This pocket radio earned The Best rating from the Hammacher
Schlemmer Institute because it produced the highest quality sound
and reception. Unlike lesser units that picked up irritating
static, The Best model produced clear reception from both AM and FM
stations—even while in motion. While some inferior models only
picked up 9 AM and 38 FM stations, The Best model received 18 AM
and 46 FM stations.
Its 50mm speaker generated 83.3 dB of crystal clear sound at its
highest volume, making for easier listening than lesser models that
were barely audible at maximum volume. Easy to use, the Best unit
provides 500 presets to store favorite stations and includes simple
dials for tuning and volume. Its backlit LCD panel displays station
numbers, time, and radio data received from FM stations such as
call letters, song titles, and music artists.
Includes alarm with snooze, sleep timer, 3.5mm earphone jack, and
built-in FM telescopic antenna. Also receives Longwave and
Shortwave radio transmissions. Requires four AA batteries that
provide about 60 hours of run time. 5 1/4" W x 3 1/2" H x 1 1/4" D.