This versatile emergency radio is also a flashlight and charger, and it’s just $20

id=”article-body” class=”row” section=”article-body”> The radio that can run indefinitely, provided there’s still sunlight or https://www.plurk.com/solarmcgroup you can find enough survivors to crank the handle.

Eton When the apocalypse finally comes, the first thing to go will be internet. So how in the world will you keep tabs on the news? Good old-fashioned radio, that’s how. And because batteries will likely become scarce as well, you should own a receiver that can run on other sources of power.

Like this one: For a limited time, and while supplies last, Amazon has the Eton FRX2 solar hand-crank AM/FM/NOAA radio for $19.99. Regular price: $29.99.

See it at AmazonThe FRX2 can run off sunlight (it has a small solar panel built into the side) or human power: Just turn the built-in hand crank for a minute to generate 10 to 15 minutes’ worth of radio reception or flashlight use. There’s also a standard Micro-USB input if you prefer to charge the battery using conventional means (assuming they’re still available, what with the apocalypse and all).

However you power the thing, there’s a standard USB port you can use to emergency-charge a phone or similar device.