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1200093
User’s Guide
Weather Radio Alarm Clock
Thank you for purchasing your Weather Radio Alarm
Clock from RadioShack. Please read this user’s guide
before installing, setting up, and using your new weather
radio.
Package contents
• Weather Radio Alarm Clock
• AC Adapter
• User’s Guide
Features
• Receives local NOAA Weather Radio channels
• Provides audible alerts
• Dual-powered
• Auto channel-scan
1 Mount Your Weather Radio
Place your weather radio on a flat surface, such as a desk,
shelf, or table or mount it on the wall. To mount it on the
wall, you need two screws (not supplied) with heads that
fit into the keyhole slots on the bottom of the weather
radio.
1. Use a pencil to mark the screw locations 3 11/16 in (94
mm) apart on the wall.
2. Drill a hole at each marked location. Thread a screw
into each hole, making sure each screw’s head
extends about ¼ in (6.5 mm) from the wall.
3. Align the keyhole slots on the bottom of the weather
radio with the screw heads, and slide the radio down
to secure it.
4. Extend the antenna.
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2 Power Your Weather Radio
Use the supplied 6V, 300mA AC adapter for power or an
AC/DC adapter (not included) to connect in your vehicle.
You can also install four AA batteries (not supplied) in
case AC power fails or is temporarily disconnected.
AC Power Connection
1. Insert the adapter’s barrel plug into the weather
radio’s DC 6V jack.
2. Plug the other end of the adapter into a standard AC
outlet.
3. Route the adapter’s cord through the strain relief on
the radio.
Install Batteries
1. Slide off the battery
compartment cover to
remove it.
2. Place four AA batteries
in the compartment as
indicated by the polarity
symbols (+ and –) marked
inside.
3. Replace the cover.
b Battery Notes:
AA
AA
AA
AA
• The battery icon (j) shows battery power. When all
the segments are lit, the batteries have full power.
The number of lit segments decreases as battery
power decreases.
• Dispose of batteries promptly and properly. Do not
burn or bury them.
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Signal Strength
Indicator
WEATHER/SNOOZE
Press to start and stop the weather
broadcast or to enable the alarm
or snooze feature.
) and (
Press to adjust the broadcast and
alert volume, or to set the channel
number, clock time, and alarm
time values.
ALARM
ON/OFF/SNOOZE
DC 6V
Connect the supplied
AC adapter or a car
adapter.
AC Adapter
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Alarm Time
Clock Time
SET
Hold for 2 seconds to
enter function setup
mode and press to
confirm selections.
ALERT ON/OFF SWITCH
The weather radio responds to National Weather Service
(NOAA) alert broadcasts in two ways:
ON
When ALERT is set to ON and an alert broadcast
is received, an alert sounds for five minutes. To
stop the alert and listen to the broadcast, press
WEATHER/ SNOOZE. Press WEATHER/SNOOZE
again to turn off the weather broadcast.
OFF When ALERT is set to OFF and an alert broadcast is
received, an alert sounds for 10 seconds. The radio
automatically switches to the weather broadcast for
five minutes. Press WEATHER/SNOOZE to switch
from the alert tone to the broadcast before the radio
switches automatically, or to stop the broadcast
before 5 minutes.
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• Use only fresh batteries of the required size and type.
• Do not mix old and new batteries, different types
of batteries (standard, alkaline, or rechargeable), or
rechargeable batteries of different capacities.
• If you do not plan to use the weather radio with
batteries for a week or more, remove the batteries.
Batteries can leak chemicals that can damage
electronic parts.
3 Listen to a Weather Channel
When you turn on the weather radio the first time, all
LCD segments light for a few seconds, and the automatic
channel search begins. When an active channel is found,
Ê appears. If no channels are detected, © flashes.
1. Press WEATHER/SNOOZE to listen to the weather
broadcast.
2. Press ) or ( to adjust the broadcast volume to the
desired level. VOL and the volume level (1 – 8) appear.
3. Press WEATHER/SNOOZE to turn off the broadcast.
4. Press ) or ( to adjust the weather alert volume to
the desired level. VOL and the volume level (1 – 8)
appear.
4 Function Setup
Function setup allows you to select a broadcast channel,
and set the alarm and clock time. You can also enable or
disable the signal loss reminder so that an alert sounds
when the radio signal is lost.
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Set Channel
1. Hold down SET until you hear a beep. CH 1-7 (current
channel number) flashes.
2. Press SET to enable channel selection. nOAA appears.
3. Press ) or ( to manually change the channel and
turn on broadcast audio. Hold down ) or ( to
automatically search for the strongest channel.
4. Press SET to confirm the selected channel number.
The alarm time flashes.
5. Hold down SET to return to the normal display. Or,
press SET to proceed and set the alarm time (see
next section).
Set the Alarm Time
1. Hold down SET until you hear a beep. CH 1-7 (current
channel number) flashes.
2. Press ) once. The current alarm time flashes.
3. Press SET. The alarm hour digits flash.
4. Press or hold down ) or ( to set the alarm hour.
5. Press SET to confirm. The alarm minute digits flash.
6. Press or hold down ) or ( to set the alarm
minutes.
7. Press SET to confirm. The clock time flashes.
8. Hold down SET to return to the normal display or,
press SET to set the clock time (proceed to step 4 in
the next section).
Set the Clock Time
1. Hold down SET until you hear a beep. CH 1-7 (current
channel number) flashes.
2. Press ) twice. The current clock time flashes.
3. Press SET. The clock hour digits flash.
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4. Press or hold down ) or ( to set the hour.
5. Press SET to confirm. The minute digits flash.
6. Press or hold down ) or ( to set the clock
minutes.
7. Press SET to confirm. % and the current signal loss
reminder setting (On or OFF) appear.
8. Hold down SET to return to the normal display.
Or, press SET to enable or disable the signal loss
reminder (proceed to step 4 in the next section).
Enable/Disable the Signal Loss Reminder
1. Hold down SET until you hear a beep. CH 1-7 (current
channel number) flashes.
2. Press ) three times. The current setting (On or OFF)
and % appear.
3. Press SET. % flashes.
4. Press ) or ( to toggle between On and OFF.
5. Press SET to confirm. CH and the current channel
number flash.
6. Hold down SET to return to the normal display, or
press SET once to return to channel setting mode.
Enable/Disable the Alarm
1. Slide ALARM to ON or SNOOZE to enable the
alarm. É appears.
2. The alarm sounds at the preset alarm time, becoming
progressively louder.
3. To snooze, press WEATHER/SNOOZE. The alarm
stops for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, the alarm
sounds again until you slide ALARM to OFF to turn it
off.
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n Notes:
• PM appears to indicate PM hours in alarm and clock
setting modes and disappears to indicate AM hours.
• The signal loss reminder beep does not sound while
listening to a NWS broadcast.
• The backlight is always on when operating with
AC power. When operating on battery power, the
backlight turns on only when you press a button.
• The signal strength indicator (Ê) shows the power of
the received signal. If the signal is lost and the signal
loss reminder is enabled, the radio emits a short
beep at 30 seconds, 1 minute, 1.5 minutes, and so
on up to 5 minute intervals. It then sounds every five
minutes until you press any key, or until a signal is
received. If you press a key to silence the reminder,
the reminder beeps will be terminated. If a strong
enough signal is detected for more than 10 minutes
and lost again, the reminder beep will start again at
30 seconds.
Care and Maintenance
• Keep the weather radio dry. If it gets wet, wipe it dry
immediately.
• Use and store the weather radio only in normal
temperature environments.
• Keep the weather radio away from dust and dirt, and
handle the weather radio gently and carefully.
• Modifying or tampering with the weather radio’s
internal components can cause a malfunction and
might invalidate its warranty. If your weather radio
is not performing as it should, take it to your local
RadioShack store for assistance.
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Specifications
Frequency Coverage (MHz):
Channel 1..............................................................................162.400
Channel 2..............................................................................162.425
Channel 3..............................................................................162.450
Channel 4..............................................................................162.475
Channel 5..............................................................................162.500
Channel 6..............................................................................162.525
Channel 7..............................................................................162.550
Receiving Sensitivity (at 12 dB SINAD)................................. 0.6µ V
Signal-to-Noise Ratio..............................................................40 dB
Audio Output Power:
Maximum..............................................................................250 mW
At 10% THD...........................................................................200mW
Channel Selectivity...................................................±25KHz, 40 dB
Power Supply..............................................6V DC 300mA Adapter
................................................................ DC 6V battery for backup
Antenna..................................................Telescoping Rod Antenna
Dimensions (HDW)..............1.4×4.6×5.5 in (35.1×117.5×140 mm)
Weight (no battery)...................................................... 8.8 oz (250g)
Specifications are subject to change and improvement without notice.
Actual product may vary from the images found in this document.
FCC Information
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B
digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to
provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and,
if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful
interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful
interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning
the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference
by one or more of the following measures:
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•Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
•Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
•Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
•Consult your local RadioShack store or an experienced radio/TV technician for
help.
If you cannot eliminate the interference, the FCC requires that you stop using your
equipment. Changes or modifications not expressly approved by RadioShack may
cause interference and void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the
following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2)
This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may
cause undesired operation
Product
Weather Radio Alarm Clock
Model
1200093
Responsible
Party
RadioShack
300 RadioShack Cir.
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Phone
817-415-3200
Limited Warranty
RadioShack warrants this product against defects in materials and workmanship
under normal use by the original purchaser for ninety (90) days after the date of
purchase from a RadioShack-owned store or an authorized RadioShack franchisee
or dealer. RADIOSHACK MAKES NO OTHER EXPRESS WARRANTIES.
This warranty does not cover: (a) damage or failure caused by or attributable to
abuse, misuse, failure to follow instructions, improper installation or maintenance,
alteration, accident, Acts of God (such as floods or lightning), or excess voltage
or current; (b) improper or incorrectly performed repairs by persons who are not a
RadioShack Authorized Service Facility; (c) consumables such as fuses or batteries;
(d) ordinary wear and tear or cosmetic damage; (e) transportation, shipping or
insurance costs; (f) costs of product removal, installation, set-up service, adjustment
or reinstallation; and (g) claims by persons other than the original purchaser.
Should a problem occur that is covered by this warranty, take the product and the
RadioShack sales receipt as proof of purchase date to any RadioShack store in
the U.S. RadioShack will, at its option, unless otherwise provided by law: (a) repair
the product without charge for parts and labor; (b) replace the product with the
same or a comparable product; or (c) refund the purchase price. All replaced parts
and products, and products on which a refund is made, become the property of
RadioShack. New or reconditioned parts and products may be used in the perfor-
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mance of warranty service. Repaired or replaced parts and products are warranted
for the remainder of the original warranty period. You will be charged for repair or
replacement of the product made after the expiration of the warranty period.
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NOT STATED IN THIS LIMITED WARRANTY. ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES THAT
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OR RESPONSIBILITY TO THE PURCHASER OF THE PRODUCT OR ANY OTHER
PERSON OR ENTITY WITH RESPECT TO ANY LIABILITY, LOSS OR DAMAGE
CAUSED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY BY USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE
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BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM INCONVENIENCE
AND ANY LOSS OF TIME, DATA, PROPERTY, REVENUE, OR PROFIT AND ANY
INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF
RADIOSHACK HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied waranty lasts or
the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above
limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal
rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. You may
contact RadioShack at:
RadioShack Customer Relations
300 RadioShack Circle, Fort Worth, TX 76102 04/08
www.RadioShack.com
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