The Emergency Alert NOAA Radio & Flashlight radio helps you stay informed during severe weather emergencies or any other emergency broad cast on the NOAA Weather Band. In addition, the powerful 3-LED flashlight brings light when the power goes out. AM/FM, 7 channel weather band. The emergency alert NOAA radio & flashlight uses a full-function radio with flashlight that is ideal for emergency preparedness, but also for home, office, and all kinds of recreational activities. The radio can be charged either by solar, handcrank, USB, 120V, 12V, AAA batteries or rechargeable lithium ion battery. 3 minutes gives 30 minutes of light and radio. Keep it charged and activated for automatic emergency alerts with immediate notification of severe weather in you area or other dangers, including Amber Alerts.