Yes, the radio works well (AM and FM). Of course, no tv signal.
Question: What the heck do I do with this thing now? Turn it on and tell the kids to count the moving dots? *sarcasm* LOL
Okay, here's a serious question: This little tv sits on the shelf for months-on-end without being used. BUT!......when the tornado siren in town comes on during a tornado warning and I grab all the kids and run down to the tornado shelter, I really NEED this little tv (that's why I bought it). With it, I can see the weather reports on the local channels and know where the most severe weather is in my county.
Should I buy one of those little digital convertor boxes and keep it hooked-up to this tv permanently in the tornado shelter? All I have right now is DirecTV, which is ABSOLUTE CRAP (useless) in a storm, since the storm clouds block the satelite signal to all the local weather reports.
Oops! I don't mean to make it sound like DirecTV isn't good. It's great 99.9999999% of the time. Just not when there is heavy cloud cover.
The other question is: Can I even hook-up one of the convertor boxes to a plain tv like this in an area of the house that is un-used, with the exception of about 1-2 hours a year?