HH50B Pocket Weather Alert Radio

Perfect to take on the go, the HH50 emergency weather radio automatically scans all NOAA weather channels and conveniently fits into your pocket or purse.

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7 Preset Weather Channels

Standby Mode with Alert Override automatically switches over to warn you of hazardous conditions

Alert Test Mode

Auto Scan for weather channel on start-up - makes finding your local weather channel easy

Telescopic Antenna provides crystal clear reception

Uses 3 AAA alkaline batteries (included)


What's in the box

  • Radio
  • Belt Clip
  • Wrist Strap
  • Owner’s Manual
  • 3 AAA Batteries

Product Support


Pocket Weather Alert Radio is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 8.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent coverage for backcountry weather Occasionally, I receive a product in exchange for an honest review. This is one of those products. I'm a Ranger for The Dyrt and I'm reviewing this through them for Midland. This is an amazing little piece of technology. It allows you to be disconnected from reality and technology while staying safe and alert. It comes with batteries, so you don't really have to worry about it. There is a wrist strap on it, an antenna and buttons that are so simple, you can't get it wrong. You turn it on, it scans the seven pre-set stations for one that comes in well, and reports back the weather to you for the area you are in. You can hit "re-scan" if it's not clear and try again. There is a volume up and down button and also an alert feature. If you are expecting weather, but don't know when, you can set it to "alert" mode, and it'll kick in if a weather bulletin/bad weather creates an alert for your area. The station gives rainfall for the area/cities in the area, temperatures, forecasts, etc. It's on a kind of loop that updates periodically. I love that this is something I can use, just in case. Came in very handy to give others on the trail the weather when they asked "is it going to rain". I could say "no" with a smiling face! We used this on the Appalachian Trail and I couldn't have been more pleased with how it performed. Can't wait to take it on another adventure!
Date published: 2018-05-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for the price and size! I got it on clearance at my local hardware store, but would gladly have paid full price. The reception isn't always great inside, though considering we're the most northwestern city in the US, it's more NWS's fault than anything. It is still easy to understand, works great, and the telescoping antenna is perfect and nostalgic. Overall, a very good piece of hardware.
Date published: 2018-11-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from quick tuning Works as advertised, small, good volume, clear voice. best of all the weather radios I ever owned.
Date published: 2018-09-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good weather radio Weather radio is functional, easy-to-use, and ideal for use in the car.
Date published: 2019-05-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pretty clear and loud for size Very much liked that it automatically scans for the correct weather band for our area. For its very small size it does pick up pretty well and we can understand it.
Date published: 2018-10-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it I am a storm spotter in Knoxville tn got it today everything comes in clear keep me up todate when I don't have my laptop with me
Date published: 2019-06-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great compact NOAA Radio I brought this two weeks ago and it helps me plan my day based on the weather.
Date published: 2019-07-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great weather forecast radio I bought this week ago it worked great in all places I need the weather to hear
Date published: 2019-12-23
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How much does the radio weigh w/o batteries & what are the dimensions of the radio itself? 

Asked by: Bigfoot
The radio dimensions are (d x w x h) 1" x 1.75" x 5.5". It is 9" tall with the antenna extended. The radio weighs 1.8oz without the batteries.
Answered by: Midland Radio Corporation
Date published: 2019-11-08

Does the radio have an input to allow power from an AC adapter?

Asked by: BillS
It does not. This is a battery powered unit only.
Answered by: Midland Support
Date published: 2019-06-05

does this model have SAME technology?

Asked by: snowy
It does not. What it does is search for the closest NWS transmitter in the area you are in. It is quite handy for travel.
Answered by: Midland Support
Date published: 2019-07-10

Would this radio pick up signal from inside steel storm shelter?

Asked by: SE_Gardener
It is difficult to say, as we no nothing about the area you are in (ie how near you are to a NOAA transmitter) or the structure itself. This radio will work if you are within 30 miles of a tower, but the signal may be blocked by the composition of the shelter. It is an inexpensive little radio that is incredibly helpful, so we would suggest you pick one up and test it out. If anything else, it will let you know when to head to your storm shelter!
Answered by: Midland Support
Date published: 2019-02-04

how long will batterys last on alert all time (average)

Asked by: dazy
Hello there, that is a hard question to answer since we cannot know how many times alerts will be sent out, or what batteries you are using. We suggest that you place the radio into Alert Mode when you know there is a chance for severe weather in your area. We would say if you leave it on Alert Mode without knowing anything else, you should still get up to 48 - 72 hours before the batteries are drained.
Answered by: Midland Support
Date published: 2019-08-22

Will this radio pick up/scan for Weatheradio Canada broadcasts as well?

Asked by: due north
Yes. The pocket radio will pick up/scan for weather broadcasts in Canada also.
Answered by: Midland Radio Corporation
Date published: 2019-05-04
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