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THE OLD DAYS AND MODERN TECHNOLOGY ARE WELL REPRESENTED BY SHORTWAVE, WEATHER AND SATELLITE RADIOS WHICH ARE NOW OFTEN CALLED RECEIVERS.

HERE ARE THREE PROFILES OF THESE PERSONAL DIGITAL DEVICES...

A. CRANE SHORTWAVE RADIO

- PLUGS INTO ELECTRIC OUTLET OR USE BATTERIES

- USES BUILT-IN ANTENNA - DISPLAYS LOCAL AND WORLD CLOCKS

- HAS BOTH KNOBS AND BUTTONS FOR SHORTWAVE SEEKING

- NO REMOTE CONTROL BUT RECEIVER HAS VERY TACTILE CONTROLS PLUS AUDIO-CASSETTE INSTRUCTIONS

- LESS THEN $ 200 FROM C. CRANE COMPANY, 1-800-522-8863

B. CRANE WEATHER RADIO

- PLUGS INTO ELECTRIC OUTLET OR USE BATTERIES

- BROADCASTS ONLY THE NATIONAL OCEANOGRAPHIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION (NOAA) 24-7-365 REGIONAL WEATHER STATION

- NO REMOTE CONTROL BUT EASY TURN-ON AND TURN-OFF SLIDERS WITH PUSH-BUTTON TALK

- WIDE VOLUME RANGE FOR CLEAR VOICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

- LESS THEN $ 50 FROM C. CRANE COMPANY, 1-800-522-8863

C. SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO

- PLUGS INTO ELECTRIC OUTLET - NO BATTERIES

- PLUGS INTO OUTDOOR ANTENNA

- AUDIO OUT CABLE TO USER SPEAKERS

- RECEPTION QUALITY BASED ON LOCATION

- MEMORY REMOTE CONTROL

- CHANNELS FOR MUSIC, NEWS, SPORTS, COMEDY, TALK, TRAFFIC AND WEATHER

- NOT AVAILABLE IN ALASKA AND HAWAII

- LESS THAN $ 100 FROM RADIO SHACK, BEST BUY, ETC.

- MONTHLY LESS THEN $ 15 FROM SIRIUS XM, 1-888-438-7474

FURTHER, THE FOLLOWING ONSITE INFORMATION LINKS MAY BE OF INTEREST...

1. AUDIO ARCHIVES

2. BEST-TALK SPEAKERS

3. BOOK RADIO

4. CABLE RADIO

5. COMPUTER RADIO

6. HD RADIO

7. INTERNET APPLIANCE

8. RADIO READING

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