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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Fixed, Licensed Information Radio Stations
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“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
ALERT AM 
Fixed Emergency Advisory Radio System
Coverage Area:  3 to 5 Mile Radius
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
Wide Area Emergency Radio Broadcast System
Coverage Area: 5 to 20+ Mile Radius - Fixed
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  
Fixed All-Purpose Radio Station
Coverage Area:  3 to 5 Mile Radius
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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ITS.6000 
Fixed Highway Advisory Radio
Coverage Area:  3 to 5 Mile Radius
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.
   
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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.