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Severe Weather Alert – All Weather and Shortwave products on sale!

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With severe weather imminent, Radioworld wants to ensure that you are prepared to be informed and keep your family safe!

All Weather Radios, Weather Stations and Shortwave Radios


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Featured products;

Oregon Scientific WR601N 

Twenty-four hours a day, the portable Public Alert Monitor receives and displays NationalWR601N_lg Weather Services weather bulletins, alerts, watches, and forecasts, U.S. Emergency All Hazards bulletins, and local Emergency Alert System (EAS)bulletins and warnings. The automatic alert system triggers

the radio speaker and audible-visual alert for instant awareness of conditions affecting life and property. Featuring advanced S.A.M.E (Specific Area Message Encoding) technology, the radio can be programmed to receive information specific to your geographic area. When traveling, boating, hiking or working outdoors, the WR601 will always keep you informed.


  • Monitors U.S. Emergency All Hazards, and Emergency Alert System (EAS) weather bulletins, warnings, and forecasts
  • Receives all National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) reports, which provide all available emergency advisories on tornadoes, severe thunderstorms, floods, evacuations, civil danger warnings, and more
  • Flexible programming—select Specific Area Message Encoding (SAME) state or county codes to receive
  • broadcast from up to six different areas
  • Audio alarm sounds and visual alert signals shows when alerts are issued
  • Four levels of messages: Statement, Watch, Warning, and Test
  • Non-volatile memory function saves settings in the event of power loss

Sangean CL-100 S.A.M.E. Table-Top Weather Hazard ALERT with AM / FM Alarm Clock Radio

Sangean’s new compact Table-Top S.A.M.E. Weather Alert Radio is loaded with all the key features. The CL-100 is a Public Alert Certified weather radio and receives all NOAA reports, which informs people about severe weather advisories, monitors and warning conditions, civil emergencies, hazards, and evacuation details, so they can have more time to react before dangerous storms hits the area. When you’re in a tornado path, seconds can mean the difference between life and death and that’s when the Sangean CL-100 comes into play..



  • Certified Public Alert Radio.
  • Receives all 7 NOAA Weather Channels and Reports.
  • Warning / Watch / Advisory Lights for 3 Levels of Messages.
  • S.A.M.E. Broadcasts in up to 25 Different FIPS Location Codes.
  • Stores up to 20 Alert Messages and Sets Sleep Timer.
  • 5 Station Presets for each FM / AM Band.
  • Dual Daily Alarms with Snooze and Waking to AM / FM Radio or Buzzer Alarms.
  • LCD Dimmer and Contrast Control Adjustment.
  • I/O Socket: DC Power In, Stereo Earphone, AM External Antenna, FM / Weather External Antenna, Aux In, External Alert, Ground Terminal.
  • Four AA Batteries Operation and Battery Back-Up (Batteries not Included).


Eton ZoneGuard+ NOAA Weather Alert Radio System

  • AC or battery powered
  • Alarm Clock
  • Receives AM/FM Radio
  • Digital Tuner
  • Specific Area Message Encoding

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In style. This slim, sleek and super advanced weather alert radio will make sure you’re safe and sound and in the know. Beacons flash and warnings blare to keep you aware and informed.

In every room
The base station and two wireless modules will make sure you’re in the know throughout your home. Additional modules available for purchase as accessories (1).

Stay alert
With S.A.M.E. technology (specific area message encoding), just enter your S.A.M.E. county code and if there’s a warning, watch or advisory you’ll see it—with flashing red, orange or green lights—and hear about it, too. You can set up to 25 locations so you’ll be safe, wherever you are.

Listen up
Stay in tune and up to date with this AM/FM weather alert digital radio with LCD display and alarm clock.

Get powered up
Simply plug in the ZoneGuard+ base station using the AC adapter or, for emergency backup, pop in AA batteries. Wireless, battery powered modules can be placed anywhere (2).

1 Connect unlimited number of modules.
2 Range 164 ft (50m) feet away from Base Station.


Celestron 47009 – Weather Station


  • Temperature – displays indoor and outdoor in either F or C
  • Humidity – displays indoor and outdoor with built-in hygrometer
  • Weather Forecast – indication of current weather along with atmospheric pressure display with built-in barometer
  • Clock – digital quartz for accurate time
  • Calendar – displays month, day, day of week
  • Wind Speed and Direction – information received from supplied Anemometer
  • Wind Gust – average gusts and alarm function
  • Wind Chill – combination of temperature and wind speed and has alarm function
  • Ice Alert – alert when outside temperature falls to 39.2° F (4° C) or below
  • Heat Index – combines effects of temperature and humidity
  • Dew Point – measures saturation of the air to get condensation
  • Rain Measurement and History – obtained from supplied rain gauge
  • Alarm Clock – with snooze
  • 6AA Batteries Required for Receiver (user supplied)
  • 4AA Batteries Required for Sensors (user supplied)
  • Receiver Weight: 15 oz (425g)
  • Receiver Size:7.6″ x 1.1″ x 4.5″ (193mm x 28mm x 114mm)


Fall Hunting Sale – Oct 1 – Oct 31, 2012

Radioworld is pleased to announce the annual Fall Hunting Sale, beginning Monday, October 1, 2012 until Wednesday, October 31st, 2012.

We will be featuring NO TAX* on the following:

Bushnell products
Backroads GPS maps
Celestron binoculars, spotting scopes, and tracking products
Cobra GMRS radios
Delorme products
GSM products
Gerber Knives and Tools
Moultrie products
Plano cases
Spot 2 and Spot Connect Tracking products
StealthCam game cameras
Steiner binoculars
Streamlight flashlights and accessories
TopoNav mapping products
Tri-Tronics dog training products
Victorinox (Swiss Army) products
Walker’s Game Ear products

*(“No Tax” – A discount equivalent to the applicable tax will be applied to the pre-tax total)



Marine Binoculars: Specifically Designed For Marine Safety

I was speaking with a Transport Canada Official the other day and much to my surprise binoculars are not part of their mandatory safety program. From my experience a good set of marine grade binoculars only makes sense. How many times have you scanned the horizon looking for your next distant buoy or see something unusual in the distant waters?

Marine binoculars are designed to be waterproof, durable and fog free. Marine binoculars are generally 7 X 50 and the Bushnell marine version are nitrogen-purged and O-ring sealed. 7 X 50 are ideal for marine use because they give you the ideal magnification ‘7 – times closer’ and objective lens diameter ’50mm’ for viewing on the water. The 50mm diameter lenses are large enough to allow low light use (dawn or dusk navigation). During the day they are amazingly clear and bright.  These are the differentiating features that make these binoculars ideal for marine use.

If you are navigating on a course over a long distance, Bushnell,  Celestron and Steiner have compass models which allows the operator to take a bearing, fix or conduct a dead reckoning. A rangefinder component can also allow the operator to calculate distance if the height is known (from your GPS or raster chart) or calculate height if distance is known.

Some of the performance features one should be aware when purchasing marine binoculars are:

Features :

  • 3-Axis Digital Compass
  • prisms for bright, clear, crisp viewing
  • Fully Multi-coated optics for superior light transmission and brightness
  • 100% waterproof / fogproof
  • O-ring sealed and nitrogen-purged to keep out moisture
  • Highly resistant to saltwater corrosion
  • Non-slip, non-skid rubber armor cushions bumps and shock, prevents sliding and provides a firm grip when wet
  • Hermetically sealed
  • Fold-down eyecups

A couple of extra features I enjoy are the attached lens caps (never drop or lose them) and individual eyepiece focusing with diopter scale (self adjusting) for quick and accurate focusing. Remember binoculars are like eyeglasses and you should really come into the store and try them out. All three makes, Bushnell, Celestron and Steiner are excellent, reliable and trust-worthy brands.

So, I hope many of you will add a marine binocular to your safety equipment and use it for navigation and most of all to be aware of your surroundings.

Annual Holiday Sale on Now!!!

Radioworld has started its Annual Winter 2011 Sale today with Special Deals and Clearouts just in time for the Holidays!

Take a look at the online catalogue to get some great ideas and see these specials!

Some specials not to miss out on are:
– Receive a FREE Victorinox Swiss Army Knife with every Garmin GPS, Garmin
Chartplotter or Garmin Fishfinder purchase!
– Clearout Special  Prices on GoPro and Contour HD POV Cameras
– Deals on Ice Flashers, Metal Detectors, Marine and Shortwave Radios and more…. 

Take a look for yourself!!! 

Father’s Day sale June 10th untill June 18th, 2011

From June 10th until June 18th, 2011 Radioworld will be offering a NO TAX sale on many of your favourite items ( A discount equivalent to the tax will be applied to your invoice).
Look for deals on all Celestron, Clarion, Goal Zero, Monster Cable, Oregon Scientific, Sangean… We will also offer NO TAX discounts on all Flashlights, GMRS Radios, Internet Radios, Knives & Multi Tools and Metal detectors.

This sale is vaild on in stock inventory only, no special or backorders.



Annual Anniversary Sale

Here is our Anniversary Sales Flyer, all your favourite products on sale, plus no tax on accessories ( A discount equivalent to the tax will be applied to your invoice).

Be sure to join us for our BBQ lunch on May 28th, 2011.


Ham Radio Sales Flyer

Here is our annual Ham Radio Sales Flyer, all your favourite products on sale, plus no tax on accessories ( A discount equivalent to the tax will be applied to your invoice).

 Be sure to join us for our BBQ lunch on May 28th, 2011.

11th Anniversary Sale on NOW!

Radioworld just had its 12th Birthday and we are celebrating by hosting our Biggest Sale of the YEAR!  From May 16th –  May 31st, 2011, all of your favourite items are on SALE.

To make everyone even happier, we are continuing our NO TAX on Accessories promotion right to the end of the month.

(A discount equivalent to the tax value will be applied to the invoice at time of sale).

We are also hosting an Open House and FREE BBQ LUNCH on May 28th, 2011.   Drop in and visit anytime and have lunch on us from 11 am til 2pm!
Manufacturer Reps will be on hand to chat with! FREE Giveways and Raffle Draw too!


Great Selection, Great Prices and Great Service! 
Thanks for 12 GREAT YEARS!

Jack, Angelo and Friends at Radioworld

2011 Sportsmens Show is in the books….

WOAH…. What an event the 2011 Toronto Sportsmens Show turned out to be! The Fishing Hall was chock full of the best in fishing electronics and related accessories from Lowrance, Humminbird, Garmin, Icom, Standard Horizon, Vexilar, FishHawk, Navionics,  Marcum and more! MinnKota Trolling Motors and the new MinnKota Talon was another big hit and the prices at the Radioworld booth were something that was not to be missed!

The rest of the Fishing Hall was filled with the widest selection of fishing rods, lures, line, boats, motors, downriggers and all good things fishing, plus a huge selection of ATV’s and those world famous Triton Trailers (they are the best for sure). 

The Great Outdoors Seminar Stage was a HUGE HIT and featured the best in the industry talking to folks about fishing.
Bob Izumi was a big hit as always and shared some great stories with everyone. Bob was joined by friends Big Jim McLaughlin, Rocky Crawford and Radioworld ProStaffer Grant McAllister, all passing along fishing tips and techniquies to young and old all weekend long!

The Hunting Hall was also a big hit featuring some of the best Northern Wildlife exhibits I have ever seen.  Radioworld had a busy booth there as well, selling Game Cameras, Walkers Game Ear, Garmin GPS’s, Topo Software, Bushnell Binoculars, Spotting Scopes and Range Finders, SPOT Satellite Messengers, Swiss Army and Gerber knives and tools and some of the coolest solar power battery charging systems ever seen!

I have to thank the folks at Lowrance and Humminbird for assisting with an awesome ProStaff Team (Gerry Heels, Rick Weatherill – Lowrance)(Pete Bartonek – Humminbird) and my hats off to Team Humminbird and Team Garmin for a great showcase of products and ProStaffers at their corporate booths.

I also wanted to say thanks to a great show team. Bruce and Adam in the Hunting Hall, Lawren, Paul, Leo and Grant in the Fishing Hall…. You guys rock!

And to all my customers and friends… Thanks for making my weekend so enjoyable. I love my job…I love seeing all you people, laughing, telling stories and sharing lunches!

Jack Summers