We offer radios and other communication devices that have alternative powers sources available that eliminate reliance on batteries. Be sure to pick up one of our new solar and hand-crank powered radio/flashlights/cell phone chargers.
Communication during the chaos of a disaster is vital. Often cell phone towers are damaged or overloaded so you cannot communicate that way. But being prepared for an emergency means you will have one or two redundancies at your disposal.
A walkie-talkie set is incredibly helpful at staying in touch during a crisis, whether you are evacuating or if you are a first responder helping out. Use a walkie talkie to stay in touch with your family or your team. This is a good option to add on your emergency survival kit because it is inexpensive and very easy to use which means that everyone in your group or family can use it. The Midland Walkie-Talkies include:
- Pair (2) of Radios Dual Desk Charger
- AC Wall Adapter
- Rechargeable Battery Packs
- 16 Mile Range
- 22 Channels
- Call Alert
- Channel Scan
- Auto Squelch
- Hi-Lo Power settings
Radios are also an important tool as they allow you to access important radio broadcasts. Emergency services will broadcast about severe weather warnings, evacuation messages and instructions, as well as a variety of important information. Survival Goods offers both battery powered and dynamo crank powered radios for your emergency kit.
Survival radios are one of the must have radios in your emergency survival kit as it gives you the ability to listen to other radio transmissions in your area from different agencies like fire departments, police, ambulance services, and government agencies. Having a scanner radio during a disaster is one of the best ways to get in touch with the outside world so you may know how to appropriately respond to the situation and save your family.
The Vogager multiband radio is a good choice as it receives 11 bands of AM/FM, Shortwave 1 & 2 as well as 7 Weather Bands. The NOAA Weather Alert sends an Emergency Wireless Signal to the radio for local weather disasters. It also has 4 power options, is water resistant, can charge most cell phones and has a LED light source. This is a powerful survival tool, so ensure you get one today for your kit, your home or your car.
The Midland AM/FM All Hazards Alert Weather Radio is another product designed for emergency use. Use this tool to protect your family by receiving timely information of severe weather from local authorities. This Weather Radio operates on the S.A.M.E. technology which is certified by the Consumer Electronics Association to automatically respond to the alert signal broadcast by the National Weather Service. This will give you and your family a head start on any potentially dangerous weather event.
- Instant Local Weather
- Powerful Alert Tone to wake you out of a sound sleep
- You program which counties you want the alert to cover
- 60 Different Types Emergency Alerts
- Easy to Set Up
Choose a Dynamo – or self powered crank radio. These are great for emergencies as they can be recharged using their hand crank.
They are powered by a battery which is recharged by a generator turned by a hand crank on the flashlight. One minute of cranking typically provides about 30 to 60 minutes of light.
They use LED lights which are extremely energy efficient and consume up to 90% less power than incandescent bulbs. LED’s also have a very long is lifespan so you can use them for much longer than other types of bulbs. LED’s are known for their brightness so all in all, these are perfect torches for use during a crisis.
These dyanmo’s have the option of charging through an outlet as well so they are multi-purpose.
There is the Dynamo Lantern with Radio an incredible new bright LED dynamo lantern which never needs batteries and uses a OomAh/3.6v NI-MH Storage Battery. This lantern can also be charged using a 6V external AC/DC electrical adapter as well. The energy stored is used to supply the LED Lights and FM radio. The FM tuner comes with a loudspeaker and adjustable volume. It is a perfect emergency or camping item.
Waterproof Dynamo Flashlight - State of the art Dynamo Waterproof flashlight is powered both by a hand crank and solar panel. This flashlight is waterproof up to 10 meters and has three LED lighting settings.