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® RadioShack.
Signal Strength Indicator
Bedside
Weatheradio®
12-260
Alarm Time
WEATHER/SNOOZe - Press
to start and stop the weather
broadcast or to enable the
alarm or snooze feature.
Clock Time
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• and 'Y- Press to adjust
the broadcast and alert
volume, or to set the channel
number, clock time, and alarm
time values.
SET - Hold for 2
seconds to enter function
setup mode and press to
confirm selections.
Step One
St p Two
Mounting the Weatheradio®
Connecting Power
You can place your Weatheradio® 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 Weatheradio®.
Your Weatheradio® uses the supplied 6V, 300 mA AC adapter for power.
You can also install four AA batteries (not supplied) for backup power if AC
power fails or is temporarily disconnected.
1. Use a pencil to mark the mounting,screw
locations 311 he-inch (94mm) 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 1;4
inch (6.5mm) from the wall.
3. Align the keyhole slots on the bottom of the
Weatheradio® with the screw heads, and
slide the radio down to secure it.
4. Extend the antenna upward.
AC Powar Connection
1. Insert the adapter's barrel plug
into the Weatheradio®'S
DC 6V jack.
DC 6V '
2. Plug the other end of the
adapter into a standard AC
outlet.
3. Route the adapter's cord
through the strain relief.
Strain Relief
Installing Backup 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.
What's Inci ded
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• Weatheradio®
• AC Adapter
•
Owner's Manual
The battery icon (~) shows battery
power. When all segments are lit, the
batteries have full power. The number of lit segments decrease as battery
ower decreases.
Step Three
Using the Weatheradio® for the First Time
When you turn on the Weatheradio® the first time, all LCD segments light for a few seconds, and the automatic channel search
begins. When an active channel is found,' appears. If no channels are detected, ~ flashes.
1. Connect the Weatheradio® to AC power and install the backup batteries.
2. Extend the Weatheradio®'s antenna;
3. Press WEATHER/SNOOZE to listen to the weather broadcast.
4. Repeatedly press. or T to adjust the broadcast volume to the desired level. VOL and the volume level (1 - 8) appear.
5. Press WEATHER/SNOOZE to turn off the broadcast.
6. Repeatedly press. or T to adjust the weather alert volume to the desired level. VOL and the volume level (1 - 8) appear.
Step Fo r
Function Setup
Function setup allows you to select a 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.
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
Set Channel
1. Hold down SET until you hear a beep. CH 1-7 (current channel
number) flashes.
3. Press SET. The clock hour digits flash.
2. Press SET to enable channel selection. NOAA appears.
5. Press SET to confirm. The minute digits flash.
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3. Press. or T to manually change the channel and turn on
broadcast audio. Or, hold down. or T to automatically
search for the strongest channel.
4. Press SET to confirm the selected channel number. The alarm
time flashes.
4. Press or hold down. or T to set the hour.
6. Press or hold down. or T to set the clock minutes.
7. Press SET to confirm.
el) and the current signal loss
reminder setting (On or OFF) appear.
5. Hold down SET to return to the normal display. Or, press SET
to set the alarm time (proceed to number 4 below).
8. Hold down SET to return to the normal display. Or, press
SET to enable or disable the signal loss reminder (proceed
to number 4 below).
Set the Alarm Time
1. Hold down SET until you hear a beep. CH 1-7 (current channel
number) flashes.
Enable/Disable the Signal Loss Reminder
1. Hold down SET until you hear a beep. CH 1-7 (current
channel number) flashes.
2. Press. once. The current alarm time flashes
2. Press. three times. The current setting (On orOFF) and
3. Press SET. The alarm hour digits flash.
4. Press or hold down. or T to set the alarm hour.
5. Press SET to confirm. The alarm minute digits flash.
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appear.
3. Press SET.
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flashes.
4. Press. or T to toggle between On and OFF.
6. Press or hold down. or T to set the alarm minutes.
5. Press SET to confirm. CH and the current channel number
flash.
7. Press SET to confirm. The clock time flashes.
6. Hold down SET to return to the normal display. Or, press
SET to return to channel setting mode.
8. Hold down SET to return to the normal display. Or, press SET
to set the clock time (proceed to number 4 in the next section).
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I)' BATIERY NOTES I)'
Dispose of old batteries promptly and properly.
Do not burn or bury batteries.
Use only fresh batteries of the required size and recommended type.
Do not mix old and new batterie~. different types of batteries. or rechargeable
batteries of diHerent capacities.
If you do not plan to use the Weatheradio@ for a month or more, remove the
batteries. Batteries leak chemicals that can damage electronic parts.
\1 NOTES \1
• PM appears for a PM hour in alarm and clock setting mode.
• The signal loss reminder beep does not sound when the NWS broadcast is on.
• 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.
Step Five
RF Signal Strength
The signal strength indicator ( j ) shows the level
of receiving 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 minute,
and so on till 5 minute intervals. It then: sounds
every five minutes until you press any key, or
until a signal is received.
If you press any key to silence the reminder, the
reminder beeps will be terminated. If a signal is
detected for more than 10 minutes and then lost
again, the reminder beep will regenerate.
Step Six
You can set the Weatheradio® to respond to an
NWS (NOAA) alert broadcast in two ways:
ON OFF
SNOOZE
ON OFF
ALERT
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 WEATHERI
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 then automatically
switches to the weather broadcast for five
minutes. Press WEATHER/SNOOZE to
switch from the alert tone to the broadcast
before the 10 seconds, or to stop the
broadcast before it automatically stops.
Step Seven
Enable/Disable the Alarm
1. Slide ALARM to ON or SNOOZE to enable
the alarm... appears.
2. The alarm sounds at the preset alarm time,
becoming progressively louder the longer it
sounds.
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.
FCC Information
FCC Declaration of Conformity
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.
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Proo uct:
Model:
Responsible Party:
Phone:
Bedside Weatheradio®
12-260
RadioShack
100 Throckmorton
Fort Worth, TX 76102
817-415-3200
The FCC Wants You to Know
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class Bdigital 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:
• 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 radiolTV technician for help.
If you cannot eliminate the interference, the FCC requires that you stop using your Weatheradio@
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by RadioShack may cause interference and void the user's authority to
operate the equipment.
Specifications
Frequency Coverage (MHz):
Channel 1
Channel2
Channel3
Channel4
,
Channel5
Channel6
Channel 7
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Receiving SensitiVity (at 12 dB SINAD)
Signal to Noise Ratio
Audio Output Power:
Maximum
At 10% THO
Channel Selectivity
Power Supply
. Antenna
Dimensions (HWD)
Weight (without battery)
,.,
"
162.400
162.425
162.450
162.475
162.500
162.525
162.550
0.3/1 V
40 dB
250 mW
200 mW
±25KHz, 40 dB
6 VDC 300mA Adapter
DC 6V battery for backup
Telescoping Rod Antenna
35. 1 x 117. 5 x 140 mm
250 g
Care
Keep the Weatheradio® dry; if it gets wet, wipe it dry immediately. Use
3.nd store the Weatheradio® only in normal temperature environments.
Handle the Weatheradio® carefully; do not drop it. Keep the
vVeatheradio® away from dust and dirt, and wipe it with a damp cloth
Jccasionally to keep it looking new.
If your Weatheradio® is not performing as it should, take it to your local
RadioShack store for assistance. To locate your nearest RadioShack,
Jse the store locator feature on RadioShack's website
[www.radioshack.com). or call 1-800~ The Shack (843-7422) and follow
the menu options. Modifying or tampering with the Weatheradio®'s
nternal components can cause a malfunction and might invalidate its
Narranty and void your FCC authorization to operate it.
Limited gO-Day Warranty
Ihis product is warranted by RadioShack against manufacturing defects in material and workmanship under
10rmal use for ninety (90) days Irom the date 01 purchase from RadioShack company-owned stores and
lUthorized RadioShack franchisees and dealers. EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN, RadioShack MAKES NO
,XPRESS WARRANTIES AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY
\ND FITNESS FOR APARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE DURATION OF THE
NRITTEN LIMITED WARRANTIES CONTAINED HEREIN. EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN, RadioShack
,HALL HAVE NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY TO CUSTOMER OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY
NITH RESPECT TO ANY LIABILITY, LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY BY USE
)R PERFORMANCE OF THE PRODUCT OR ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OF THIS WARRANTY,
NCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM INCONVENIENCE, LOSS OF
riME, DATA, PROPERTY, REVENUE, OR PROFIT OR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENIAL, OR
:ONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF RadioShack HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF
SUCH DAMAGES.
Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts or the exclusion or limitalion of
'ncidental or consequential damages, so the above limitatIOns or exclusions may not apply to you.
In the event of a product defect during the warran~J period, take the product and the RadioShack sales receipt
3S proof of purchasedate to any RadioShack store. RadioShack will, at its option, unless otherwise provided
oy law: (a) correct the defect by product repair without charge for parts and labor; (b) replace the product with
one of the same or similar design; or (cl refund the purchase price. All replaced parts and products, and
oroducts on which a refund is made, become the property of RadioShack. New or reconditioned parts and
oroducts may be used in the performance of warranty service. Repaired or replaced parts and products are
Narranted for the remainder of the original warranty period. You will be charged for repair or replacement of fhe
oroduct made after the expiration of the warranty period.
rhis warranty does not cover: (a) damage or lailure caused by or attributable to acts of God, abuse, accident,
nisuse, improper or abnormal usage, failure to follow instructions, improper installation or maintenance,
llteration, lightning or other incidence of excess voltage or current; (b) any repairs other than those provided
oya RadioShack Authorized Service Facility; (c) consumables such as fuses or batteries; (d) cosmetic
jamage; (e) transportation, shipping or insurance costs; or (f) costs of product removal, installation, sef-up
service adjustment or reinstallation
This warranty gives you specifiC legal rights, and you may also have other rlghls which vary from stale to state.
RadloShack Customer Relations, 300 RadioShack Circle, Fort Worth, TX 76102
2005. RadioShack Corporation.
I Rights Reserved.
ldioShack and RadioShack.com are trademarks
;ed by RadioShack Corporation.
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Printed in China
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