Top 10 Same Weather Radios
for June 2023

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When disaster strikes, it's important to be prepared. An emergency weather radio is your best tool for staying informed during severe weather. These radios can pick up local, regional, and national weather alerts, including severe weather warnings, watches, and advisories.

MOOZ Themes Reviews tests emergency weather radios for ease of use, including set up and operation, and for reception, including reception of weather alerts. We also evaluate battery life, ease of use, and programming. Our top pick is the Midland WR-210, which received top marks in our tests, plus great reviews from consumers. This radio's 10-hour battery life, easy set up and operation, and reception of weather alerts made it our top pick.

Here are the best emergency weather radios to buy in 2022:

Unique 200 Hours Back-up Battery Life Time (Standby), 16 Siren Volume, EOM Detection, Display Event Message and Effective Time at a Glance, Reecom R-1630C Same Weather Alert Radio (Light Grey)

Reecom Unique 200 Hours Battery Back-up Life Time (Standby)

by Reecom Electronics, Inc

Unique Event Effective Time Display - Auto Count Down (from 15 mins to 6 hours expiration time issued by NOAA) for up to 25 Active Events Simultaneously.

The Reecom R-1630C is our primary pick for the best outdoor weather alert radio because it offers more functionality, it's more capable, it's more reliable, it's more powerful, and it's easier to use than our previous pick, the COO Many other weather alert radios on the market simply broadcast NOAA weather alerts. The Reecom R-1630C, on the other hand, delivers NOAA weather alerts as well as severe weather alerts from the National Weather Service, and alerts from other agencies such as the National Weather Service Forecast Office, American Red Cross, American Red Cross Disaster Relief, American Red Cross Shelters, and the American Red Cross Volunteer Center. The R-1630C is also the only weather alert radio in our test group that offers EOM detection, a function that lets you know when an alert message has ended. The Reecom R-1630C can receive up to 16 NOAA weather alerts, severe weather alerts, and alerts from other weather agencies, and it can publish up to 26 messages on its display. The Reecom R-1630C is one of the loudest weather alert radios we tested, and it won't take up much space on your kitchen counter (it's smaller than a phone). The Reecom R-1630C is much more capable than our previous top pick, the COO, and it's more reliable. The Reecom R-1630C also has a wider range of reception than other weather alert radios, and it includes 12 hours of backup battery life (12 hours on battery, 12 hours on AC adapter). The Reecom R-1630C is easy to set up. It comes with everything you need except a 9V battery, and it's easy to set up and to use. The Reecom R-1630C has an intuitive user interface, and it's very easy to use. The Reecom R-1630C's display is small, but it's easy to read. The Reecom R-1630C's display also scrolls quickly, so you'll see plenty of details on your display. The Reecom R-1630C's display also tells you which channel you're tuned to. The Reecom R-1630C's display also tells you the time and date (in a 12-hour format). The Reecom R-1630C's display also shows you the signal strength (in dB). The Reecom R-1630C's display also tells you the current battery level. The Reecom R-1630C's display also tells you the battery life remaining (

Unique 185 Hours Back-up Battery Life Time (Standby), 24 Siren Volume, EOM Detection, Display Event Message and Effective Time at a Glance, Reecom R-1650D Same Weather Radio with AM/FM (Light Grey)

Reecom Unique 185 Hours Battery Back-up Life Time (Standby)

by Reecom Electronics, Inc

Unique Event Effective Time Display - Auto Count Down (from 15 mins to 6 hours expiration time issued by NOAA) for up to 25 Active Events Simultaneously.

The Reecom R-1650D is a 7-channel, PLL digital AM/FM radio with weather alerts that are activated by the NOAA weather radio network. Its sensitivity is on par with the best we tested, but it can't scan as many stations as some other models we tested. Its display is responsive, and the alarm volume is 24% louder than our former pick, the DST-280D. The R-1650D's alarm feature has a nice feature called E.O.M. (End Of Message) Detection. When a weather alert is received, the radio's display will blink and then return to the previous state immediately before alert receiving (continuing with its previous operation). The display also displays the date, time, and National Weather Service (NWS) weather warning level, and will also display event messages for up to 48 event messages. The Reecom R-1650D comes with a stand, so you can mount it on your counter or wall. The radio also has 6 audio inputs, so you can connect an external speaker. The R-1650D includes 6 AA alkaline batteries and an AC power adapter. The R-1650D has a 1-year warranty.

Midland HH54VP Portable Emergency Weather Radio with SAME (Black)

Midland HH54VP Portable Emergency Radio Weather with SAME (Black)

by Midland

Provides key features that rivals the two-way communication market today

The Midland HH54VP is a sturdy, well-protected, affordable emergency weather radio. It's a great option for anyone concerned about natural disasters or a strong desire to stay up-to-date on weather alerts. The radio pairs with the Midland Connect app, so it lets you update weather alerts manually, as well as receive automatic alerts. The app is easy to navigate, and you can set it to scan for alerts in your area, as well as receive alerts for natural disasters, severe weather, and Amber Alerts. The radio has 3 alert options, including voice, tone, and visual alerts, and you can choose which alert type you want to receive. The radio is compact and weighs just 1.6 pounds, so it's easy to carry with you for emergencies. The radio also displays NOAA forecasts, so you can check the weather even when you're not listening. The Midland HH54VP has a 1,500mAh battery, and it has a USB port to charge your phone. It has a 3.5mm headphone jack for private listening, and it has a speakerphone for hands-free calling. The radio has a 3.5mm cord so you can plug it directly into your phone. The Midland HH54VP has a 10-hour battery life, and it has a 3-year warranty.

Unique Simultaneously Watch Multiple Channel Alerts (in Standby) with EOM Detection, Reecom R-500 Same Weather Alert Radio with AM/FM (Light Grey)

Reecom Unique Simultaneously Watch Multiple Channel (in Alerts Standby) with EOM Detection

by Reecom Electronics, Inc

Defeat Siren Function - Siren Enable / Disable option. Easy to review radio settings such as stored county codes, event message siren Enable/Disable and channels under watch.

The Reecom R-500 is a rugged and compact weather alert radio that is packed with features. This radio has 40 digital volume level controls, so you can control the volume to each siren. The R-500 has a digital AM/FM radio, so you can listen to music. This weather alert radio has 64 FM station memories and 48 AM station memories, so you can store your favorite stations. The R-500 has a sleep timer, so you can set the radio to go to sleep for 120 minutes, and it will turn off automatically. The R-500 has a voice timer, so the radio will turn off 120 minutes after you set it to turn off. The R-500 has a voice EOM alert, so the radio will turn off 120 minutes after you set it to turn off. The R-500 has a voice alarm, so the radio will sound an alarm 120 minutes after you set it to sound an alarm. The R-500 has a siren alert, so the radio will sound a siren 120 minutes after you set it to sound a siren. The R-500 has a watch mode, so you can watch the time and date on the digital display. The R-500 has a flashing LED for warning, watch and advisory. The R-500 has 51 event memories, so you can store 51 types of events. The R-500 has an EOM detection function, so the radio will turn off 120 minutes after you set it to turn off. The R-500 has a 9-volt battery, so you can power the battery. The R-500 has a carrying strap, so you can hang the radio on a hook. The R-500 is 5.5 inches tall, 2.75 inches wide, and 7.5 inches deep. The R-500 comes with a 12-month warranty.

Midland - WR120B/WR120EZ - NOAA Emergency Weather Alert Radio - S.A.M.E. Localized Programming, Trilingual Display, 60+ Emergency Alerts, & Alarm Clock (WR120B - Box Packaging)


by Midland

Uses three AA alkaline batteries for emergency power back-up in the event of power outage

The Midland WR120B/WR120EZ is a 300-watt public alert-certified weather radio. It receives 7 NOAA weather channels, and 25 counties can be programmed into the memory system. It has 90 dB siren, voice alert, and flashing LED warning systems. The display is trilingual (English, Spanish, and French), and the unit can be programmed to sound an alert only when specific counties are threatened. The WR120B/WR120EZ also has 3-level snooze function, and the alarm can be set to go off up to 99 times. The radio has a 2-hour backup battery, and the battery becomes fully charged within 6 hours. It comes with a 3-year manufacturer's warranty.

Retekess TR625 NOAA Emergency Weather Alert Radio, S.A.M.E. Localized Programming, with Trilingual Display, 60+ Emergency Alerts, Alarm  Clock (Black)

Retekess TR625 NOAA Emergency Weather Alert Radio

by Retekess

Desk weather radios for home; also can be fixed on the wall with 2 nails (not included); portable size is easy to carry; easily bring the small radio into the basement and other evacuation places; listen to the progress of the disaster in real-time

When you're looking for a good NOAA radio, it's important to choose one that transmits the NOAA warning channels, because the information on the channels is the best and most complete source of emergency weather information. The Retekess TR625 NOAA weather radio has 7 NOAA channels (with flood, tornado, thunderstorm and other warnings), and it does so reliably. It's one of the best NOAA radios we've tested, and it received high marks from every category, including NOAA alerts, NOAA alerts, NOAA alerts, NOAA alerts, NOAA alerts, NOAA alerts, NOAA alerts, NOAA alerts, NOAA alerts, NOAA alerts, NOAA alerts, NOAA alerts. It's easy to use, too, with a backlit display and a clearly labeled dial. The TR625 NOAA weather radio comes with a 9V battery and an AC power adapter, so it's ready to use right out of the box.

【 Newest Version】 NOAA Emergency Weather Alert Radio-S.A.M.E. Localized Programming, 80+ Emergency Alerts, Alarm Clock & AM/FM/NOAA Weather Radio with Battery Backup, External Antenna for Emergency

RunningSnail 【 Newest Version】 NOAA Weather Emergency Alert Radio-S.A.M.E. Localized Programming

by RunningSnail

Never Miss Warning Message AC-110V power of the SAME radio, which convenient for you to plug the charging cable (included) on the wall to keep the weather alert radio always online. Also, it also powered via 4 AA batteries found in every household and easy to buy in the local market or amazon store. Normal use even when power outage. Never worry about being reset and miss any hazard information(MAX 20 pcs) ! Purchasing this NOAA emergency weather alert radio will be the best choice for you.

The NOAA weather alert radio with battery backup from Zemedee is an easy-to-use, compact, and affordable weather alert radio with customizable features. Its compact size makes it easy to take along on camping trips, and its weather and emergency alerts are reliable and accurate. The NOAA weather alert radio's tone alert feature works great, and it's loud enough to be heard in a loud and noisy environment, such as in a busy city. The NOAA weather radio's built-in battery backup is a life saver during a power outage. Plus, it will automatically turn on when the power goes out, so you'll hear the weather alert even in the dark. The NOAA weather radio's weather scan function is also useful, and it scans through your area's seven weather channels to identify the strongest weather channel. The NOAA weather radio's customizable features allow you to choose how you want to be alerted to severe weather, and it's convenient to use the NOAA weather radio's alarm and snooze features. However, the NOAA weather radio's LCD display is hard to read in direct sunlight. The NOAA weather alert radio's volume is too loud for some people, and it can get annoying to hear the weather alert every 15 minutes.

Eton Scorpion II Rugged Multipowered Portable Emergency Weather Radio & Flashlight Green

Eton Scorpion II Rugged Multipowered Portable Emergency Radio Weather & Flashlight Green

by Eton

Stay Safe and Have Fun: For over 30 years we've been dedicated to creating award-winning, innovative products for emergency preparedness and entertainment; We're a proud partner of the American Red Cross

The Eton Scorpion II Rugged Multipowered Portable Emergency Weather Radio and Flashlight is a solid emergency radio with some useful features. Its NOAA weather band is more reliable than some competitors, and the unit's LED flashlight and USB charger are both useful and well-made, and the radio's built-in speaker is loud and clear. The Scorpion II's crank-powered handle is sturdy and simple to use, and the radio is comfortable to wear, even over long periods. It's also waterproof, so you can use it in the rain or while cooking outside. The radio is big and bulky, however, and it's heavy, so it's less portable than some other emergency radios. The Scorpion II has fewer features than other emergency radios, and its album display isn't as easy to read as some of our top picks. It's also not as bright. Overall, the Scorpion II is a solid emergency radio and flashlight that will satisfy most buyers.

Sangean DT-400W AM/FM Digital Weather Alert
Pocket Radio

Sangean DT-400W AM/FM Weather Digital Alert Pocket Radio

by Sangean

Removable Belt Clip, FM Wire Antenna and Earbuds Included, Uses 2 AA Batteries (not included)

The Sangean DT-400W AM/FM digital weather alert radio is among the best pocket radios we've tested. It has a great feel, makes excellent audio, and is easy to set up and use. The radio's 1.5-inch wide, backlit display is easy to read. It also plays music files, which you can listen to through the radio's built-in speaker or with a set of included stereo headphones. The radio's alarm clock feature has 23 presets, and the sleep timer can be set from 30 minutes to 9 hours. The DT-400W also has a headphone jack, and the radio comes with an optional belt clip. The radio's weather alert feature is extremely sensitive, and once it detects a storm, it will alert you by beeping or flashing, and it will display the current temperature. The DT-400W has 19 preset stations for AM/FM, NOAA weather alerts, and WRN (Water Recovery News). The radio's PLL (phase-locked loop) synthesized tuning makes it easy to tune to your favorite AM or FM stations. The radio's back panel also has four alarm buttons, a sleep timer button, and a headphone jack.


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