The Sangean ATS-404 is clearly one of most attractive and capable radios ever offered at a very attractive price. Coverage includes AM (520-1710 kHz), FM and 14 shortwave bands, or in continuous mode from 2.3-26.1 MHz. Tune via the UP-DOWN buttons, automatic scan tuning, keypad entry or from the 45 memories. The 45 memories are divided into 18 shortwave, 18 FM and 9 on the AM band. You can even fill your AM and FM memories using the APS-Auto Preset System. This function fills the memories automatically based on signal strength. You can also scan the memories, in which case the radio will pause on each memory for 7 seconds.
The large LCD shows frequency or 12/24 hour clock-timer information. The alarm can wake you by radio or humane wake up buzzer. The humane wake buzzer will increase in volume every 15 seconds for one minute followed by 1 minute of silence and then repeats. There is also a 90-60-45-15 sleep timer and snooze function. Other features include: FM stereo to headphone jack, 9/10 kHz medium wave step, low-battery indicator, dial lock, dial lamp, dial lamp switch, stereo-mono switch, tune LED, flip-out tilt-stand and 6 VDC jack. Only 6.5” x 4” x 1.5” inches, weight 10 oz.