Eton Voicelink FR1000 Self Powered Radio with NOAA, 2 Way GMRS, and Flashlight
$49.99 + $5 Shipping
- 1 Eton FR1000 Voicelink Hand-Crank AM/FM/NOAA Weather/Cell Phone Charger/Flashlight/2-Way GMRS
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In for 1, I love anything I can crank by hand =)
How good is the range and reception on this thing?
How long does 2 minutes of cranking last?
Found one 5 star review on Buzzillions.
Good item to add to a hurricane kit
that’s definitely what she said.
“…just 2 minutes of cranking”
Shouldn’t be a problem for most guys.
but the price here is muuuch better
Amazon $100. Has comparison with several other models:
NOOOOO! I just clicked “I want one” for the Prestigo remote…now it’s this…thing…boo
* Lot’s of “Apocalypse” ready features * Easy to use and navigate * Attractive and polished design aesthetic
* Internal battery is DOA for the most part * Cranking for power takes much longer than expected * No POS cell phone adapters
yeesh. an additional $85 for a license for channels 1-7 and 15-22.
sorry. i know the zombies will attack soon, but i gotta pass.
In for one, gonna put it in my sister’s “zombie survival kit” for the winter holiday (Chriskwanzaukahstice) exchange of goods. This will so be a necessity when the zombies attack-now if only woot would put up water purification tablets and really nice hatchets.
Seems very cool, even for 50 bucks, but living in the city I personally can’t imagine ever needing it. For those that live in remote areas, or go on long backpacking expeditions, I can see this being well worth the money.
Says the battery pack can be recharged with 2 minutes of cranking…how long does the battery pack last?
Here in SW Ohio we are celebrating the 1 year ago passing of Hurricane Ike. Many without power for weeks. This WooT was much needed.