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 radio solutions for emergencies and events, multi-station synchronization, networked content delivery, streamed simulcasts, high performance antennas and a variety of license-free radio solutions. Quick-erect, remotely controlled road signs with the latest LED technology and the Severe Storm Detector 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; or call 616.772.2300 9am to 5pm Eastern. 
 
 
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Licensed Information Radio Stations *

10-watt radio stations, licensed by the FCC, for use by government agencies for emergencies and other public services. Noncommercial voice message content. Rental available for events and signal testing. Packages can include wrap-around services: licensing, installation, training and message recording. Customizable, license-free stations for use by individuals and educational institutions. Can include commercial content.
RadioSAFE Wide Area Emergency Radio Broadcast Systems *

RadioSAFE Wide Area Emergency Radio Broadcast Systems provide enhanced signal coverage granted by the FCC that can be critical in public emergencies. RadioSAFE System RSF:10X operates at 10 watts with waivered field intensity limits that produce a 7-10-mile radius range. System RSF:500.10X operates the same until required to ramp up to a signal radius of 20+ miles with FCC special approval. Both systems utilize the HPR.0990 High Efficiency Antenna from a fixed location. RadioSAFE systems may be grouped and synchronized to cover jurisdictions; may include automatic targeted National Weather Service all-hazards broadcasts. Flashing beacon signs to announce the signals are one of many options available.
License-Free Radio Stations

Stations 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.
Portable Information Radio Stations

Licensed and license-free Information Radio Stations that can operate fixed-location or be deployed to needed locations.
EventCAST Rental Radio Stations

Information Radio Station rentals for an event, 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.
Advisory Signage

An array of sign solutions to announce the presence of a radio signal or to convey vitually any information to the public.
  Severe Storm Detector

This NASA-proven device monitors the atmosphere directly for violent weather, issuing an early warning before it approaches. Siren / strobe triggers when tornados and severe storms are detected by its internal microprocessor. Works anywhere, 24/7, with no services required. 8-hour battery backup. Power adapter available for vehicles.
       AMReady Broadcast Products

Components and services for licensed AM radio broadcast stations. Quick-deploy antennas, accessories, groundplanes, transmitters, custom kits and rental radio station equipment to help keep AM stations on the air during emergencies.
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PO Box 51, Zeeland, Michigan, USA, 49464-0051, Phone 616.772.2300, Fax 616.772.2966, Email Form

The USA's go-to source for information radio station equipment, related products and technical 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