Radio Shack SAME Weather Alert AM FM Clock Radio with Ham Bands

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  1. KA2EEV

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    ALWAYS BE PREPARED FOR THE SAFETY OF YOUR FAMILY! What if a local emergency happens during the night? The Radio Shack 12-519 All Hazards Alert Radio is perfect to have at your bedside and it can be a life saver for monitoring nighttime storms and local emergencies. Receives all 7 NOAA weather channels and provides continuous 24-hour-a-day monitoring for hazardous conditions that are broadcast by your local National Weather Service. It also receives Skywarn Activity and can be programmed to any frequency in the 2 Meter and 70cm Ham Radio Bands. THAT'S NOT ALL...It also features standard AM & FM with programmable memory station presets and has a digital clock with alarm and snooze mode. This radio keeps you and your family informed of the latest weather data and special alerts for all hazards such as snow, ice, blizzards, hurricanes, tornados, thunderstorms, floods, civil emergencies, and much more! It features a large LCD that is bright with a blue illumination. Utilizing the latest technology to keep you and your family informed and safe, the 12-519 weather alert radio features Specific Area Message Encoding (SAME) with encoded messages transmitted by the National Weather Service that will warn of dangerous weather conditions and other hazards. As SAME coded messages are received for the area that you select, the receiver automatically activates to warn you of potentially hazardous conditions. This allows you to hear only messages concerning the local area as you select and you won't be awakened at night to hear of a situation miles from your home that will not affect you. FEATURES: High performance receiver monitors U.S. Emergency All Hazards, and Emergency Alert System (EAS) for weather bulletins, warnings, and forecasts. Receives all National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) bulletins and reports, which provides advance emergency alerts on hurricanes, tornadoes, severe thunderstorms, winter storms, floods, evacuations, civil danger warnings and much more! Programs up to 10 SAME (FIPS) codes. NWS Voice broadcast with Scrolling text that describes alert messages. Alert siren has 2 seperate volume settings so that it can be programmed at louder volume for daytime and lower volume at night. Day and night volumes each have adjustable levels that can be set accordingly to your prefered comfort...or it can be silenced completely and allow for visual alerts only. Flashing tri-color LED simultaneously lights up to indicate Advisory, Watch, or Warning along with SAME messages. Built in telescopic antenna provides local reception up to 50 miles. It has a connector in the back to hook up an external roof antenna for maximized reception in poor signal areas. There is also a rear connector jack to hook up an external alert device such as a flashing strobe light for those who are hearing impaired. Battery back up will maintain operation in the event you have a black out from power failure during storms and emergencies. This unit carrys the authentic Public Alertâ„¢ certification trademark that meets all technical specifications in accordance with the Consumer Electronics Association and the National Weather Service. Original box includes the Radio Shack 12-519 Radio with AC adapter. Will you be prepared when the next hazardous weather conditions become a danger? A WORTHY INVESTMENT FOR THE SAFETY OF YOUR HOME AND FAMILY! Excellent LIKE NEW CONDITION! Original retail value $79.99. SELLING FOR $50.00 WITH FREE SHIPPING! PayPal or USPS Money Order Only. Inquire via direct Email to
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