The 10 Best Jobsite Radios

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Best Jobsite Radio

Disclaimer: There are affiliate links in this post. This means that at no cost to you, I will receive a small commission if you purchase through my link. I will only ever promote the products and services that I trust and 100% recommend. You may read my full disclosure policy for more information. Thanks for supporting my business in this way.

For this post, I have put together a collection of the best jobsite radios currently available.

The following jobsite radios will help to make your workday fly by. These radios use durable and long-lasting components that will stand up to the rigors of the site.

So here is my list of The 10 Best Jobsite Radios.

Enjoy!


1. DEWALT DCR018 Compact Jobsite Radio

  • Small, lightweight, versatile, and portable radio for quick and convenient use on and off the jobsite.
  • Can be powered by 18V NiCad, 18V lithium-ion, 12V MAX, or 20V MAX DEWALT batteries, making it compatible with DEWALT's largest systems of batteries.
  • Powered by AC power when preferred, providing flexibility on the jobsite, and includes an integrated cord wrap for easy storage.
  • Features include a digital tuner, bright backlit LCD display with clock, and five AM/FM presets.
  • Built-in device storage box protects electronic devices from dust and debris and houses USB power and auxiliary ports.
  • USB-compatible devices can be charged via USB when the radio is plugged into a wall outlet, and the auxiliary port allows for connection to digital audio devices.
  • The 360-degree roll cage with hanging cut outs provides durability and versatility. 

2. DEWALT DCR015 Jobsite Radio

  • Dual-function tool provides quick and efficient lithium-ion battery charging, and a radio/MP3-plug-in function.
  • When plugged in, the charger/radio charges 12V MAX and 20V MAX DEWALT battery packs.
  • Runs on the same DEWALT batteries if no outlet is available.
  • Two AC outlets allow the radio to serve as a pass-through plug.
  • Full range woofers and tweeters, a class D amplifier offering improved sound and longer run-time, and weather resistant speakers.
  • Charging light bar to indicate charging status and a convenient high-visibility green LCD display.
  • Roll cage offers protection and durability with hanging loops that allow for easy carrying.
  • Weighs a very portable 13 pounds.

3. Bosch Bluetooth Jobsite Radio

  • Bluetooth technology to connect to the user's smart device (with a range of up to 150-feet) and stream Internet radio and stored music.
  • Portable, high-performance, weather-resistant entertainment system delivers 360 degree enriched stereo sound.
  • Four-way speakers and a subwoofer provide outstanding sound quality in all directions.
  • Durable, with an aluminum/rubber roll cage and a weather-resistant design.
  • The portable radio features a powered USB port.
  • The Bosch Power Box can be powered by Bosch 18-Volt Lithium-Ion batteries or plugging into a 120-Volt outlet.
  • Built-in battery charger will charge the user's Lithium-Ion batteries.
  • The PB360C also features four 120-Volt power outlets for connecting tools or other devices. 

4. DEWALT DC012 Jobsite Radio

  • Dual-Purpose Tool charges battery and functions as a radio.
  • While plugged in, the charger/radio is a one-hour charger for all 7.2- to 18-volt DEWALT battery packs.
  • Also runs off of the same 7.2 to 18-volt DEWALT batteries if no outlet is available.
  • Three-Stage Charging System for maximum run time and battery life.
  • To keep users working without interruption, the DC012 has a three-stage charging system that provides maximum run time and extends the overall life of the battery.
  • Power outlets offer more versatility for job-site power.
  • AM/FM Tuner with LCD and Maximum Bass and Range for Quality Sound.
  • The DC012 includes an AM/FM Digital Tuner with LCD display, built-in clock, and 15 station memory presets.
  • The high-efficiency, weather-resistant speakers with dual bass ports deliver maximum bass and range, so users enjoy high-quality sound, even on loud job sites.

5. Milwaukee M12 Jobsite Radio

  • The M12 radio is the first job site radio with an exclusive digital tuner.
  • Delivers highest reception accuracy and signal clarity for both AM and FM bands.
  • iPod and MP3 compatible.
  • M12 radio is equipped with premium weatherproof aluminum speakers.
  • Contains a weather sealed MP3 compartment.

6. DEWALT DCR006 Bluetooth Speaker

  • 12-Volt/20-Volt 4.0 Bluetooth Speaker.
  • Rugged and rechargeable speaker is specifically designed for life on the jobsite.
  • Compact size for improved portability and storage.
  • Up To 100ft range.
  • Rubber molded feet.

7. Bosch PB180 Jobsite Radio

  • 18-volt compact radio weighing 4.1 lbs.
  • Two 5-Watt high performance neodymium speakers.
  • Two days of run time when using a 4.0Ah battery.
  • External AUX port allowing connectivity to digital media players.
  • High strength shock-absorbing housing and handles.
  • 10 preset AM/FM stations.
  • AC/DC power compatibility.

8. Sangean LB-100 Compact Jobsite Radio

  • Suitable for both indoor and outdoor work.
  • Flexible pivoting antenna and digital PLL tuner for better reception.
  • AM/FM digital tuner with a large backlit LCD display to ensure excellent visibility.
  • Durable ABS plastic construction.
  • 5 easy touch memory presets for each of your favorite AM/FM stations.
  • Rugged design that resists water, dust and shock, perfect for outdoor job site conditions.
  • 5 inch water resistant speakers with high-quality full-range sound.

9. Makita XRM02W Jobsite Radio

  • Compact, durable, and compatible with iPod and MP3 players.
  • Delivers rich stereo sound from two powerful 3" side-firing speakers.
  • Runs up to 19 hours on a single charge of the 18V LXT Lithium-Ion 3.0Ah battery.
  • Can also be run with Makita 18V 2.0Ah and 4.0Ah batteries, as well as with the AC adapter.

10. Ridgid R84087 GEN5X Jobsite Radio

  • Control the radio remotely through the Ridgid radio app using Bluetooth wireless technology.
  • USB charging and aux in connection for charging your devices or smartphone on the jobsite.
  • MP3 player compatible.
  • Dual power supply powered by any Ridgid 18V battery or attached AC cord.
  • On-board phone and MP3 storage side compartment with integrated USB port.
  • Weather resistant protects radio from jobsite conditions.

I hope this list of the best jobsite radios was helpful.

If you think I left out one that is important or have a suggestion for a future article, let me know in the comments below.

Brandon Hubbard, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C