Stay connected during severe weather conditions, emergencies or power outages and listen to music while you're out in the yard, on a camping trip, on the boat or anywhere else you decide to take this weather alert radio. In the event of special weather warning broadcasts, the alert radio is automatically activated along with a loud tone, an LED indicator and an alert message on the LCD. The S.A.M.E. Digital Weather/Hazard Alert feature provides you with a constant monitoring of your local NWS broadcast. S.A.M.E. decoding receiver allows you to hear only messages for the areas concerning you. Large LCD makes it easy to read with its adjustable illumination. Radio also features an alarm clock and seven preset weather channels. It can be used with battery or AC power.