Information Station Specialists is the best known source of travelers information stations, highway advisory radio, advisory signs and services needed to reach motorists with public service information. Learn more about Information Station Specialists.
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Since our founding in 1983, we have become the go-to source for exclusive radio and signage products utilized by governmental agencies, educational institutions, nonprofit groups, broadcasters, businesses and individuals.

A provider of fixed Travelers' Information / Highway Advisory Radio Stations since their inception, our offerings now include portable stations for emergencies and events, multi-station synchronization, networked content delivery, streamed simulcasts, automatic interfaces and a variety of license-free radio solutions. Quick erect, remotely-controlled road signs with the latest LED technology round out our product line. We offer a full range of services, including lifetime support for every system. The result is a tailored communication solution that fits your application perfectly. Email us anytime at info@theRADIOsource.com; or call 616.772.2300 9am to 5pm Eastern.
 
 
Innovations in Mitigation

Emergency managers are coming at old challenges, such as traffic control and special events, in new ways in an effort to minimize trouble before it happens. See examples in the June 2019 issue of The Source information radio newsletter.

Range Extender Outdoor Antenna and Tuner RE2.5


This newly designed device boosts range 2500 feet on license-free stations (used for events, tourism, businesses, schools, hobbys and more). Get an introductory discount of 15% and 15% off the transmitter too, when bundled with Range Extender. See specifics.
Information Radio Stations
Fixed + Portable  -  Range up to 5 Miles per Station (25-75 square miles)

Licensed, 10-watt radio stations for use by government agencies and emergency medical providers. Noncommercial voice message content. Rental available for events and signal testing. Packages can include wrap-around services: licensing, installation, training and message recording.
License-Free Stations
Fixed -  Range up to 1/2 Mile

No license is required. Certified for FCC Part 15 applications. Range varies by station type. Broadcast content can include music and commercials in addition to public service and safety information.
Advisory Signs
Fixed + Portable - Changeable, Flashing & Static

An array of sign solutions to announce the presence of a radio signal or to convey virtually any information to motorists or pedestrians.
  AM Broadcast Products

Components for licensed AM radio broadcast stations.  
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Common Applications Case Studies Installation, Testing, Training
Emergency Advisory Radio FAQs Professional Recordings
Features Compared FCC-Permitted Broadcasts Rentals
Highway Advisory Radio Glossary of Radio Termis Streaming
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PO Box 51, Zeeland, Michigan, USA, 49464-0051, Phone 616.772.2300, Fax 616.772.2966, Email info@theRADIOsource.com

The USA's best known source for Emergency Advisory Radio Stations, Travelers' Information Stations, Highway Advisory Radio & related products/services.


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Information Radio Stations is a generic term synonymous with Travelers Information Stations (TIS), Highway Advisory Radio Stations (HAR) / Highway Information Systems & Low Power Radio Stations (LPR). Operation of the stations is governed by FCC Part 90.242 Rules. A FCC license is required. Information Radio Stations may be fixed or portable. Subcomponents may include transmitter, antenna and ground system, digital voice player, wateter, cabinet with conventional or Corbin locks, lightning arrestors for RF, power and telephone lines, coaxial cable. Most stations employ black maximized antennas to discourage ice accumulation and security measures to prevent unauthorized program access. Options include synchronization, battery backup, solar power, remote programming by local, network or telco, multi-station audio distribution via RF or LAN / WAN or wireless network.