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On the two charts below, product features are delineated to show possibilities. Licensed information radio stations, each with a range of 25-75 square miles, have features for comparison listed in Chart 1. And advisory signage features are listed in Chart 2.
1.  Information Radio Station Features
Features  Product Features F i x e d P o r t a b l e
Info Station
Info Station
ALERT AM ITS.6000 VoiceStar RadioSTAT
Building-Oriented Operation    
Isolated Operation
1/2 Mile +            
3 to 5-Mile Radius per Station
Multi-Location Simulcast option option
AC 120 Volts
Rechargeable Battery Backup     option option  
Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) option option      
Local Mic Recording      
Live Mic Broadcasting  
Remote Phone Recording      
Playbacks via Flash Drives   option option
Audio Files via Ethernet Network   option option
Automatic National Weather Service 'All Hazard" Alerts for Counties Served    
Redundant Control by Two-Way Radio    
Streaming Broadcasts to Internet option option option option   option when in fixed location
Automatic Broadcasts of Compliant Emergency Notification System Alerts option option option option    
Audio Processor option option option   option when in fixed location
See our detailed chart of Audio Control Features for Each Info Radio System to see possibilities and which interest you most.  
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Info Station
ALERT AM ITS.6000 VoiceStar RadioSTAT
2.  Advisory Sign Features
Features Product Features FASTrack Quick-Erect Sign for Temporary Use Flashing ALERT Sign for Streets/Roads under 60 MPH FAS.6000 Flashing Beacons & Controller for New/Existing Highway Signs LIGHTNING CMS Ultra-Portable Changeable Message Sign for Indoors or Outdoors Stealth Black-Out LED Sign for Indoors or Outdoors
Sign Support option
Custom Messages  
Wireless Control    
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Common Applications Case Studies Installation, Testing, Training
Emergency Advisory Radio FAQs Professional Recordings
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The USA's best known source for Emergency Advisory Radio Stations, Travelers' Information Stations, Highway Advisory Radio and related technical services.

 Trademarks: 2X Signal Booster, ALERT AM Emergency Advisory Radio System, ANXX AM Radio Antenna, AP55 Digital Message Player, ENcast Emergency Notification Broadcast System, FAS6000 Flashing Beacons & Controller, FASTrack Quick-Erect Sign, Flashing ALERT Sign System, Free-Radiate On-Premise Radio Broadcast System, HearMoreInfo Internet Broadcasts, HPR0990 High Performance Antenna, i.A.M. Radio Transmitter, Information Station Specialists, InfoRadio Format, Information Station Classic, Information Station IP, InfOSpot License-Free Radio Station, IP8 Digital Message Player, IP76 Digital Message Player, ITS6000 Highway Advisory Radio Network, LIGHTNING LED Portable Changeable Message Sign, NX8R Digital Message Player, Potential Interference Notification Services (PINS), PowerPlane Flex  Factory-Assembled Groundplane, EventCAST Portable Information Radio Service, RadioSAFE Wide Area Emergency Broadcast System, RadioSTAT Portable Emergency Advisory Radio Station, Signal Measurement Radio Receiver, SpotCAST Internet Broadcast Service, Stealth Sign, StreamCAST Internet Broadcast Service, SS3000 Free-Standing AM Radio Antenna System with Tower, Stylized ISS Logo, SX200 Watt Meter, Talking House AM Radio Transmitter, TR6000 Transmitter Model HQ5.0, TR6000 Transmitter Model 15.73, VoiceStar Portable Highway Advisory Radio Station (with or without Changeable Message Sign), VP9000 Vertical Profile Antenna Support and Grounding System, Wireless Audio Link.

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.