Need radio for cubicle at office

pamghattenAugust 6, 2007

I'm looking for a radio for my cubicle at work. I have a cheap clock/alarm/radio that is having trouble keeping reception. There is a lot of interference around, and other radios.

Any advise on a radio ... not interested in an iPod or something I would download to, like a radio as background noise. As well as traffic & weather reports.

And no, I can't listen through my computer, the company has blocked that.

Any recommendations? Thanks

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jdbillp

Tivoli Audio makes a nice radio that is known for great reception.

The Model One is mono sound, the Model Two is the stereo version with an extension speaker.

Here is a link that might be useful: Tivoli Audio

    Bookmark   August 7, 2007 at 8:07AM
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pamghatten

Thanks, looks like a good radio. I had hoped to spend less than that, but will keep that in mind.

    Bookmark   August 7, 2007 at 12:35PM
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jdbillp

Check out your local Target store. They sold Tivoli last Christmas and my local store had some on clearance recently.

    Bookmark   August 7, 2007 at 9:21PM
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steve_o

GE's RCA's Lenovo's "GE SuperRadio" has had a long-time reputation for the ability to snatch the smallest signal out of the air. Here's a link to it at Amazon; $55 might be more in keeping with your budget.

Here is a link that might be useful: SuperRadio

    Bookmark   August 8, 2007 at 6:15AM
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tobr24u

Reception may be a problem with any and all. Tivoli is good but costly and is NOT digital (you must hand tune all stations). I would recommend a radio with presets and a remote so you can zap from station and AM to FM. Try whatever you can find and your budget affords; just make sure they have a good return policy where you buy it...

    Bookmark   August 8, 2007 at 10:10AM
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pamghatten

Thanks all, I thought I'd try steve o's recommendation. I found it cheaper at ikitchen.com. I'll let you know how that works out.

    Bookmark   August 8, 2007 at 10:17AM
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jdbillp

That radio that steve o recommended is also a nice radio.

    Bookmark   August 8, 2007 at 5:57PM
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pamghatten

Hi All,

The Super Radio is great! No problems with reception at all in my cube. I no longer have to move the radio around my cube as neighbors come and go during the day! YEAH!

Thanks steve o!

    Bookmark   August 28, 2007 at 1:44PM
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steve_o

Thanks for the followup!

    Bookmark   August 30, 2007 at 7:58AM
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