The First Alert WX-268 is designed for use before, during and after emergencies by simultaneously monitoring broadcasts by both the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and NOAA Weather Radio (NWR). This radio includes new advanced features such as easy location programming (without FIPS codes). It has a built in 21 inch telescopic antenna plus an external antenna jack [F]. Power backup is via five alkaline AA cells (not provided). Includes 9V AC wall adapter. 5-1/2” (L) x 8-1/4” (W) x 1-3/4” (D).
Dual EAS and NWR receivers for round-the-clock emergency coverage.
AM/FM/Weather Band clock radio
AlwaysSet™ Radio Controlled Clock
Dual alarm setting
Includes new messages for 2004 such as AMBER ALERT and 911 Call Outage.
Meets new CEA-2009 standard for Public Alert™ devices.
Scrolling LCD text display of message information.
Easy to program using full text programming. FIPS codes are no longer needed when programming your location into the WX-268. Program the state and county to set your location.
Weather Band Channel and NOAA Location Codes
(Specific Area Message Encoding) technology to select the most accurate broadcast for your location.
Automatically sounds a loud alert siren when emergency conditions such as chemical spills, tornados, civil emergencies and more occur in your area.