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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The Top 10 TIS Improvements for 2022
From tape players and crystals to LANs, USBs and streams, Information Radio Stations have grown up with technology.  Learn the top upgrades station operators make today.   
Wildfire Fighters
"Get Out Now!"
California community utilizes the latest Information Radio and StreamCAST technology to keep residents informed during recent Mosquito Fire evacuation.
Mac Bridge Annual Walk 
"Mighty Mac" Celebrates 35 Years of Information Radio
Bridge Authority celebrates 35 years of operating dual Info Radio Stations on the Straits of Mackinac.
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Fireman Erik Olson  Information Radio Stations

These licensed, 10-watt radio stations are for use by government agencies in emergencies, for visitor information and travel-related services. Noncommercial voice message content. Packages can include wrap-around services: licensing, installation, training and message recording.
RadioSAFE covers more  RadioSAFE Wide Area Emergency Radio Broadcast Systems

RadioSAFE Systems provide enhanced signal coverage that can be critical in public emergencies. The Systems utilize the HPR.0990 High Efficiency Antenna from a fixed location, and with special authority from the FCC, can blanket more square miles than conventional Information Stations.
Portable Information Radio Stations

Information Radio Stations that can operate fixed-location or be deployed as required. Licensed and license-free versions are available.
License-Free Radio Stations

Customizable, license-free radio stations for use by anyone, including agencies, nonprofits, individuals and educational institutions. Can include music and commercial content.
EventCAST Rental Radio Stations

Information Radio Station rentals for an event, emergency, 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 virtually any information to the public.
 TIS Transmitters & More  AMReady Broadcast Components

Products 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.
 630M Antenna  The Lowdown 630 Meter Antenna for Amateur Radio

An antenna that offers amateur radio enthusiasts a convenient way to communicate on 630 meters.
Severe Storm Detector Personal Safety Device

For public safety agencies: the Severe Storm Detector is a NASA-proven device that monitors the atmosphere directly for violent weather, issuing an early warning before it approaches. Siren / strobe triggers when tornados and severe storms are detected.
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Information Radio Station is a generic term synonymous with Travelers Information Station (TIS), Highway Advisory Radio (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.


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