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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Stationary Information Radio Systems

Travelers' Information Stations  |  Highway Advisory Radio  |  Emergency Advisory Radio Stations (TIS / EAR / HAR)
Portable & Fixed (3-5-mile range)
 
Red Rock Canyon installation

The Information Station AN2X Antenna (at left) atop the visitor center at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in NV.

 
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RadioSAFE 
RadioSAFE Systems
5 to 20+ Mile Radius Range

RadioSAFE Wide Area Emergency Radio Broadcast Systems provide enhanced signal coverage 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 similarly until required to ramp up to a signal radius of 20+ miles. Both systems utilize the HPR.0990 High Efficiency Antenna from a fixed location and require FCC special approval. StreamCASTing to portable devices and PC’s and flashing beacon signs to announce the signals are a few of the many options available.

 
ALERT AM System 
Fixed All-Purpose Radio Station
Coverage Area:  3 to 5 Mile Radius 

ALERT AM Emergency Stations are a tool emergency managers employ to reach their communities in times of crisis. Programming is managed on a local area network with National Weather Service warnings that interrupt automatically. ALERT AM systems also include an uninterruptible power supply and an audio processor for maximum range and intelligibility. Options include redundant USB-based audio management, live mic and live feed program capabilities. The StreamCASTing option allows programming to be simulcast to portable devices and PC’s and can include Alexa advisories. Flashing ALERT Signs may be added to advise motorists of message urgency. ALERT AM Stations are modular and may be upgraded at any time..

Information Station
The Information Station  
Fixed All-Purpose Radio Station
Coverage Area:  3 to 5 Mile Radius

The Information Station is streamlined for general fixed-location applications. Versions include “Information Station - IP” – operable via any network and the “Information Station - USB” – operable locally by flash drive. Options include hybrid USB and network-based audio control, simulcast streaming to portable devices and PC’s, flashing beacon signage to encourage motorists to tune in, UPS backup, outdoor electronics enclosure.

 
   
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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.