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[at-l] Re: 1/2 oz. FM radio

> City Sports has a tiny FM radio that weighs 1/2 oz. and runs on a watch
> battery.  Has anyone used such a radio and does it pick up enough radio
> stations along the way to be useful?

I own a similar radio that was sold by Eddie Bauer at one time. It's a neat
idea, but it's pretty fragile and eats batteries (and exotic batteries at
that!) like crazy. I've since replaced it with a Sony SRF-85 that sounds
great, gets great reception, and only weighs 4 oz including its AA battery.

Michael Connick

E-mail: mconnick@clmt.com
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