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Evolution of the CCRadio- Survival of the Fittest

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Select-A-Tenna – AM Antenna

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

Public Radio Is Important

C. Crane recently exhibited at the Public Media Conference 2017 in beautiful San Francisco #PMDMC17 (Public Media Development and Marketing Conference). We previously exhibited in 2013. Once again we were blown away at the awareness these stations have in relation to their listeners. It’s much different than we see and experience in other environments where […]

Gift Guide for Dad

It’s almost that time again – Father’s Day! We have some ideas to help you score a big win in the gift category. The CC LED Spot XB Spotlight is great for any dad. We’ve had folks buy it for night time walking, camping, working under the house or to keep in the car. It’s bright, […]

Top Gift Picks for Mother’s Day 2017

Mother’s day is just around the corner and C. Crane is here to help you find a gift that will actually be used! CC Radio-EP – Bob Crane designed this radio for his Mom. It’s the easiest radio to use and has great reception and sound. CC Pocket – This radio is perfect for the […]

C. Crane 12 Days of Giveaways Winner

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!    

C. Crane 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 […]

C. Crane 12 Days of Giveaways

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 […]

C. Crane 12 Days of Giveaways

December 14th, 2016: Congratulations to Ruby, winner of the Senta Ally Bluetooth® Stereo Speaker Today’s giveaway: CC LED Spot XB Spotlight For a chance to win, all you have to do is comment on today’s blog question. Today’s blog question: What is your favorite holiday meal or food tradition? The winner will be selected in […]

12 Days of Giveaways

December 13th, 2016: Congratulations to Dave Minchella, winner of the Emergency Windup CC LED Lantern Today’s giveaway: Senta Ally Bluetooth® Stereo Speaker For a chance to win, all you have to do is comment on today’s blog question. Today’s blog question: Do you ever make gifts yourself? If so, what have you made? The winner […]

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