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.
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