Radios are very important gadgets and are quite useful when going for an early morning jog or spending the morning in the coffee shop as it helps you stay updated with news both international and local.
You can also listen to your favorite radio music shows and talk shows on an AM/FM radio but most people find it difficult to get the perfect radio for meet their needs and this is caused by variety of products available in the market but this review is going to show you ten of the best AM/FM radio and also help you in making the right choice. I am sure you would love to read our 2018 updated article on these amazing portable radios.
10 Best Am/Fm Radio
Table Of Contents
- 10 Best Am/Fm Radio
- 10. C Crane CC Skywave AM, FM
- 9. Sony Compact Portable Radio
- 8. Panasonic RF – 2400
- 7. Eton NGWTIIIB Traveler III AM/FM/LW/SW
- 6. Sangean WR – 2 – FM – RBDS
- 5. Sangean WR – 11 – AM/FM Table Top Radio
- 4. Sangean PR-D5BK
- 3. Sony CFDS50
- 2. Sony ICF38
- 1. Sony ICF-S10MK2 Pocket AM/FM Radio, Silver
10. C Crane CC Skywave AM, FM
This radio has an intuitive layout which makes it quite easy to use and it also has a strong AM reception. One of the interesting features of this radio is that it features NOAA weather radio which keeps you informed on local weather advisories and this aviation/airband also allows you listen to nearby traffic controllers.
This radio features 400 presets, auto scan, rotary volume knob, lighted LCD, sleep timer, clock with 12/24 hour format, stereo headphone jack, signal meter, direct entry keypads and lots more. The c crane cc skywave radio also comes with Earbuds, a foldout backstand as well as a carry case.
9. Sony Compact Portable Radio
This is a small compact and lightweight radio that has excellent am/fm reception which allows you select from different music programs and talk shows and this gadget also features a digital tuning which helps the user with precise station tuning.
This Sony compact portable radio features 15 presets where you can tune in to all your favorite radio stations through a fast button and it alsohas a program of about 5 am stations and 10 fm stations. It also has a ferrite and telescopic built in antenna which allows you receive clearer reception as well as a headphone jack which ensures private listening for you especially in noisy environments.
This radio offers you top quality listening experience thanks its 2.6 inch built in speaker and it also features a digital clock which shows you the time or can be used as bedside or desk clock.
8. Panasonic RF – 2400
This portable radio comes with a big panel which serves for easy tuning of am/fm stations on a separate dial scale and it also features a tuning LED with large band indicator.
This Panasonic radio has an easy to use cylinder tuning knob and it also features a 4 inch dynamic speaker which guarantees excellent and clear sounds. This radio has a silver color front style cabinet together with a metal speaker net and it is powered by AC/DC operation.
It also comes with a 110V AC power cord, a fold down handle, a cable which helps you connect to a KSU and an earphone jack which allows you listen to your favorite music programs and talk shows alone.
7. Eton NGWTIIIB Traveler III AM/FM/LW/SW
This travelers radio is guaranteed to pick every radio wavelength including the long wave, FM, short wave and AM (MW) either home or abroad and it is very easy to set the station frequency and spacing which ensures that your stations are always clear and loud anywhere you are.
This radio features a manual or digital tuning and it also has an auto tuning storage function. It is powered by 6V adapter or 4 AA batteries which is not included in the package and it also features a single alarm clock (by buzzer or radio).
6. Sangean WR – 2 – FM – RBDS
This sangean wooden cabinet radio features ten memory preset stations which includes 5 am stations and 5 fm stations and it also comes with an easy to read LCD display. This radio features an adjustable sleep timer which allows you fall asleep while listening to the radio, a digital tuning system and it also allows you adjust the bass and treble levels using the variable volume control and this makes it very unique and different from other radios.
Additional features of this radio includes an aux-in input jack which helps connect to an MP3 player or iPad, an infrared remote control, clock and alarm (buzzer or radio).
5. Sangean WR – 11 – AM/FM Table Top Radio
This radio offers static free and clear am/fm reception and its rotary dial helps you select fm/am bands as well as adjusting the volume of the radio. A lighted analog display shows you station selection option while an LED tuning eye ensures that you get the best reception for any selected station.
This sangean am/fm tabletop radio also features a stereo headphone jack which helps provide for an external fm and am antenna and it also has an AUX-in jack which helps you listen to your favorite music from other portable devices.
It also comes with a record-out jack for connecting to external devices or your recording equipment and the wooden MDF cabinet doesn’t only give it a stylish look but also works to give you quality sounds because of its acoustically tuned design.
4. Sangean PR-D5BK
This radio comes with a large 200mm ferrite antenna that gives you the best am reception and the addition of a radio data system with a dual 2.5 inch stereo speaker makes this radio a standout portable receiver.
One of the interesting feature of this radio is it has PLL synthesized tuning which allows for fade-free and exact reception and also ten memory presets for 5 FM or 5 AM station selection which can be seen clearly in the LCD display.
This radio features an auto seek button which helps you find active stations automatically, sleep timer with humane wake up system, Backlit LCD, stereo/mono selector switch, 3.5mm aux-in socket, headphone jack, battery life indicator and several other features.
3. Sony CFDS50
This radio serves an all-in-one function of a cassette, CD and an AM/FM radio playback and this beautiful gadget also features a mega bass boost which allows for extended bass response and this makes this radio convenient, powerful and always ready to entertain.
This radio features stereo speakers enclosed in a bass reflex design which ensures enjoyable listening experience and its built in digital fm/am radio has a stereo tuner together with 30 station preset memory (10 am, 20 fm) which allows you select from wide range of music programs and radio talk shows.
Its convenient playback allows you enjoy listening to personally recorded CD-RW discs, CD-R disc and your favorite CD’s including CD’s with MP3 files and it also features an aux-in which allows you connect to external music devices to the speaker dock.
2. Sony ICF38
You can listen to your favorite am and fm stations anywhere you go thanks to this portable Sony radio. This radio is ideal for power outages, severe and perfect weather conditions and you can also use this gadget at the porch, garage or any part of the house as this portable radio offers simplified and crisp controls.
It features an illuminated LED tuner which helps you to search for your favorite stations easy and fast as well as providing for precise station tuning and it also features a built in carrying handle which makes it very easy to carry.
This radio has a telescopic antenna which guarantees solid and clear reception and the fm/am tuner helps you select from a wide range of sports programs, music shows and talk shows. Its 3-5/8 inch speaker allows you listen to this radio with people around you and it also has an earphone jack which serves for private listening.
1. Sony ICF-S10MK2 Pocket AM/FM Radio, Silver
This small radio is designed to fit into any jacket or pocket which serves for easy portability and convenience and it also supports FM and AM broadcasts. It features an AM/FM tuner which allows the user select from a wide range of radio music programs, sports shows and talk shows and convenient listening is guaranteed thanks to its built in speakers.
It also features an earphone jack which allows you listen to your favorite radio shows and songs privately especially in noisy environments. Additional feature of this Sony pocket sized radio includes an LED tuning indicator, a carry strap for convenience and a telescopic antenna.