The FRX3 has several options; solar, hand turbine or DC input ensures you are always prepared. More than a preparedness radio in addition to 24/7 weather ALERT updates for your area it is also a portable smartphone charger and LED flashlight. Be ready for anything. Keep your household prepared with the FRX3. The hand turbine rechargeable FRX3 is a preparedness radio with AM/FM, all seven NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) weather band stations, and the Alert system. When the Alert function is on the radio will automatically broadcast emergency weather alerts for your area such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and severe storms. Spin the hand turbine for one minute to get 10-15 minutes of radio and flashlight use or place the FRX3 in the sun for a passive charging option.