What Are Some Highly Rated Portable Radios?

The Sony ICF38, the iRonsnow IS-088 and the Sangean PR-D7 are three highly rated portable radios. Each radio receives both AM and FM stations, and each is small enough to fit in an adult’s hand.

The Sony ICF38 gets a positive review from 87 percent of Amazon verified purchasers. The radio has an AM/FM switch, built-in speaker and earphone jack and features a handle for easy carrying. Similar in size, the Sangean PR-D7 is a digital AM/FM radio with five preset stations on each band. The radio also has a sleep timer and an alarm that beeps or plays music. More than 85 percent of Wal-Mart buyers recommend this radio to a friend.

The iRonsnow IS-088 emergency AM/FM/NOAA weather radio also contains a flashlight and a cellphone charger. These items are powered by solar charging, external recharge or hand cranking. Approximately 86 percent of Amazon.com verified purchasers give this radio a positive review.