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Features Of An Emergency Radio That Can Benefit You

An emergency radio is useful in times of emergencies and when other means of communication cannot be used such as in power outages, during natural disasters such as floods, landslides, avalanches or when one is lost. In some areas the use of a cell phone may fail especially when one is in the mountains or has taken a trip where there is no network and having an emergency radio will enable them to communicate with others.

People who go camping and hiking must include an emergency radio as one of their survival tools. In life-threatening situations, an emergency really can save your life and that of others. Solar panels are convenient to use when one is not near an electric power source to charge an emergency radio.

Another very useful charging method is using the hand cranking charging method. Some hand cranking emergency radios will require that you turn the hand crank continuously while some will not require this kind of effort because they will transfer power from the batteries to the radio. Battery charging is also another power source for emergency radios.

Emergency radios can have AC outlet plug in to use when one is near electricity.

It is good to get an emergency radio that has at least two power sources such as hand crank charging and the battery charging method. Emergency radios can use four power sources such as batteries, hand cranking power, solar charging panels and an AC outlet plug-in. Emergency radios also come with Fm and Am capabilities. People can also choose an emergency radio that comes with a feature that allows them to play music from their MP3 player using the emergency radio as well as charge their cell phones.

A feature that is included in emergency radios is an LED flashlight which can be set to do an SOS Morse code beacon. Emergency radios also come with ultrasonic dog whistles which can attract rescue teams in times of emergencies. Always look for an emergency radio that will keep power for a long time and will also have good reception.

Cell phones can also be charged through a mini USB charging cable which also comes with a USB port. One can choose an emergency radio that is small or large depending on their preferences. One can be able to take the necessary precautions using the weather alerts they receive from the emergency radio in cases of tornados and hurricanes.

Other features that one can find in emergency radios include water-resistant radios, compasses, thermometers and good audio quality.

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