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Enhance event visibility, sponsorships, public information and safety. EventCAST portable radio stations are available nationwide for rental.
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February 2020
Information distributed via the radio was PERFECT! Highly recommended!! The voice- overs were outstanding!... I cannot thank you enough for the service you provided this year!
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An EventCAST PR portable antenna (installed temporarily on a building roof) broadcasts parking information in downtown Omaha for the annual College Men's World Series.

EventCAST Radio Stations can broadcast a variety of content to motorists in vehicles who are on roadways and parking lots in proximity to the radio service. Common applications: public safety information; event information (live or prerecorded); system quality and range evaluation.

Choose from two system styles:

EventCAST LIVE is for live broadcasting. EventCAST LIVE commonly is connected to a PA system and / or mixer to extend audio programming into automobile radios in the vicinity.

EventCAST PR is a self-contained system that adds an onboard audio system to repeat audio files created in advance and sometimes on-the-fly during the event. HEAR AN EXAMPLE recorded at Orlando's Hamcation Amateur Radio Convention, February 2020.
 





Applications:

Government agencies, school districts and parks can license the systems for noncommercial information broadcasting over a 3-5 mile coverage radius. Common applications include emergency health or safety information; traffic / parking / construction advisories; signal range or quality evaluation.

Educational Institutions (schools, churches and nonprofit groups with an educational charter) can broadcast on property without a license under FCC Rules Part 15.221. Common applications include church services, school graduations and events; park and recreation department events. 
Sampling

Examples of social distancing with radio at schools:  "Pop-Up 'Graduation Stations' Make Safe Ceremonies Possible," The Source, June 2020.

More operators of EventCAST LIVE include . . .

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Dallas Baptist College, Dallas, TX.
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Saddleback Church, Lake Forest, CA.
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University of South Carolina, Aiken, SC.

And these organizations use EventCAST PR:

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   Just-in-Time Visitor Information
2   South Florida Fair Takes Security Seriously
3   State Fair of Texas
4   Also . . .
  • Bainbridge Island, WA.
  • Bethel Woods Amphitheater-Woodstock Museum, Bethel, NY.
  • Durham Fair, Durham, CT.
  • Grand Canyon National Park, Tusayan, AZ.
  • Hamcation & Hamvention, FL & OH.
  • Kentucky State Fair. Louisville, KY.
  • Long Beach Grand Prix. Long Beach, CA.
  • Mayflower II Anniversary Celebration, Plymouth, MA.
  • Music Festivals (“Country Fever” and B93 Birthday Bash).
  • Natural Resources Department, Hocking Hills State Park, OH.
  • Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
  • PGA Golf Tournaments (The Players Championship, US Open).
  • Point Reyes National Seashore, CA.
  • Portland, OR.
  • San Diego County Fair, Del Mar, CA.
  • South Carolina State Fair. Columbia, SC.
  • Trade Shows (Farm Progress Show, Decatur, IL).
  • Transportation Corridor Agencies, Orange County, CA.
  • Washington State Department of Transportation.
  • World Agricultural Expo, Tulare, CA.
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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.