NOAA weather radio, flashlight solar/wind up recommendation

Discussion in 'Community Board' started by Tink-n-MrIncredible, May 27, 2013.

  1. Tink-n-MrIncredible

    Tink-n-MrIncredible DIS Veteran

    Jun 23, 2008
    Hi all I was just reading the hurricane preparedness thread. It mentioned a NOAA radio. Last hurricane I could have used one. Does anyone have a recommendation on which one to get? I would like to get one that is rechargeable by wind-up or solar. A flash light attached would be a bonus. TIA
  2. sandramaac

    sandramaac <font color=blue>Needs to look harder...<br><font

    May 12, 2001
    If you can afford it, go with a whole home generator--well woth the security and the cost.
  3. hereyago

    hereyago DIS Veteran

    Jun 20, 2008
    I have a Midland weather radio, but not the crank up kind. I do need to get one for the cell charger just in case. Red Cross has one out. Amazon sells different ones.
  4. snarlingcoyote

    snarlingcoyote <font color=blue>I know people who live in really

    Dec 27, 2008
    We have a couple of these types of radios in the house. I really have no preferences on any of them, except that I needed a new one, I'd get a solar and hand-cranked, with a flashlight, and AM/FM as well as the NOAA stations in the very smallest size possible.

    I've only ever had to evacuate for a stormfro for a short period using my own vehicles , but you never know what the future might hold. (And even with your own vehicle, space is ALWAYS at a premium.) I just feel more comfortable with one that I can drop into my purse or into a backpack or even put into a pocket.

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