Tune in sounds from around the world with 12 short wave bands. Also great reception for AM, FM, and TV. No need to worry about dead batteries: can be powered by batteries (two "D" size, not included), an 3 volt AC to DC adapter (not included), or a hand generator. Shoulder strap is included. The R3582 measures in at 7 1/2" Long x 1 1/2" wide x 4 3/8" tall.