CES 2008: Eton FR100 survival radio launched

Eton has launched a new hand-crank powered survival radio, the FR1000 at CES in Las Vegas for survivalists scared global warming is going to bring on an onset of biblical weather and disasters.

The new radio from Eton, sports AM/FM/2-Way GMRS radio capabilities and complete with torch, emergency siren and mobile phone charger so you can still recharge your battery if the power is out.

In America, the model will also be able to pick up NOAA Weather channels that alert you to big storms and the like.

The radio can be powered from four different sources: Rechargeable Ni-MH battery, Dynamo crank, 4 “AA” batteries or an AC Adapter.

No word on price or availability in the UK as yet.

We will keep you posted.


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