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My father would like a weather alert radio for Christmas. Where can I purchase one?

Posted December 5, 2007

MIKE MOSS SAYS:     Kim,      NOAA weather radios are available from a pretty wide variety of retailers, including most of the major online and brick & mortar electronics and department store retailers. For some background on what to look for in a radio of this type to help you in making a selection, see an earlier post on the subject at


Good luck!

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  • todd23 Dec 8, 2007

    A friend of mine gave a weather radio to me from Radio Shack a couple of years back. It's a very nice radio with battery backup and good sound quality. When there's a weather alert for your area, be prepared to wake up quickly. BEE-DOO-BEE-DOO-BEE-DOO-BEE-DOO.....