C. Crane started in 1983 selling AM antennas. After starting to gain momentum selling mostly antennas and radio accessories, we received our first real technological challenge when customers starting asking for recommendations on the best radio. It was pretty easy to select the Sangean 803A as the first radio we offered to our customers. Tuning was precise and voice audio was sharper and more legible than most other radios on the market. With the Select-A-Tenna that we sold, it turned into one of the best radios made for reception. It was a little complex to use as a regular daily radio but it met many customer’s needs. We also carried the GE Super Radio which was much easier to use but lacked some of the functionality customer’s wanted and supply was erratic. It seemed that there wasn’t a good blend of features, performance and ease of use. Continue Reading
Category / AM Reception
There are few truly magical things in this world that are practically free.
This DIY AM antenna is best used outdoors but you can make it work inside by somehow re-routing the wires. It amplifies all weak AM signals, so a powerful local station might be heard over your entire AM radio dial.
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The CCRadio-EP Pro was built for my mother. I asked her one day if she was enjoying her CCRadioPlus digital radio I gave her (the predecessor to the CCRadio-2E). With a little prodding she looked at me in a way only a mother can and she said: “I don’t like all the buttons”. About six […]
We thought you might like to see what others are saying about the CC Pocket Radio. It’s one thing when we tell you what we think, but it’s a whole different story when customers and media give you their feedback. Below are a few highlights. Customer Reviews: The Ultimate Travel Radio This is a great […]
A true emergency is something like what happened recently in Oroville and Sacramento Valley area – where an emergency spillway that has never been used in the previous 48 years begins to fail. This failure threatened the lives and livelihood of over 150,000 people and resulted in forced evacuation. Everyone thinks, if they have a […]
C. Crane is celebrating the holidays with a silly Ugly Sweater Contest… who do you think should win?!
December 19th, 2016 Congratulations to D DePriest who won the final trivial question, Without looking it up… Name That Song! “Tis the season to be jolly” Answer… Deck the Halls! Thanks to everyone who participated in C. Crane’s 2016 12 Days of Giveaways!
December 16th, 2016: Congratulations to DK21, winner of the CC Pocket Radio Last Day’s Giveaway: C. Crane Radio of your choice! Excludes Aego Speaker Products. Today is you last chance to win! All you have to do is comment on today’s blog question. Today’s blog question: Without looking it up… Name That Song! “Tis the […]
December 15th, 2016: Congratulations to Mnatt Sisak, winner of the CC LED Spot XB Spotlight Today’s giveaway: CC Pocket Radio For a chance to win, all you have to do is comment on today’s blog question. Today’s blog question: What is the biggest gift failure you ever gave someone? The winner will be selected in […]