Jan 2014: See how Information Radio is making its way deeper
and deeper into communities via Home Owner Associations,
Community Development Districts and other grassroots efforts
to help ensure that property owners have as much time and
pertinent information as possible to prepare for disasters
and stay in touch with local circumstances. Collaboration
with local governments on funding and FCC licensing not only
moves such projects forward but also builds community.
NOAA News Is Bad News
Jan 2014: New York's national weather radio station
disappeared, reappeared, then disappeared again – just in
time for a snow storm.
Wildlife Refuge Uses Special Radio Stations to Tell Stories
Nov 2013: Talk about talking non-stop! Savannah National
Wildlife Refuge is telling its unique story to visitors all
day long on its wildlife drive’s new “Audio Tour” through
the use of five low-power radio stations. Each station
describes for visitors what they are seeing – and in some
cases what they can’t see – as they look out their car
windows at key locations in the Refuge.
See why the Refuge
chose low power radio instead of the Internet to deliver
interpretive services to visitors. In the same newsletter,
read about frequency concerns in the New York City area and
ideas for the FCC on transmitter filtering.
Mount Rainier Becomes the First National
Park to Add Networked Information Radio
Sep 2013: It’s not news when a National Park boasts multiple
Information Radio Stations (TIS) that deliver special
messages to visitors in multiple locations. It is news,
however, when the broadcast messages on the radio stations
are seamlessly managed across a network, intended to inform
and advise visitors at five locations – including the Park’s
three main entrances.
See the story.
Fixed radio station with NOAA
'All-Hazard' warning interruptions targeted to your county;
multiple power and programming options, including GPS
synchronized (multiple) stations, battery backup, large
cabinet for flexibility. FCC-licensed. Range 25-75 square
miles. Used in combination with Flashing ALERT Signs.
Compact, hand-portable information radio
station that can roll to an incident by land, sea or air.
Housed in an easy-to-transport, high-impact,
weather-resistant case, RadioSTAT can operate from a fixed
location when not required in the field. Controlled via
flash drive or network. FCC-licensed. Range 25-75 square
miles. Used in combination with FASTrack Signs.
The Information Station
Fixed, information radio station for
general applications. Versions include “IP” – operable via
network/USB and “Classic” – operable voicemail-style via
telephone or local. FCC-licensed. Range 25-75 square miles.
Used in combination with Flashing ALERT Signs.
Portable Advisory Radio Station
Powered via solar power and controlled by
wireless means, this trailer-mounted radio station and
Changeable Message Sign (CMS) throws a full 25-to-75 square
mile signal (3 to 5 mile radius) to motorists. Special FCC
licensing allows both fixed and territorial licenses.
Available with or without CMS sign.
Highway Advisory Radio
Fixed highway advisory radio (HAR)
system. Standard features include 4-day operational battery
backup and targeted NOAA 'All-Hazard' warning interruption.
Optional GPS frequency stabilization, antenna mounting
styles, cabinets and program control. Flexible design to
meet DOT needs. FCC-licensed. Range 25-75 square miles.
License-free information station for
short-range, visitor, general and commercial applications.
Advisory Signs & Flashers
These signs can advise motorists of the
presence of information radio station signals and general
public safety information. Styles: Quick-erect, fixed
flashing beacon, fixed LED and portable changeable message
Portable Power Source
Pure sine-wave AC inverter plus high
capacity charger with hefty battery pack, all packaged in a
weather-resistant portable case. Charges at any standard
120VAC power outlet. Provides pure, clean, energy quietly.
Approved for indoor use. May be employed as a power source
for the RadioSTAT Portable Radio Station.