Top 10 Best Portable Shortwave Radios

# 1
Greadio Portable Shortwave Radio,AM FM Transistor Radio with Best Reception,LCD Display,Time Setting,Battery Operated by 4 D Cell Batteries or AC Power,Big Speaker,Earphone Jack for Gift,Elder,Home
735 Reviews
Greadio Portable Shortwave Radio,AM FM Transistor Radio with Best Reception,LCD Display,Time Setting,Battery Operated by 4 D Cell Batteries or AC Power,Big Speaker,Earphone Jack for Gift,Elder,Home
  • 【2021 Upgraded: LCD Display with Best Reception】Equipped with a big LCD screen, you can easily and clearly to see each AM/FM/Shortwave stations when tuning the knob on this portable radio. The long antenna and advanced DSP chip ensure a ultra strong stable radio signal for you to listen to your favourite music, NPR, sports and news stations no matter at home or outdoor. Never miss a station and you will have a relax radio time with your family and friends with this am fm radio.
  • 【Simple to Operate, Convenient to Use】Not like other radios which are too small to operate, our shortwave radio is big enough to use and easy to operate for both elder and children as the knobs are large to tune and the LCD screen is clear to see. A handle on the radio makes it not difficult to take outside. Beyond that, a time setting is available for you to see on the LCD display, so it is not just a fm radio but also a clock for you. Buy this transistor radio, bring convenience to your life.
  • 【2 Powerful Charging Ways】This am fm radio is designed for two charging ways. While you are indoor, the AC power for you to plug the charging cable(include) in the wall to listen radio whole day. If there power outage, don't worry, inserts 4 D Cell batteries(not include) in the shortwave radio that you can continue to connect and get broadcast news in real time. And the battery can be easily found in every household and stores. Keep one in your house, you will happy to have this portable radio.
  • 【Good Sounds Quality & Earphone Jack】With a premium built in 2W speaker, this transistor radio offers a big great sound, it can easily fill a room with your favorite musics or baseball game. And you can choose high/low tune mode as you like to listen on the shortwave radio. A good choice for radio lover. Moreover, an 3.5mm earphone jack here is designed for those who wants to have private listening space. Take this portable radio for picnic,camping or party,leave a good memory with your friends.
  • 【Ideal Christmas Gift】With its classic appearance and simple operation, our portable radio is best sell on many countries. If you are distressing on what to buy to your parents, grandparents, uncles or aunts, this am fm radio is the best choice for you. It is a thoughtful Christmas gift to fill their heart to joy and remember you! Besides, we guarantee a 12-month warranty, 30-day money back and 24/7 customer service to make it no risk for you to purchase this fm radio.
# 2
Retekess V115 Digital AM FM Radio Portable, Rechargeable Radio Digital Tuner, 9 Band Shortwave Radios, Support Micro SD Card and AUX Recording
4,507 Reviews
Retekess V115 Digital AM FM Radio Portable, Rechargeable Radio Digital Tuner, 9 Band Shortwave Radios, Support Micro SD Card and AUX Recording
  • Portable shortwave radio is only 4.7 x 3.1 x 0.9 in; which is very suitable for shirt pockets; it is amazing to find so much functionality in such a compact radio
  • Digital radio bass sound with MIC recording and line in recording ; insert the TF card to record your voice or radio voice; note that the TF card is not in the package
  • Digital tuning radio; you can directly enter the frequency through the number keys; in addition, V115 also supports automatic search, manual search and storage of radio stations
  • Built in 4 languages Chinese English Spanish and Russian; 9k/10k for AM tuning increment;package not including adaptor;just including usb cable;you can charge the radio from computer or connect phone adapter
  • AM FM SW radios; FM: 87-108MHz; AM: 520-1710KHz (9/10K); SW: 4.75-21.85MHz; FM reception is best; SW reception is better at night or when an external antenna is connected; AM reception is easily affected by the environment
# 3
Retekess TR618 AM FM Radio Plug in Wall, Portable Shortwave Radios, Analog Radio with Best Reception, Support SD,TF, USB, Ideal for Home and Elderly
536 Reviews
Retekess TR618 AM FM Radio Plug in Wall, Portable Shortwave Radios, Analog Radio with Best Reception, Support SD,TF, USB, Ideal for Home and Elderly
  • AM FM radio portable; 87-108MHz FM; 520-1710KHz AM; 6-18MHZ SW; portable am fm radio with 23.62 inch extend antenna; please pull out the antenna to obtained fm reception
  • Transistor analog radio support TF card SD card USB disk; you can store the music in the TF card or SD card; then you can enjoy the music freely; you can also enjoy the radio quietly with any 3.5mm earphone
  • Great sound quality with a 3W big speaker; loud and clear sound; you can enjoy the music in your house; taking you into the music world
  • Tabletop radio; easy to carry and operate at home and any places; small in size with a large; large knob pointer tuning and volume control; very suitable for elders
  • TR618 shortwave radio comes with a long power cord for home use; powered by 3 D batteries; not included; perfect radio for emergency; power off; hurricane
# 4
TECSUN R-9012 AM/FM/SW 12 Bands Shortwave Radio Portable Receiver Gray
843 Reviews
TECSUN R-9012 AM/FM/SW 12 Bands Shortwave Radio Portable Receiver Gray
  • 【Product Size】-13.1 x 2.8 x 8cm. Small size and light weight, easy to operate. It can fit in the pocket and carry everywhere for entertainment or study for family!
  • 【Product Function】-High sensitivity full band radio with FM MW SW 12 bands radio receiver. TECSUN R9012 Radio is portable multiband radio receiver!
  • 【Product accessories】 -1 x TECSUN R9012 Radio, 1 x English Manual, 1xTimely Customer Service. [Power Supply: Uses 2 AA Size Batteries or DC-IN 5V Charging Cable. (BOTH NOT INCLUDED)]
  • 【Easy Operate】-Just an On-Off switch, volume control, band selector switch, and tuning knob, TECSUN R9012 Radio is easy to operate the AM FM SW band!
  • 【After-sale service】-The product has a one-year warranty, for the details, please contact customer service. If you have any questions, contact us without hesitation. We'll try our best to solve the problem for you.
Sale# 5
Tecsun PL880 Portable Digital PLL Dual Conversion AM/FM, Longwave & Shortwave Radio with SSB (Single Side Band) Reception, Color Silver
367 Reviews
Tecsun PL880 Portable Digital PLL Dual Conversion AM/FM, Longwave & Shortwave Radio with SSB (Single Side Band) Reception, Color Silver
  • Full range coverage including AM/FM, Longwave & Shortwave with Single Side Band
  • PLL synthesized digital dual conversion receiver with unparallelled sensitivity & selectivity
  • 4 & 5 selectable bandwidth filters on AM and SSB respectively plus single Side Band receiver with 10 Hz tuning step
  • 24 hour alarm clock plus sleep timer from 0-120 minutes
  • Powered by one single 18650 Li-ion rechargeable battery with built-in charger, battery included
Sale# 6
Eton Elite Mini Compact AM/FM/Shortwave Radio (Graphics/markings/Color/Packaging May Vary)
599 Reviews
Eton Elite Mini Compact AM/FM/Shortwave Radio (Graphics/markings/Color/Packaging May Vary)
  • Note: Graphics/markings/Color/Packaging May Vary
  • MINI AM/FM/SHORTWAVE RADIO RECEIVER: Tune in to your favorite local stations or listen to news & music from across the globe. Features digital tuning, an internal AM antenna & a telescoping FM/SW antenna.
  • VERSATILE FEATURES: This Mini radio packs big power. Scan for your favorite station, listen on the built-in speaker or pop in some headphones. Feature rich with a sleep timer, clock and alarm. Comes with a custom leather carrying case.
  • STAY SAFE & HAVE FUN: For over 30 years we've been dedicated to creating award-winning, innovative products for emergency preparedness & entertainment. We're a proud partner of the American Red Cross.
  • CONTINUING A LEGACY: For more than 30 years we've combined the best of old world analog electronics with the efficiency of modern day circuits & systems. Custom designed accessories like stitched satchels & pouches round out the Eton experience.
  • ETON'S COMMITMENT TO INFORMATION: We're committed to helping you stay entertained with access to the latest news, music & information. Whether you're listening to a local radio station or signals from a faraway land, make Eton’s radios your go-to source.
Sale# 7
C. Crane CC Skywave SSB AM, FM, Shortwave, NOAA Weather + Alert, Scannable VHF Aviation Band and Single Side Bands Small Battery Operated Portable Travel Radio
583 Reviews
C. Crane CC Skywave SSB AM, FM, Shortwave, NOAA Weather + Alert, Scannable VHF Aviation Band and Single Side Bands Small Battery Operated Portable Travel Radio
  • One of the smallest multiband radios with SSB. Full Range AM, FM, NOAA Weather band plus Alert, Shortwave (1711-29999kHz) with Single Side Band and VHF Aviation (Airband). Single Side Band is an efficient and reliable way to get long range information when Internet, phone or satellite is not available. Single Side Band in not available on your smartphone which makes it the ultimate off the grid backup communication system.
  • Digitally tuned multiband receiver with superior sensitivity & selectivity enhanced by multiple bandwidth settings. Selectable fast or fine tuning on all bands (except weather).
  • Direct frequency entry, auto scan and store, 400 memories. 10 aviation memories can be scanned for activity.
  • Clock with 12/24 hour format, alarm, rotary volume and tuning knob. Lighted LCD display, Stereo headphone jack and fold-out back stand. High quality CC Buds Earphones, faux leather radio carry case and 23’ portable Shortwave reel antenna included.
  • Run Time (on batteries): ± 70 hours (earbuds), ± 60 Hours (built-in speaker). Runs on (2) AA alkaline batteries (not included), (Optional) CC Skywave AC power adapter 5V DC 300 mA with mini USB tip. One year limited warranty.
# 8
XHDATA D-328 Shortwave AM FM DSP Portable Small Multi Band Radio Stereo MP3 Player with Rechargeable Battery Earphone Jack Portable Multimedia Speaker with USB Micro SD Card Jack (Black)
420 Reviews
XHDATA D-328 Shortwave AM FM DSP Portable Small Multi Band Radio Stereo MP3 Player with Rechargeable Battery Earphone Jack Portable Multimedia Speaker with USB Micro SD Card Jack (Black)
  • 【Portable Old School Radio】12.5 x 3 x 7.5cm. Small size and light weight, easy to operate with Best Reception. It can fit in the pocket and carry everywhere for entertainment or study. It has a portable handle for carrying! A good gift for family!
  • 【World Band Radio】High sensitivity 12 Band radio. Equiped with long antenna and upgraded DSP chip, D328 Radio is a Full band radio/ multiband radio receiver with FM MW SW DSP, also a MP3 Player Portable speaker supporting TF card.
  • 【Product Accessories】1 x XHDATA D-328 Radio, 1 x USB Charging Cable, 1 x D328 English Manual, 1 x BL-5C Rechargeable Battery, 1 x Lanyard (handle for carrying), 1 x Timely customer service.
  • 【Easy To Operate】Built-in high-performance drivers and built-in bass, XHDATA D328 radio with volume control, band selector switch, and tuning knob, is easily to select channel on am fm sw band to listen music, sports, and news!
  • 【After-sale Service】The D328 Radio has one year warranty, for the details, please feel free to contact customer service. NOTE: This D328 radio can be power by 2 ways: ①AC power up. ②Battery powered radio.
# 9
5000mAh Weather Radio,Solar Hand Crank Emergency Radio,NOAA/AM/FM Shortwave Outdoor Survival Portable Radio, Power Bank USB Charger,Flashlight/Reading Lamp,Headphone Jack,SOS
3,087 Reviews
5000mAh Weather Radio,Solar Hand Crank Emergency Radio,NOAA/AM/FM Shortwave Outdoor Survival Portable Radio, Power Bank USB Charger,Flashlight/Reading Lamp,Headphone Jack,SOS
  • ▲7 Pre-Configured 𝗡𝗢𝗔𝗔 𝗪𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿 𝗔𝗹𝗲𝗿𝘁𝘀 Stations/Solid Reception on 𝗔𝗠/𝗙𝗠/𝗦𝗵𝗼𝗿𝘁𝘄𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝗥𝗮𝗱𝗶𝗼▲you can switch from AM/ FM/Shortwave radio to NOAA weather band to get the daily forecast quickly by rotating the knob instead of tuning up and down the dial.7 programmed NOAA Channels bring alerts right to keep you up to speed when there is severe weather advisory in your area.FM/AM radio gets good reception as well as shortwave stations even with antenna down.
  • ▲5000mAh Replaceable Li-ion Battery & 5 Power Sources▲This 𝗪𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿 𝗿𝗮𝗱𝗶𝗼 comes with 5000mAh large-capacity rechargeable Li-ion battery ensure your cellphone will be fully charged in emergency.5 power options,never worry it power off anytime.when the built-in li-ion battery is power off,it will be charged by the backup power sources include winding up handle,solar crank or micro USB input connection or 3 pcs AAA battery.
  • ▲Handy Bright 𝗖𝗮𝗺𝗽𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗙𝗹𝗮𝘀𝗵𝗹𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁 & 𝗟𝗘𝗗 𝗥𝗲𝗮𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗟𝗮𝗺𝗽▲When power failure In the emergency,wind up 𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗰𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗸 to work as a handy LED flashlight to light up in full darkness to keep you safe.flip up the solar panel to become a reading lamp with built in 6 bright LEDs to illuminate your way to the bedroom at night,as well as a must-have for camp in tent outside.
  • ▲𝗘𝗺𝗲𝗿𝗴𝗲𝗻𝗰𝘆 𝗖𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗽𝗵𝗼𝗻𝗲 𝗖𝗵𝗮𝗿𝗴𝗲𝗿&Loud SOS Alarm▲Your Cellphone will Never Power Off even blackout and internal Li-ion Battery outages,hand crank continuously genarate power to recharge the built-in battery and connect the included usb output charging cable for cellphone charging.allow you to make a phone call for help or get in touch with your family in emergency.The red SOS flashing beacon which is morse code and loud enough to attract the attention of would be rescuers.
  • ▲3.5mm Headphone Jack,Package include Compass & Nylon Wrist Strap & Carabiner Clip for Easy Carry▲it is updated with 3.5mm headphone jack to provide personal listening without disturbing others.Extra compass attached to strap is very helpful to show you orientation when you get lost outside.the strip is adjustable to carry,and you can also attach the clip to your backpack for your convenience outside.we seller provide one-year warranty,reach us by support email address if you have any question.
Sale# 10
Portable AM FM Shortwave Radio,Battery Operated Radio by 4D Cell Batteries or AC Power Transistor Radio with LCD Display,Time Setting,3.5mm Earphone Jack,Big Speaker,High/Low Tone for Home,Gift
198 Reviews
Portable AM FM Shortwave Radio,Battery Operated Radio by 4D Cell Batteries or AC Power Transistor Radio with LCD Display,Time Setting,3.5mm Earphone Jack,Big Speaker,High/Low Tone for Home,Gift
  • 【Upgraded with Best Reception】Use an advanced DSP chip as the AM FM radio brain and this battery operated radio can receive various bands opening up a marvelous world of radio at home or on the go. This am fm radio supports FM(87-108MHz)/AM(520-1710KHz)/SW short wave(4.70-18MHz).Enjoy your favorite stations to listen to music, baseball game, news.When receiving the FM radio stations, please extend the 23.6 inch antenna to obtained the best reception.
  • 【 Large LCD Display & Big Knob】This portable am fm radio has a simple and easy-to-operate knob and a large LCD display.Flexible knob allows you to intuitively adjust the volume and channel, and quickly adjust it to the position you want. It is friendly and easy to use for the elderly.When the volume knob is turned to "off", the LCD display shows the time. In addition, you can set the time by using the "TIME,HOUR,SECOND" button.
  • 【Great Sounds Quality& Earphone Jack】The radio is equipped with a large 2W speaker, which is 1/2 the size of the whole shortwave radio. This is the source of its amazing sound.Having high/Low tone satisfy your different needs in such a portable radio.The design of the low tone will bring good effect to the atmosphere, suitable for parties, dances, family gatherings,etc.High tone will sound clearer.Meanwhile,with the 3.5mm earphone jack for using with headphones not to disturb others around you.
  • 【2 Ways to Charging】This portable radio is designed with different charging methods for indoor and outdoor use. When indoors, just plug the AC charging cable into the wall and enjoy all-day broadcasting time. When you want to take this portable am fm radio outdoors,like walking, camping ,gardening and others. You only need to turn on the back of the am fm radio and install 4 x DC batteries(not included) for it to work.And the battery is easy to buy in the local market or amazon store.
  • 【A Delightful Gift】This am fm radio (size: 9.4*2.4*5.9in, weight: 1.68lb) has a portable handle for carrying, a large LCD screen for easy reading, two big knobs for easy tuning, perfect for some enjoyable time at home, the park, picnics,beach, gym or playroom.Plus,it is also a gift that makes people hearts full off joy.Meanwhile,we back our battery operated Radio with 12-months Warranty! Our customer service are here for you 24/7 for anything you need and help you out.

Buying guide
When it comes to selecting the right Portable Shortwave Radios, you definitely want to research:

What makes any particular Portable Shortwave Radios best?
How to choose the right Portable Shortwave Radios within your budget?
What is the average price of a good Portable Shortwave Radios?

Answering these questions is not simple as there are too many choices and too many data to process. In this particular situation our data analysis platform comes handy.

We analyze thousands of user reviews and products to generate usability score for each brand. This usability score considers product benefits, price and customer feedbacks to provide you with a unbiased list of Top 10 Best Portable Shortwave Radios to buy.

You may read about our algorithm and process in detail at our about page. For any question or suggestion, do not hesitate to contact us.

We hope you love the products we recommend! Prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication. Just so you know, Fiveid may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page.