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Emergency Advisory Radio Stations and Signage

Travelers' Information Stations, Highway / Emergency Advisory Radio Stations (TIS / EAR / HAR)
Customer Review

“When all other critical infrastructure was lost intermittently due to strong power surges, we were able to rely on the [ALERT] AM Radio [station] to keep the community informed.”
Jackie Jenkins
Communications Coordinator
Montecito Fire Department, CA

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Licensed Radio Stations    
  ALERT AM
3 to 5 Mile Radius Range
A fixed-location radio system for public safety, emergency management and transportation. Includes automatic NOAA "all-hazard" warnings, IP-based programming with telco, transceiver or local redundancy; audio processor and UPS. Options: multi-station synchronization, battery backup, simulcast streaming, link to emergency notifications. A variety of antenna and cabinet choices..
 
 
RadioSAFE
5 to 20+ Mile Radius Range
RadioSAFE Systems provide enhanced signal coverage that can be critical in public safety applications and/or in a crisis. FCC permission is required by waiver or special emergency temporary authority for the various RadioSAFE systems to operate at their full coverage potentials. 

Information Station 
The Information Station
 3 to 5 Mile Radius Range
This is a streamlined information radio station for general fixed-location applications. Versions include “Information Station - IP” – operable via network/USB and “Information Station - Classic” – operable voicemail-style via teleco, transceiver or locally. 


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RadioSTAT
3 to 5 Mile Radius Range
Easy to deploy to incidents, this compact, transportable Information Radio Station can operate from a fixed location when not required in the field. Sharable with other communities. Electronics are housed in a light-weight, high-impact, weather-resistant case with carrying bags for portable antenna and accessories. Control via flashdrive or your network or wireless gateway. 

 EventCast electronics
EventCAST
3 to 5 Mile Radius Range
Rent an Information Radio Station for an event, for signal testing or as an interim solution while a permanent station is installed. Packages can include services: licensing, onsite setup assist and professional message recording.  
 
License-Free Radio Station Signage    

 InfOspot
Up to 1/2 Mile Range
Custom shorter-range, license-free radio station, tailored to needs. Can be fixed or portable and can include special audio systems, USB / internet connectivity, cabinets and antenna mounting styles. No license is required due to its FCC certification. Any content may be broadcast on any available AM frequency.  
Signs 
Advisory Signs & Flashers
Fixed + Portable | Changeable + Static | Flashing  
These indoor/outdoor signs can be used alone or to advise motorists or the presence of information radio station signals and general public safety information. Styles: quick-erect, fixed flashing beacon, fixed LED and portable changeable message signs. 
 
 
   
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PO Box 51, Zeeland, Michigan, USA, 49464-0051, Phone 616.772.2300, Fax 616.772.2966, Email Form

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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.