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March 2019 Visitor Info
Elk Have Antlers; Now Antenna Too
Information Radio Service for Elk Enthusiasts "Herd" on AM 1620 in Pennsylvania

Talking at the Top
North Carolina's First State Park to Install Information Radio Station near Mount Mitchell Peak – Highest in the Eastern US

January 2019 Emergency Management Issue
Can you hear me now?
High water convinces Texas safety officials to flood community with additional info radio signal.

Bainbridge Island, WA: Preparing for "But When"
How will this island community stay connected to 25,000 citizens when a major incidents severs power and compromises communications?

Shutdown Showdown Produces FCC Slowdown

FCC Determines that the Need to Post Has Passed

North Plainfield NJ residents Respond to Broadcasts about Radon Testing Kits.
Florida Fair

January 2019 Events Issue
Annual Hamvention Event Uses Radio Broadcasts to Counter Congestion
Amateurs used (of all things) radio to inform inbound event attendees.

"Just-in-Time" Info Stations Add Event Efficiency & Security
Special events and destinations using radio broadcasts to relay details and updates to visitors just as they arrive.

Safety: A Fair Question
Texas State Fair expands info radio service to protect guests.

December 2018 Issue
The "Old Fort" tells its story in a new way.
Adds "History Station" to Invite Visitation, Participation & Donations.

Lighthouse preservation requires information.
Point Reyes Station

Hoover's History Station
His history is a headliner on a heartland highway.

History Stations
Listen to sample broadcasts.

October 2018 Issue
Evacuation Stations Now on the Air
Gatlinburg and Sevier County Soberly Assess Options after Wildfire Devastation

"When it all goes down...
...Information Radio stays up."

IAEM Welcome!
Information Station Specialists to Exhibit at 66th Annual Conference

September 2018 Issue
A Streaming Success
North Plainfield Borough Sets Record for Radio Stream Listening

Gordon Grazes Florida
Blows by SW Florida Community Inundated by Irma

Opioid PSA's Available
Texas Emergency Management Agency to Air New Addiction Awareness Messages

It's Airtime
New Stations and Applications
Bill Tell

May 2018 Issue
WINKY Gets Thumbs-Up
Plans to Expand Its Emergency Service across the Hill

Hamvention Uses Info Radio Station to Counter Congestion
Amateurs used - of all things - radio to communicate with inbound event attendees.

Tsunami Tsurprise!
Test Text Transmitted in Error

Feb 2018 Issue
Layover Logistics
Flying Fowl a Frequent Favorite

Heading for the Hills
Weekend visitors flock to Ohio's Hocking Hills State Park causing overload concerns.

Quick Ones
Grand Canyon Info Station Shuts Down the Shut-Down Rumors
Bison Antenna Y'all!
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The USA's best known source for Emergency Advisory Radio Stations, Travelers' Information Stations, Highway Advisory Radio & related products/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.