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Eton FRX5 Radio


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  • When the �Alert� function is on, the radio will automatically broadcast NOAA emergency weather alerts for your area for hurricanes, tornadoes and severe storms
  • Enter your S.A.M.E. (Specific Area Message Encoding) county code; if there's a warning, watch or advisory you'll hear it and see it with flashing red, orange or green lights
  • Set up to 25 S.A.M.E. locations to stay informed wherever you are
  • Stay in tune and up to date with AM/FM/NOAA weather band, display and alarm clock
  • Auxiliary input and headphone jack let you enjoy your tunes (AUX cord not included)
  • The quad-power FRX5 powers up in 4 ways: solar panel, hand crank, built-in USB-rechargeable lithium battery or 3 AAA batteries (sold separately)
  • Built-in solar panel charges the battery in 5 - 6 hours; crank the hand turbine for 4 min. to power 10 - 15 min. of radio or 4 min. of phone talk time
  • To charge your smartphone or tablet, plug it into the 5V 2.1A USB port; power will automatically �dump charge� to your device, just like plugging it into the wall
  • Shine the bright LED flashlight to find your way; use the glow-in-the-dark locator and illuminated buttons when you�re in the dark; flash the red beacon in emergencies
  • Top-mounted, dimmable light
  • Ideal for camping trips or river expeditions, the Eton FRX5 Radio has an IPX4 splashproof rating


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Best Use Camping
Analog or Digital Digital
Power source(s) Battery / Solar / Hand crank / AC
Rechargeable Yes
Dimensions 7.1 x 5.8 x 2.3 inches
Weight 1 lb. 6 oz.

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