Emergency Radio with NOAA Weather Alert, Portable Solar Hand Crank AM FM Shortwave Radio for Survival,5000mAh Battery Powered Radio, USB Charger, Flashlight,Reading Lamp,SOS Alarm for Home Outdoor

HOLABABY Emergency Radio with NOAA Weather Alert

Portable Solar Hand Crank AM FM Shortwave Radio for Survival, 5000mAh Battery Powered Radio, USB Charger, Flashlight, Reading Lamp, SOS Alarm for Home Outdoor

by Bestway innovations LLC
What We like

All-in-One Portable Radio with LED Flashlight/Reading LampOur is also designed for outdoor survival- providing 2 light sources at emergency. The side adjustable 3W LED flashlight emits strong and straight light to light up your surroundings. A very vital survival gear and equipment if you are lost at night. 2.5W Reading Lamp with 2 brightness- Flipping up the solar panel makes the radio a reading lamp with 6 built-in LED bulbs to illuminate your book or camp.

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Product Features

  • 5 Power Sources Long RuntimeThe 5 way-powered will always be ready. Built-in 5000mAh rechargeable lithium battery works as main power, it is easily recharged by solar/hand crank/plug adapter( 5V/2A, not included)and USB cord(included). Besides, the weather radio is also equipped with backup battery compartment(3pcs*AAA batteries, not included). No more power failure concerns in any situation. The full charged radio will last up to 13 hours only playing FM radio.
  • with Headphone and Volume ControlEasy to use and tune into your favorite radio station AM Radio 520-1710 KhzFM Radio 87-108MHz Shortwave Radio 7-19.00 MHZ. You can easily listen to the morning news or overseas broadcast like The BBC/Moscow/Beijing. The extended telescopic antenna makes it a portable radio with best reception. Big volume knob is designed for easy volume adjustment and the 3.5mm headphone jack for your enjoying radio shows privately.
  • with 7 Preset Weather BandsTurn on the NOAA Alert function(suggested only AC Powered), tune into a local weather station, the will inform you the coming weather disasters ahead, which makes it the best during tornadoes, tsunamis, Wildfire, hurricane & snowstorm. It will warn you by loud siren that lasts for 9 seconds, and the red light flashes continuously. You will never miss it even at sleep.
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Megatek CB-M25BT Portable CD Player Boombox with FM Stereo Radio, Bluetooth Wireless & Enhanced Sound, CD-R/CD-RW/MP3/WMA Playback, USB Port, AUX Input, Headphone Jack, LCD Display, AC/Battery Powered

Megatek CB-M25BT Portable CD Player Boombox with FM Stereo Radio

Bluetooth Wireless & Enhanced Sound, CD-R/CD-RW/MP3/WMA Playback, USB Port, AUX Input, Headphone Jack, LCD Display, AC/Battery Powered

by Megatek Electronics
What We like

Incredible Versatility - Auxiliary audio input (Type 3. 5mm) allows you to enjoy wired music. Stereo headphone jack for you to connect your own headphones with this boombox for a more personal listening experience whenever you want it. This CD player boombox portable also features full screen lcd display, twin stereo speakers, big volume dial and FM dial, EQ modes, AC/DC operated etc. (Battery not included)

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Product Features

  • Portable top-loading CD player for Home - Enjoy your favorite CDs or personally recorded CD-R and CD-RW discs, including those with MP3 files. The Repeat function helps you to play one track, all tracks, or random/shuffle mode.
  • USB Playback - The USB 2.0 port plays MP3 or WMA music files from your USB memory devices up to 64 GB (FAT/FAT32 format only, NTFS not supported).
  • FM Radio & Bluetooth Connection - A built-in digital FM Stereo Tuner with auto-search and 20 station preset memory lets you choose from a wide variety of radio, talk and music programming. P.S. AM radio is not supported. The built-in Bluetooth streams music wirelessly from your Phone/Pad or other Bluetooth devices, such as smartphones, tablets or even loptops, so you can enjoy your favorite music, sound from video or game wireless on this speaker easily.
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NOAA Weather Radio - Emergency NOAA/AM/FM Battery Operated Portable Radio with Best Reception and Longest Lasting Transistor. Powered by 2 AA Battery with Mono Headphone Socket, by Vondior (Silver)

VONDIOR NOAA Weather Radio

Emergency NOAA/AM/FM Battery Operated Portable Radio with Best Reception and Longest Lasting Transistor. Powered by 2 AA Battery with Mono Headphone Socket, by Vondior (Silver)

by Vondior
What We like

PERFECT SIZE A hand held portable radio, it will easily fit into your pocket or any emergency bag and receipt almost any frequency range: WB:162.400-162.550MHz AM:520-1710KHz, FM:87-108MHz

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Product Features

  • Best reception in the market Get weather broadcasts at a crystal-clear sound from anywhere in the US, thanks to our upgraded DSP Chip, 6-inch telescoping antenna and a high-performance built in speaker.
  • A Life Saver radio! Get notified first for every weather alert in your area, such as hurricanes, tornadoes and severe storms, earn a critical time to prepare and save you and your family with this spectacular NOAA weather radio. Keep one in your emergency bag, you'll be happy you did.
  • BUILD TO LAST Used by 2 AA batteries that found in every household, this radio will last for days after the storm have passed and the power will back on. So, go ahead prepper yourself for the storm by clicking the add to cart button.

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