Marathon Emergency Task Force Radio

This is my product review of the Marathon Emergency Task Force Radio (ETFR).

MARATHON EMERGENCY TASK FORCE RADIO:

World’s smallest digital world band (short wave) radio measures 3.4″ x 2.55″ x .83″). Comes with radio alarm clock and regulated LED emergency flashlight. Great for camping, hiking, or anywhere that hydro is not readily available.

FEATURES

Radio can run for 150 hrs at 40% Vol., LED Light: can last up to 70 Hrs
FREQUENCY RANGE: FM 76-109 MHz MW (AM) 520-1710Khz SW 5.20-18.30 MHz
CLOCK: 12 Hour Format with wake up to radio alarm
EARPHONE JACK: 3.5 mm, Earphones included
DIMENSIONS: 3.4″ X 2.55″ X .83″ 87mm X 65mm X 21mm
Runs on 2 “AA” batteries or 3 to 5 Volts DC transformer via side jack (ensure correct polarity) – not included

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:

The County Comm – Marathon ETFR Emergency Task Force Radio is smaller than a pack of cigarettes, can tune in the world and even has an LED light source. This amazing radio tunes AM (520-1710 kHz), FM (76-109 MHz) and has two shortwave bands. Shortwave Band 1 tunes from 5.2-10.45 MHz to include the 49, 41 and 31 meter bands. Shortwave Band 2 tunes from 11.1-18.3 MHz to include the 25, 19 and 16 meter bands. Medium wave coverage is 520 to 1830 kHz and FM is 76-109 MHz. This radio also features a 12 hour format clock with radio wake up alarm. The buttons to set the clock are on the rear panel. This radio requires 3 – 4.5 VDC or two AA cells (not supplied). This radio is quite battery-efficient providing up to 150 hours at 40% volume or 70 hours of illumination. But an optional AC adapter (Grundig PPI-0440-UL) is available.

 

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