Instant access to the weather. Automatic alert warns of hazardous conditions. 7 weather channels. Autoscans when turned on. Alert test mode to confirm it is working properly. Telescoping antenna. 162.400 - 162.550 MHz frequency band. Not public alert certified. 1050 Hz alert tone. Receives other emergency announcement such as: child abduction emergency (amber alert), nuclear power plant warning, biological hazard warning, civil emergency message, fire warning and landslide warning. 5.5 in height x 1.75 in width x 1 in depth. Uses 3 AAA alkaline batteries (not included). Comes with a radio belt clip, wrist strap and owner's manual.