13 Best Portable Shortwave Radios

List Updated November 2019

Bestselling Portable Shortwave Radios in 2019


Kaito KA500GRN 5-Way Powered Emergency AM/FM/SW Weather Alert Radio, Green

Kaito KA500GRN 5-Way Powered Emergency AM/FM/SW Weather Alert Radio, Green
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2019
  • 5-way powered emergency radio, AC, battery, hand crank, solar, computer
  • AM/FM/Shortwave radio and 7 pre-set NOAA weather channels with alert
  • 180-degree adjustable solar panel

Retekess V111 Portable AM FM Shortwave Radio Alarm Clock Battery Operated AA Battery with Earphones Jack Sleep Timer for Travel(Black)

Retekess V111 Portable AM FM Shortwave Radio Alarm Clock Battery Operated AA Battery with Earphones Jack Sleep Timer for Travel(Black)
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2019

C Crane CC Skywave AM, FM, Shortwave, Weather and Airband Portable Travel Radio with Clock and Alarm

C Crane CC Skywave AM, FM, Shortwave, Weather and Airband Portable Travel Radio with Clock and Alarm
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2019
  • Small Lightweight Portable AM/FM/Shortwave/Weather/Airband Travel Clock Radio With Alarm
  • Lighted LCD Display, Rotary Volume Knob, Stereo Headphone Jack, Sleep Timer
  • 400 Memory Presets, Direct Entry Keypad, Autoscan Tuning, Signal Meter
  • Runs approx. 60-70 hrs. at moderate volume on (2) AA batteries (not included) or can be powered by an optional AC adapter
  • Includes Earbuds, Carry Case and Fold-out Backstand. 1 Year Warranty.

Retekess V115 Portable AM FM Radio with Shortwave Radio MP3 Player Digital Record Support Micro SD TF Card Sleep Timer and Rechargeable Battery(Black)

Retekess V115 Portable AM FM Radio with Shortwave Radio MP3 Player Digital Record Support Micro SD TF Card Sleep Timer and Rechargeable Battery(Black)
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2019
  • Portable short wave radio;4.7 x 3.1 x 0.9 in very small; compact; It is amazing to find this much functionality in such a small package; Will fit in a man's shirt pocket; No alarm;only sleep timer
  • V115 transistor radio bass sound with MIC recording and line in recording radio recording etc 3 recording mode and simple 64kbps; quality 96kbps ; super 128kbps 3 recording quality
  • Am fm radio with MP3 player speaker by 3.5mm AUX input and also can be used as a loudspeaker by usb cable
  • Built in three languages Chinese English Spanish; 9k/10k for AM tuning increment;package not including adaptor;just including usb cable;you can charge the radio from computer or connect phone adapter
  • Upgrade;manual storing of specific frequencies to the number keys;the numbers on the pad allow you to change the assigned radio stations; Instead; after programming each station

Retekess V117 Portable AM FM Analog Radio Shortwave Battery Operated by 2 AA Battery Transistor Radio with DSP 3.5mm Headphone Jack(Black)

Retekess V117 Portable AM FM Analog Radio Shortwave Battery Operated by 2 AA Battery Transistor Radio with DSP 3.5mm Headphone Jack(Black)
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2019
  • In this digital era; you're surrounded by your smartphone;leaving you with no breathing space and no peace of mind; But sometimes all you need is to lay back with a simple transistor radio; you can unwind by tuning into your favorite music station
  • Power outage; When power interruptions occur for long periods of time; It's a very stressful feeling of isolation;V117 AM/FM transistor radio runs on AA batteries found in every household; you can stay connected and get broadcast news in real time
  • Sounds good; V117 AM/FM pocket radio will take you back to your younger years without compromising sound quality; With a built-in large speaker; it can easily fill a room with your treasured songs; or favorite baseball game
  • Long lasting enjoyment; Using your devices throughout the day eats up batteries in a few hours' time; With our AM/FM radio; your AA batteries will last for weeks; So go ahead and take it on a long trip; or give it to your son or daughter for camping
  • Gift idea;Want to score some compliments when choosing a present for your parents grandparents aunts or uncles; This AM/FM radio is the ultimate gadget to purchase; Simple to use; yet elegant and classy; it's sure to fill their heart with joy

Kaito KA500 5-way Powered Emergency AM/FM/SW NOAA Weather Alert Radio with Solar,Dynamo Crank,Flashlight and Reading Lamp, Color Black

Kaito KA500 5-way Powered Emergency AM/FM/SW NOAA Weather Alert Radio with Solar,Dynamo Crank,Flashlight and Reading Lamp, Color Black
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2019
  • A perfect radio for emergencies and disasters, it comes with all the features that you need in any emergency situation. It comes with a High quality AC type brushless generator.
  • The solar panel powers the radio by itself and charges the built-in batteries as well.
  • To maximize the sunlight's rays, the solar panel is designed to tilt with the suns position to receive the energy during the day time.

Eton Mini Compact AM/FM/Shortwave Radio, Black, NGWMINIB

Eton Mini Compact AM/FM/Shortwave Radio, Black, NGWMINIB
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2019
  • Digital tuner and display
  • Digital display frequency timer and alarm activation
  • FM telescopic antenna
  • Band selector on left side
  • Powered by 2 AAA batteries or 6V AC adaptor into the DC jack (sold separately)

Tecsun PL880 Portable Digital PLL Dual Conversion AM/FM, Longwave & Shortwave Radio with SSB (Single Side Band) Reception

Tecsun PL880 Portable Digital PLL Dual Conversion AM/FM, Longwave & Shortwave Radio with SSB (Single Side Band) Reception
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2019
  • Full range coverage including AM/FM, Longwave & Shortwave with Single Side Band
  • PLL synthesized digital dual conversion receiver with unparallelled sensitivity & selectivity
  • 4 & 5 selectable bandwidth filters on AM and SSB respectively plus single Side Band receiver with 10 Hz tuning step
  • 24 hour alarm clock plus sleep timer from 0-120 minutes
  • Powered by one single 18650 Li-ion rechargeable battery with built-in charger, battery included

Retekess L-258 Portable AM FM Radio Shortwave Transistor Radio Support SD Card USB Driver AUX Input MP3 Player Rechargeable Battery(Silver)

Retekess L-258 Portable AM FM Radio Shortwave Transistor Radio Support SD Card USB Driver AUX Input MP3 Player Rechargeable Battery(Silver)
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2019
  • Easy to tune with L-258 am fm shortwave radio as Christmas gift for family; Two independent knob for volume and tuning control;large and soft buttons for senior;Easy to operate buttons on the radio make it a good one for someone with poor eyesight
  • 3.5mm AUX input; Audio output function fit for Ipad; MP3; MP4 player; Iphone and other mobile phones;Easy to plug in your iPod; Smartphone; tablet; laptop and other MP3 player or any audio source
  • Rechargeable 1000mA(not 800) lithium battery included support better last time; LED screen;large buttons and portable size make this radio a convenient partner in your daily life
  • Equipped with a high quality 5W high power speaker and bass diaphragm; 180g/ 0.4lb weight 4.9 x 3.1 x 1 in small size suitable for home;outdoor;office and other places convenient to carry; excellent for walking; hike; camping; backpack
  • Shortwave transistor radio with 21 inch antenna support better reception; Delete the preset station function; you can enjoy personal radio time plug in the 3.5mm earpiece jack

Tecsun PL398MP DSP Digital AM/FM/LW Shortwave Radio with Dual Speakers & MP3 Player, Black

Tecsun PL398MP DSP Digital AM/FM/LW Shortwave Radio with Dual Speakers & MP3 Player, Black
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2019

Retekess HR11S Emergency Radio with AM FM Shortwave Radio Dynamo Radio Solar Wind Up with SOS Flashlight MP3 Player Recorder Alarm Clock DSP(Green)

Retekess HR11S Emergency Radio with AM FM Shortwave Radio Dynamo Radio Solar Wind Up with SOS Flashlight MP3 Player Recorder Alarm Clock DSP(Green)
BESTSELLER NO. 11 in 2019
  • HR11S is a lightweight; multifunctional radio (255g) and fits in many pockets; Ideal for outdoor; camping;adventure and survival; Excellent companion for backpackers; Crank radio was a gift to the parents and friends
  • Camping radio allows power via; solar charge; hand crank; 850mAh rechargeable Nokia BL-5C lithium battery; can also be charged via USB cable; DC5V output; even smartphones can be charged with the dynamo radio
  • Solar radio with multifunctionality;3 tuning methods FM MW SW;ATS.2 recording methods;Radio recording;MIC recording;time; alarm;sleep timer; recorder; A-B repeat;This radio also has an MP3 player; Simply load music to the micro SD card (not included)
  • Use the HR11S wind up radio as a voice recorder; Just cut along their interesting radio broadcasts; So you can listen to important content again to not forget anything;You can stream music from your smartphone to the portable rechargeable radio
  • Other survival features; flashlight; SOS alarm with flashing red light; And indispensable tool in an emergency; Whether on AM; FM or SW; you will not miss any news; world news; traffic information; sporting events

LCJ Portable Digital Shortwave Radio Receiver and FM AM Radio with World Band Transistor (Black)

LCJ Portable Digital Shortwave Radio Receiver and FM AM Radio with World Band Transistor (Black)
BESTSELLER NO. 12 in 2019

Eton Field AM / FM / Shortwave Radio with RDS and Bluetooth, NGWFBTB

Eton Field AM / FM / Shortwave Radio with RDS and Bluetooth, NGWFBTB
BESTSELLER NO. 13 in 2019
  • AM/FM/SW Bands
  • FM with RBDS (radio data system)
  • Dial-in-Dial coarse/fine digital Tuning
  • Treble/bass control.If batteries are in the unit and it is powered via its AC adapter, it will automatically switch to battery use if there is an AC power failure
  • Rf Gain control

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