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ALERT AM System 
Each ALERT AM Emergency Advisory Radio Station operates from a fixed location with a 3-5-mile radius range. ALERTM AM Stations include automatic/targeted National Weather Service “all-hazard” broadcast interruption as well as IP-based audio management. Included is an uninterruptible power supply and an audio processor for maximum range and intelligibility. Options allow stations may be grouped and synchronized to cover larger jurisdictions, a 4-day operational backup, Simulcast Streaming to the Internet and Alexa advisories. Flashing ALERT Signs may be added to advertise the signals. ALERT AM Stations are modular so may later be upgraded at any time.

Information Station 
The Information Station  
The Information Station is streamlined for general fixed-location applications. Versions include “Information Station - IP” – operable via any Ethernet 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
InfOspot is a custom product tailored to needs and can include special audio systems, USB / internet connectivity, cabinets and fixed or portable antenna mounting styles. No license is required due to its FCC certification. Any content may be broadcast on any available AM frequency. To push range out to a half-mile and more, InfOspot is the affordable solution. Range up to 1/2 mile.
VoiceStar System
This trailer-mounted system includes both an Information Radio Station and a changeable message sign. Customizable. VoiceStar is solar/AC powered and both visual and radio messages can be managed via wireless means or locally.



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.










Stealth Black-Out LED Sign
Invisible when not activated; invaluable in an emergency. Trigger Stealth sign’s preprogrammed messages to instantly notify and inform.
   
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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