Kaito KA007 AM FM SW TV Weather VHF Dynamo Solar Powered Emergency Radio
This emergency radio has more options and a better price and a smaller size
than competing products. Great for people in the military because you don't
need external batteries, and you can pick up Voice of America and many other
international shortwave broadcasts virtually anywhere in the world, land or
sea. This radio will also let you listen to local TV stations(audio), VHF(public
service band), and government weather information frequencies. Covered by one
year limited Mfg Warranty. The unit has been purchaced by the U.S. and U.K Military.
Dynamo Power: The hand crank generator charges the internal NI-MH Batteries.
Solar Power: You can play this Radio with the direct Sun or charge the
NI-MH batteries. With 12 hours in the Sun, you get 6-8 hours playing.
Batteries: 3 AA batteries allow you to play the Radio the old fashioned
way. Or use the built in NI-MH batteries 6 hours charging = 48 hours playing
Electric : With the included adapter, you can play or charge with 110V
AM -- 525 ------1710KHz,
FM -- 88-- 108 MHz
WEATHER Band 162.550- 162.525 MHz
TV1: Channel 2 - 6 *Analog signals only
TV2: Channel 7- 13 *Analog signals only
*many normal TV channels switched to digital only. Some low power U.S. and English TV broadcasts from Mexico did not.
VHF(145-175 MHz, Weather, Taxi, and Police)
4 Continuous short wave bands:
SW1 :4.90 - 9.00 MHz
SW2: 9.00 - 13.50MHz
SW3: 13.50 - 17.50MHz
SW4: 17.50 - 22.00 MHz (Covers most of the world stations)
The KA007 is only 6 1/2X5 1/2X 2 1/4 so it is small enough
to take everywhere.
AC/DC adapter, Earphone and Soft Antenna included.
here to see a MSNBC news photo of this radio being used in Afghanistan.