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Information Station
The Information Station   
The Information Station is streamlined for general fixed-location applications. Versions include “Information Station - IP” – operable via any network and/or a front panel control and the “Information Station - USB” – operable locally by flash drive. Each station has a range of 3-5 miles (25-75 square miles of coverage). Options include combined USB and network-based audio control, simulcast streaming to the internet, signage to encourage motorists to tune in, wireless control, UPS backup, outdoor electronics enclosure. Licensing and installation services are available.



License-Free Solutions
Custom stations tailored to needs that do not require FCC licensing. Can include special audio systems, USB / internet connectivity, cabinets and fixed or portable antenna mounting styles. Any content may be broadcast on any available AM frequency. Range 1/4 mile typically with a 20' antenna.
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RadioSTAT System 
Easy to deploy to incidents, this compact, transportable Information Radio Station can operate from a fixed location when not required in the field. Optional network operation, USB-flash drive audio management or both. Sharable with other communities. Electronics are housed in a light-weight, high-impact, weather-resistant case with carrying bags for portable antenna and accessories. Control via flashdrive or your network or wireless gateway.

EventCAST Rental Radio Station 
Rent an Information Radio Station for an event, emergency, for signal testing or as an interim solution while a permanent station is installed. Packages can include services: licensing (required for government agencies), onsite setup assist and professional message recording. Coverage: for government agencies, 3-5 mile radius with license; for educational institutions, on property, unlicensed per FCC Part 15.221.
VoiceStar System
The VoiceStar System is trailer-mounted, easy-start, licensed AM radio station and a full-sized changeable message. Customizable, VoiceStar is solar/AC powered. Both visual and radio messages are managed via wireless means or locally. VoiceStar Systems may operate from a fixed location when not needed in the field. Stations are often integrated into a system of several units to instantly notify the public at highway construction zones, traffic incidents and in health and safety emergencies. They are built to operate in isolated locations. Coverage radius: 3-5 miles.

Flashing ALERT Sign
Flashing ALERT Signs
Wireless-controlled, solar-powered beacon signs may be triggered remotely to advise motorists to tune to a special radio signal for information or to take a specific action in any public safety situation. For roads with speed limits less than 55 MPH. Custom sign panel with embedded beacons is included.
FASTrack Quick-Erect Signn
FHWA / NFPA-approved for use at emergency scenes, FASTrack signs are portable and quick to assemble. The sign and stand stow together as a unit. FASTrack signs come with custom sign text and optional text overlays.     
 
   
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Information Radio Station is a generic term synonymous with Travelers Information Station (TIS), Highway Advisory Radio (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, wattmeter, 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.


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