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Features Information Station ITS icon VoiceStar icon RadioSTAT icon
Information Station ALERT AM RadioSAFE ITS.6000 VoiceStar RadioSTAT
Classic IP          
antenna              
Building-Oriented Operation    
Isolated Operation  
coverage area              
1/2 Mile +              
3 to 5-Mile Radius per Station option
3 to 20+ Mile Radius per Station     option option      
Multi-Location Simulcast     option   option    
power              
AC 120 Volts
Solar custom custom custom   custom custom
Rechargeable Battery Backup     option   option  
Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) option option option      
audio *              
Local Mic Recording      
Live Mic Broadcasting    
Remote Phone Recording        
Playbacks via Flash Drives   option option option
Audio Files via Ethernet   option option option
Automatic National Weather Service All Hazard Alerts for Counties Targeted     option    
Redundant Control by 2-Way Radio    
Streamed Broadcasts to the Internet option option option option option   option when fixed location
Automatic Broadcasts of Compliant Emergency Notification System Alerts option option option option option    
Audio Processor option option option   option when fixed location
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Advisory Sign Products


Signage
FEATURES ** FASTrack Flashing ALERT FAS.6000 VoiceStar T331 LIGHTNING Stealth
Sign Support       option  
Custom Messages  
Portable      
Wireless Control  
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PO Box 51, Zeeland, Michigan, USA, 49464-0051, Phone 616.772.2300, Fax 616.772.2966, Email Form

The USA's best known source for Emergency Advisory Radio Stations, Travelers' Information Stations, Highway Advisory Radio and related technical 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.