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Emergency Radio #399209
02/01/11 02:13 PM
02/01/11 02:13 PM
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Sequim, WA & San Pedro
Loansum-Al K Offline OP
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Our radio/alarm clock went out and was thinking of a good "emergency radio" that would work on the Island....something that would pick up NOAA advisories, etc. Any suggestions?


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Re: Emergency Radio [Re: Loansum-Al K] #399218
02/01/11 03:00 PM
02/01/11 03:00 PM
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South Ambergris Caye
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This year I bought a radio from Radio Shack that has weather alarms, 7 weather channels, hand crank when the batteries die, cell phone charger and a flashlight. Problem is, it doesn't pick up a single weather radio station. frown

Re: Emergency Radio [Re: JZB] #399219
02/01/11 03:02 PM
02/01/11 03:02 PM
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Loansum-Al K Offline OP
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That's what I'm afraid of......I'm assuming most of them are geared to the US.......there must be some that work in other countries.


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Re: Emergency Radio [Re: Loansum-Al K] #399220
02/01/11 03:08 PM
02/01/11 03:08 PM
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I bought this one in Chetumal Mexico so I assumed it would work.

Re: Emergency Radio [Re: Loansum-Al K] #399232
02/01/11 04:33 PM
02/01/11 04:33 PM
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No such thing in Belize Love FM is your best bet unfortunatly
Unless you start to think short wave radio

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Re: Emergency Radio [Re: dabunk] #399272
02/01/11 09:32 PM
02/01/11 09:32 PM
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Sequim, WA & San Pedro
Loansum-Al K Offline OP
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What type of radio do you recommend?


I'm happier than a pig in s__t...a foot on the sand...and a Belikin in my hand!
Re: Emergency Radio [Re: Loansum-Al K] #399274
02/01/11 09:47 PM
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Bass Pro shops sells a cheap handcrank/solar radio. Eton Microlink FR160. I think I paid under $20US. Will also do a few minute charge on your cell phone for emergencies and has a flashlight. Probably the same one JZB has.

Just a note. Last time I cranked it up was in September, just turned on the radio and checked the flashlight and both are working fine.

Last edited by SimonB; 02/01/11 09:49 PM. Reason: added information
Re: Emergency Radio [Re: SimonB] #399322
02/02/11 12:38 PM
02/02/11 12:38 PM
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Simon, can you pick up any stations with it?


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Re: Emergency Radio [Re: Loansum-Al K] #399326
02/02/11 01:15 PM
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Just AM/FM there is no weather broadcast in Belize to the best of my knowledge.

FM stations 88.9 or 107.9 report news and weather at 6:45am, 12:30pm and 7pm.


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