In the event of an emergency, there will be attempts by
government agencies to broadcast valuable information to the
public. There may also be regular radio programming that may
still be in effect that can assist you, even if there is not a
major emergency. However, to receive this info, you will need a
radio that can receive broadcasts.
Radios do not have to cost a lot of money for them to work
well. They require only minimal power and can be quite
portable. There are some radios that run on either the 120 V
electricity or batteries. Since your emergency may happen to
leave you in a situation in which the power to your home is not
lost, you might want to have this kind of radio.
Other radios use only batteries. Some have a solar charging
capability. Others can be run for a limited time off the energy
produced by a hand crank.
Don't forget that the radio in your car, boat
or RV would work if it is available.
Be sure to minimize the use of your radio to conserve its
To see some Emergency Broadcast Radios, click these
Click here to learn about the
government sponsored Warning Systems