Tag Archives: HanRongDa HRD-701

Thunderous Clash of the Weather Radios

Weather radios are an interesting genre of radio. Some of them are specifically designed as emergency radios and some are general coverage radios with a weather feature added. I seem to have accumulated 8 weather radios. Here’s the photo array: … Continue reading

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Battle of the under $50 shortwave radios

The market has certainly changed since 2011 when I wrote my article, What’s the best shortwave radio under $50? Today we’re looking at my current bottom-tier radios, ones with shortwave coverage that I could buy new today (July 16, 2023) … Continue reading

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Raddy RF75A MW/FM/SW/WB/VHF Receiver Review

Amazon surprised me by delivering my new Raddy RF75A 5 days early. I already knew it was small, but the size is still remarkable. The RF75A is slightly taller than the HanRongDa HRD-701, but much thinner. Here the already compact … Continue reading

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Radio memory systems

I have a number of radios that can store information in station memories, called “presets.” They all work differently. Here I include a brief review and say what I like best. Radios use memories in two ways: to allow the … Continue reading

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