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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ALERT AM 
A fixed-location radio system for public safety, emergency management and transportation. Includes automatic NOAA "all-hazard" warnings, IP-based programming with telco redundancy; audio processor. Options: multi-station synchronization, battery backup, simulcast streaming, link to emergency notifications. A variety of antenna and cabinet choices..

Information Station 
The Information Station  
This is an information radio station for general fixed-location applications. Versions include “IP” – operable via network/USB and “Classic” – operable voicemail-style via telephone or local. 

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ITS6000 
This fixed Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) system features a 4-day operational battery backup, targeted NOAA "All-Hazard" warning interruptions and a pad-mounted outdoor cabinet. Optional GPS frequency synchronization for multiple stations. Flexible design to meet the needs of departments of transportation.
Flashing ALERT Sign
Wireless-controlled, solar-powered beacon signs may be triggered remotely to advise motorists to tune to a special radio signal for information or to take a specific action in any public safety situation. For roads with speed limits less than 55 MPH. Custom sign panel with embedded beacons is included.
FASTrack Quick-Erect Signn
FHWA/NFPA-approved for use at emergency scenes, FASTrack signs are portable and quick to assemble. The sign and stand stow together as a unit. FASTrack signs come with custom sign text and optional text overlays.   




Portable Changeable Message Sign with or without Radio Station
For emergency managers and transportation officials. VoiceStar is powered via the sun and controlled via wireless, this trailer-mounted radio station plus Changeable Message Sign (CMS) throws a full 3 to 5 mile radius signal to motorists. Special FCC licensing allows both fixed and portable operation. Also available with sign or radio station only. 


Stealth Black-Out LED Sign
Invisible when not activated; invaluable in an emergency. Trigger Stealth sign’s preprogrammed messages to instantly notify and inform.
   
   
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The USA's best known source for 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.