The Voyager Classic Solar Radio is the perfect radio for emergencies and disasters and that is the absolute truth! Not only is it packed with functions but it offers five different methods of powering its built-in rechargeable Ni-MH battery pack. Depending on the emergency situation, you can use the dynamo hand crank, USB cable, 180-degree adjustable solar panel, three AA batteries (not included) or an AC adapter (not included). The radio receives a wide range of broadcasting including AM, FM, shortwave and seven pre-programmed NOAA weather stations. It also has the NOAA Alert function, which allows you to receive emergency broadcasts in the event of any severe weather conditions in your area. The dynamic, built-in wide-range speaker gives you superb sound quality and the radio has a headset jack socket, which the included earphones plug into for individual listening. This emergency radio can charge cell phones, iPhones, Blackberry and iPods/MP3 players by utilizing the USB port. It can also be used as a five LED adjustable reading lamp, LED flashlight and a SOS emergency light. Large tuning knobs and function buttons make the Voyager Classic Solar Radio easy to operate and a user manual is included.