C. Crane CC Skywave AM, FM, Shortwave, NOAA Weather and Airband Portable Travel Radio
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The C. Crane CC Skywave opens up a marvelous world of radio at home or when traveling. It has an intuitive layout so it is easy to use and has fantastic overall performance. Excellent AM and FM reception for such a small portable radio. Strong ability to reduce signal interference. Worldwide Shortwave coverage from 2.3-26.1 MHz. NOAA weather radio with alert so you can be warned of local weather advisories. Aviation/Airband allows you to listen in on nearby traffic controllers. Excellent sound for such a small speaker. Perfect size for stashing in an interior crevice of any carry on. Runs approx. 60-70 hrs. at moderate volume on (2) AA batteries (not included) or can be powered by our option CC Skywave 5V AC adapter.Size 4.75 inch W x 3 inch H x 1.1 inch D, 6 oz. without batteries. No external antenna jacks.The aviation band lets you listen in on nearby air traffic controllers. When traveling, airline schedule changes and problems can be perplexing. Listening to control towers can provide entertainment and informative bits of information. It is as simple as having the CC Skywave scan for an active frequency. The best one is usually the approach frequency used for planes that are landing. You can also search the web for air traffic control radio Seattle inch for example, to find information and to learn more about aviation radio. If you live next to a smaller airport you could ask a local pilot for the frequency or look up common traffic advisory frequency inch plus the airport name. English is the standard language used in aviation at all airports worldwide.
Excellent performance and features for such a small radio. On AM it has good sensitivity and with the adjustable bandwidth feature, you can have a really nice sound from its small speaker. Tone function lets you choose music or voice setting. FM also performs really well. Shortwave has impressed so far. Receives better than my Grundig YB400. I haven't used the Airband much, but the Weather band is a nice addition. Don't expect big sound out of this unit, it's not meant for that. It is a great choice for a travel radio and perfect for campers. Great radio!
Features & Specs
- Small Lightweight Portable AM/FM/Shortwave/Weather/Airband Travel Clock Radio With Alarm
- Lighted LCD Display, Rotary Volume Knob, Stereo Headphone Jack, Sleep Timer, Snooze, Clock with 12/24 Hour Format
- 400 Memory Presets, Direct Entry Keypad,