Digital AM radio recommendations under 100$

Discussion in 'Local Radio Discussion' started by freeisforme, Dec 18, 2017.

  1. freeisforme

    freeisforme Topic Starter SatelliteGuys Family

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    My apology if this is the wrong forum. Suggestion on a digital AM/fm radio or LARGE number display am/fm radio with good AM reception and sound? Its for my neighbors dad 65+ in age. listens to talk radio. He liked my ccrane Solar Observer size and sound but not the analogy display. Also showed him a sangean PR-D5, but he didn't like the tinny sound compared to the ccrane. He will go room to room and outside so portable would be plus. Any suggestion? Thanks.
     
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    harshness SatelliteGuys Master

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    radiojayallen (look for the AM portables shootout). Dozens of critical reviews with an emphasis on talk radio.

    You can't go too far wrong with Sangean. The WR-2 is awfully close to what you describe in a tabletop model. The first things to be sacrificed (often brutally) with portables are the display and speaker sizes.

    For myself, I recently went with an Internet radio as my local AM stations are feebly powered (even with line-of-sight). Tens of thousands of stations covering a wide variety of genres.
     
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    freeisforme Topic Starter SatelliteGuys Family

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    Thanks Harness recommendation and web sight.
     

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