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Savannah National Wildlife Refuge Uses InfOspot
Federal Agency Use
Click here to see why the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge chose InfOspot instead of the Internet to deliver interpretive services to visitors.
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Airport Use
Click here to see a real-time interpretation story about how the Gerald R Ford International Airport uses information radio to share pilot-ground communications. 
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InfOspot Stations Used in Conjunction with Billboards
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Billboard Use
InfOspot in New York City: CBS Outdoor proposed InfOspot transmitters on two different billboards. The one pictured above (click thumbnail to view) is at the exit to the Midtown Tunnel, where traffic sits and moves slowly enough for people in vehicles to tune into what Prudential Insurance will want to tell them via radio.
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Zane Grey Museum Travelers Information Station
See how the Zane Gray House uses InfOspot.









InfOspot License-Free Radio Station

Custom Professional Packages

 

Introducing the first professional, license-free radio station available for government, nonprofit and individual applications. InfOspot is the most affordable solution for local area broadcasting, offering the widest latitude in frequency flexibility, audio quality, broadcast content and programming convenience.

Designed to operate under FCC Part 15 Rules, InfOspot is capable of up to 100 milliwatts of power, yielding a range of up to 1/2 mile even when mounted at a modest height of 20 feet above ground. The InfOspot System offers unprecedented flexibility and affordability when compared to higher powered, licensed systems:
  • No FCC license is required. It is certified under FCC Rules Part 15.219.No FCC license is required.
  • Any program content may be broadcast, including information, music or commercials.*
  • Any AM frequency 520-1700 kHz may be utilized.*
  • InfOspot Systems utilize the most trusted, time tested Part 15 Transmitter – the Talking House TH5 - to generate the broadcast signal.
  • The system’s Range Extender Outdoor Antenna and Tuner may be mounted at any height above the ground, due to the exclusive coaxial Transmitter-to-Antenna linkage.
(*) FCC rules do not allow the broadcast of objectionable content or the use of a frequency that causes interference to other radio stations.
InfOspot Packages are Customized to Your Needs

The Basic InfOspot System

Includes the TH5 Transmitter with its internal, 2-message Digital Audio Player, Range Extender Outdoor Antenna and Tuner with mount, and 25’ of RG6 coaxial cable.

InfOspot Add-On's

Audio Upgrades
  • Dynamic Hand Microphone for higher quality recordings on the transmitter’s internal digital audio player.
  • Audio Enhancement. The i A.M. Radio option maximizes the TH5 Transmitter's dynamic range and modulation levels for an even louder and more natural sound.
  • External Digital Audio Player allows operation via USB/Flash drive for highest quality and convenience.
  • Network Connectivity. Add LAN/WAN connectivity to the external digital audio player for remote control.
  • Wireless Uploads allows audio uploads via wireless gateway.
  • Audio Management Software for message creation, processing and for upload to one or multiple stations via network/wireless.
System Upgrades
  • Indoor/Outdoor Cabinet to house transmitter and audio components. Includes 19” rack rails.
  • Antenna Stand for flat roof installations with no penetrations. Includes mast, frame and pads.
  • Additional Coaxial Cable available in various standard lengths.
Plan Your Station
Contact us to plan your station's configuration and to obtain a quote. Our contact info is at the bottom of every webpage on our site.
Putting You on the Spot
InfOspot technology is in use today by . . .
  • Outdoor Recreation for interpretation and visitor information at parks and recreation areas.
  • Historical Sites and Societies to tell visitors about area history and interpretation of sites and buildings.
  • Churches for parking and patron information, schedules of programs and events, drive-in services.
  • Industry/Military to get critical information to visitors or truckers at loading docks, facility gates, weigh stations or check points.
  • US Borders and Highway Checkpoints to speak to motorists about regulations and procedures.
  • Hospitals and Public Health to broadcast updates on health status, procedures and patron information.
  • Tourism Industry at visitor centers to broadcast information on current events and attractions.
  • Departments of Transportation at rest areas, toll collection areas and weigh stations.
  • Outdoor Advertising in association with billboards along highways and in cities.
  • Real Estate to speak with prospective buyers about properties 24 hours a day.
  • Theaters to announce show times and to promote upcoming attractions.
  • Auto Dealers to speak to shoppers in their lots when sales representatives are not present.
  • Banks, Pharmacies and Restaurants to promote specials to patrons in drive-thrus.
  • Microbroadcasters to provide radio formats to specialized listening audiences.
Purchasing
Sole Source. We frequently are the only source for the products and services we offer and can send you support letters to affirm that for your purchasing documentation.

HGACBuy. If you are a state or local government agency anywhere in the US and you are a HGACBuy cooperative member - or want to join as an end user - you can purchase our products without the necessity of going out to bid. Membership is free to villages, towns, cities, townships, counties, state agencies, departments, authorities, districts, councils or nonprofits doing work for such entities. Here's how to join.

Competitive Process. If you must seek competitive bids or quotes, we can supply specifications (in text form) so you can easily integrate them into bid documents.

Purchases by governmental entities can be made by purchase order, agency order on letterhead, VISA/MC (up to $3,500) or simply by signing and returning our quote sheets. Standard terms are Net 30 days.
   
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PO Box 51, Zeeland, Michigan, USA, 49464-0051, Phone 616.772.2300, Fax 616.772.2966, Email info@theRADIOsource.com

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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.