Information Station Specialists is the best known source of travelers information stations, highway advisory radio, advisory signs and services needed to reach motorists with public service information. Learn more about Information Station Specialists.
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Since our founding in 1983, we have become the go-to source for exclusive radio and signage products utilized by governmental agencies, educational institutions, nonprofit groups, broadcasters, businesses and individuals.

A provider of fixed Travelers' Information / Highway Advisory Radio Stations since their inception, our offerings now include radio solutions for emergencies and events, multi-station synchronization, networked content delivery, streamed simulcasts, high performance antennas and a variety of license-free radio solutions. Quick-erect, remotely controlled road signs with the latest LED technology and the Severe Storm Detector round out our product line. We offer a full range of services, including lifetime support for every system. The result is a tailored communication solution that fits your application perfectly. Email us anytime; or call 616.772.2300 9am to 5pm Eastern.
 


Radio Goes the Distance at Schools, Churches & Virus Test Sites
 
"Everything worked great for our first drive-in worship! We got a nice strong signal throughout the parking lot."
Pastor Paul Gebo
Christ Lutheran Church, Stockton, IL
See how radio stations are used for COVID testing, emergency management and social distancing at churches and schools. Plus background on our innovative Severe Storm Detector that makes faster, more accurate weather alerts possible, allowing more time to get to safety.
In our new June newsletter here.


Information Radio Stations *
Fixed + Portable  -  Coverage Area: 3 to 5 Mile Radius

Licensed, 10-watt radio stations for use by government agencies and emergency medical providers. Noncommercial voice message content. Rental available for events and signal testing. Packages can include wrap-around services: licensing, installation, training and message recording.
RadioSAFE Wide Area Emergency Radio Broadcast Systems *
Fixed - Coverage Area: 5 to 20+ Mile Radius

RadioSAFE Systems provide enhanced signal coverage that can be critical in public safety applications and/or in a crisis. FCC permission is required by waiver or special emergency temporary authority for the various RadioSAFE systems to operate at their full coverage potentials.
License-Free Stations
Fixed -  Coverage Area: Up to 1/2 Mile Range

Stations certified for FCC Part 15 applications. Range varies by station type. Broadcast content can include music and commercials in addition to public service and safety information.
EventCAST Rental Stations
Fixed + Portable  -  Coverage Area:  3 to 5 Mile Radius

Information Radio Station rentals for an events, signal testing or as an interim solution while a permanent station is installed. Packages can include services: licensing, onsite setup assist and professional message recording.
Advisory Signage
Fixed + Portable | Changeable + Static | Flashing

An array of sign solutions to announce the presence of a radio signal or to convey virtually any information to motorists or pedestrians.
  Severe Storm Detector

This NASA-proven device monitors for violent weather, alerting when it approaches. Triggers siren/strobe on tornados, severe storms and lightning to wake you at night. Works anywhere without a requirement for NOAA Weather Radio or Wireless Internet service. Battery backup. Power adapter available for vehicles or solar. Direct detection method can produce faster warnings.
  AMReady Broadcast Products

Components for licensed AM radio broadcast stations. Quick-deploy antennas, accessories, groundplanes/rods, transmitters and custom kits to help keep AM stations on the air during emergencies.
(*) Government Purchase Options
ABOUT PRODUCTS RESOURCES SERVICES SITE INDEX
Contacts All Products at a Glance Alert Stations across the USA Customer Support Policy Site Map
Customer Support Policy For Emergencies Case Studies FCC Frequencies & Licenses
Founding & Firsts For Health Applications FAQs Installation, Testing, Training
Privacy Policy For Highways FCC-Permitted Broadcasts Professional Recordings
For Visitor Information Glossary of Radio Terms Rentals
  For Other Common Applications News from The Source Streaming  
For License-Free Stations Operators' Zone Warranty
  Why Customers Say They Buy


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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 information radio station equipment, related products and 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.