The radio can reiterate AM, FM and NOAA frequencies. NOAA is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that focuses on the conditions of are large bodies of water and atmosphere. NOAA features radio stations across USA and Canada that broadcast on one of seven VHF frequencies. NOAA broadcasts weather information across the nation 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The audio quality out of those two speakers is adequate for it’s purpose. This is a great set up for emergency purposes as you are definitely going to hear the radio broadcasts loud and clear. We could even go as far as saying that this radio would be a great option for a camp ground radio, as audi quality is clear and loud. A convenient feature added to the Survival Skybox is the Bluetooth Wireless technology. This allows you to connect your smartphone to the emergency radio for audio output.
The internal battery has a capacity of 1800 mAh. This allows for 5 hours of usage with the flashlight, 31 hours with distress light, 7 hours of radio playback, 5 hours of Bluetooth playback, and 1.5 hours of mobile device charging, which of course may vary depending on your device.
Overall, the CHAMP Survival Skybox is a necessity for any emergency kit, yes … including your zombie apocalypse kit too! This emergency radio features radio frequencies that will keep you up to date on the latest news, the lights can help guide your way or guide help towards you, and the several options for charging battery means you can keep that smartphone alive for days, which may be life saving if that call gets you the help you need.
With the decreasing size of batteries today, the only thing we would have liked to have seen is a larger battery contained within the mergence radio. However, with the various options for charging the battery, this is not a deficiency in the slightest.
This multi-function emergency radio is easy to use, simple to learn and full of functionality. For a mere $99.99, this is an easy choice to make when building your emergency survival kit. It’s for this and more that Technology X proudly awards CHAMP and the Survival Skybox with the innovation award!