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Offline LarsWX

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Same Radios That Will Turn Off With End Of Message Tones
« on: June 30, 2013, 09:34:10 AM »
I have been looking to buy another radio and it seems all of them in voice alert mode will sound the siren then play the broadcast for 3-5 minutes before turning off, this is crap!
I currently use a (I hate to admit this) radio shack #12-250 with a home brewed external antenna, this works great.
Any ideas?

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Re: Same Radios That Will Turn Off With End Of Message Tones
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2013, 09:44:19 AM »
Hi LarsWx,

I have this radio and love it: Reecom-R-1630

It sounds the alert tone for 8 seconds, plays the message once, then goes silent. Really nice at 2:00 am.


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Re: Same Radios That Will Turn Off With End Of Message Tones
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2013, 09:49:15 AM »
To me, 8 seconds is too long.  I'd like to see one with that adjustable as well as the volume of the tone.  The one I have (that I turned off because it's annoying) sounds the alert signal full volume no matter how you have the audio volume set.

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Re: Same Radios That Will Turn Off With End Of Message Tones
« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2013, 10:04:14 AM »
I have been very happy with my Sangean CL-100.

The "siren" alert is good and loud regardless of the audio volume setting, and it resets itself with the EOM signal.
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Re: Same Radios That Will Turn Off With End Of Message Tones
« Reply #4 on: June 30, 2013, 10:17:55 AM »
I have an old (~10 yrs.) MTS "Weather EAR" radio. Still works great.
It mutes the audio after the first of the three end-of-message SAME data bursts.
When the warning message starts, it un-mutes after the first burst and you hear the next two (there are always 3 on, 3 off SAME messages) as well as the 1050Hz tone that the older radios use.

I would assume that the newer model works the same way, but it would be wise to confirm it first.

Here is a link to MTS. They are US-made and of high quality.

http://www.mts-comm.com/catalog/viewitem.php?productid=0

http://www.emergencyalertradio.com/

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Re: Re: Re: Same Radios That Will Turn Off With End Of Message Tones
« Reply #6 on: June 30, 2013, 01:01:09 PM »
I have a Midland WR300, I like it.
http://www.amazon.com/Midland-WR-300-MIDLAND-WR300-Weather/dp/B00009V2YV/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1372605275&sr=8-1&keywords=best+weather+radio
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Problem with the wr300 is it's a crap shoot as to whether or not it will honor the EOM tones. I don't know that it is built in to that model

I had it at one time.

I now have a Reecom 1650 and a Sangean CL100. I like both.


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Re: Same Radios That Will Turn Off With End Of Message Tones
« Reply #7 on: June 30, 2013, 03:27:14 PM »
Some radios advertised as "play the broadcast for 3-5 minutes before turning off" actually stop at the EOM, seems to be some miscommunication between the engineers and the people writing the manuals.  #-o

The Reecom radios WILL honor the EOM, and as plus, they keep a log of the warnings received. I love mine.
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Re: Same Radios That Will Turn Off With End Of Message Tones
« Reply #8 on: July 01, 2013, 12:11:54 PM »
Thanks for all the info, I just ordered a Reecom 1630.