Founded in 1983, Information Station Specialists is the USA's best
known source for Information Radio Stations (TIS/HAR), advisory
the specialized services required to
transmit spoken messages to citizens − the only such source
providing products entirely made in America.
Take it inside or
outside. Use PowerSTAT to provide 120-volt AC
power indoors, where generators cannot run
safely. The weather resistant case allows for
outdoor operation as well.
Capacity is high. Power a computer, refrigeration equipment or
telecommunications gear for up to a day, or even
more, due to PowerSTAT’s robust 160-AH battery
pack and 1800-watt output. Runtime depends upon
the total wattage of the equipment that’s
plugged in. Add outboard batteries to multiply
You can't get a more quiet operation. PowerSTAT produces virtually no noise when it is
charging up or providing power.
Quick turnaround for
PowerSTAT recharges fully in about 10 hours at
any standard AC outlet (20A circuit). Much less
time is required, if the unit is only partially
discharged. This means you can shuttle multiple
units from powered to un-powered locations in an
emergency to maintain the operation of
Output is pure. Run microprocessor-based devices such as
computers and even sensitive medical equipment
on PowerSTAT’s pure sine-wave output. No fossil
fuels are utilized, so there is no exhaust or
Serves a variety of backup needs.
PowerSTAT can serve as an online power backup
for key equipment. Should AC power drop,
PowerSTAT kicks in instantly to maintain the
equipment’s operation. When AC power is
restored, PowerSTAT will charge its batteries
automatically to get ready for the next use.
The fuel is electricity.
PowerSTAT can function in emergencies when
electricity is available but fuels such as
gasoline or diesel are in short supply.
Quotes are easy to get.
Bill Baker (616.772.2300 x102) can provide a
formal quote. Lease-to-own programs are
available through Information Station Specialists. Illustrated instruction
manuals come with the product, and we offer
remote technical support for the life of the
Who Uses PowerSTAT
Various departments of public health and EMS
providers utilize PowerSTAT units to provide
clean, portable power or as a uninterruptable
power supply for vaccine refrigeration. Examples
are Health Departments in Middleborough (MA),
Bucks County (PA), Cattaraugus County (NY), as
well as the Alliance for Health Equity in
Inline power supply.
23" high by 28.25" wide
by 30.5" deep (doors on).
21" deep (doors off).
2 handles require 2
persons minimum to lift.
1 retractable tow handle
and wheels require one person to pull.
4 TSA latches each
Electrical Wattage/Amperage Output
Continuous 2.0kW/15A @
40° C max ambient.
Surge 4.5kW/37A for 5s.
Wattage/Amperage Input When Charging &
When Idle (no load)
US Patents: PowerPlane Flex Factory-Assembled Groundplane (5,495,261),
Vertical Profile Antenna System (7,027,008).
Trademarks: 2XTM Signal
Booster, ALERT AMTM
Emergency Advisory Radio System, AP55TM
Digital Message Player, ENcastTM
Emergency Notification Broadcast System, FAS6000TM
Flashing Beacons & Controller, FASTrackTM
Quick-Erect Sign, Flashing ALERTTM
Sign System, HearMoreInfoSM
Internet Broadcasts, Information Station Specialists, InfoRadioTM
Format, Information Station ClassicTM,
Information Station IPTM,
Radio Station, IP8TM Digital
Message Player, IP76TM
Digital Message Player, ITS6000TM
Highway Advisory Radio Network, LIGHTNINGTM
LED Portable Changeable Message Sign, NX8RTM
Digital Message Player, OP2200TM
On-Premise Radio Broadcast System, Potential Interference Notification
ServicesTM (PINS), Power
Loss Notification ModuleTM,
Factory-Assembled Groundplane, PowerSTATTM
Portable Power Source, evINFOSM
Portable Information Radio Service, RadioSTATTM
Portable Emergency Advisory Radio Station, RoadRunnR®
Portable Highway Advisory Radio Station, Signal Measurement RadioTM
Internet Broadcast Service, StealthTM
Sign, StreamCastSM Internet
Broadcast Service, Stylized ISS LogoTM,
SX200TM Wattmeter, TR6000
Vertical Profile Antenna System, VoiceStarTM
Portable Highway Advisory Radio Station (with our without Changeable
Message Sign), Wireless Audio LinkTM.
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, wattmeter, 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.