I bought the Radio Shack Model 12-467 radio
on sale for 9.99 (usually 14.99, I hope this
wasn't a clearance), and it is a great deal.
--sensitivity is very good
--selectivity very good
--the sound is clear and loud on speaker
--and headphone sound is excellent, with
Compared to Sony's pocket radio (hailed below),
--the tuning isn't quite as smooth (but still good)
--not quite as sensitive
--a bit more noise-immune
--the headphone drive is proper!!
(drives mono signal across both left and right)
--the headphone level is workable
(has to have a headphone attenuator in the Sony)
--the power supply is slightly odd
(3xAA, instead of 2 AAs)
The build quality and solidness is up there
with the Sony. The size is almost the same
(a bit clunky for a shirt-pocket).
This is a great little radio, if you happen by
a Radio Shack.