It's an AM/FM radio with various weather channels... but that's not all.
It's a flashlight;
There aren't any batteries...
When it dies, you can charge it by the solar panel on top, or the hand crank on the back;
There are ports to charge your electronic devices, like phones and iPods...and anything with an adapter for the port;
We have them in each of our Go Bags (in our vehicles) and a couple for in the house.